Eileen Brangan Mell
Director Public Relations
Eileen oversees all of WPI’s public relations efforts. In addition to managing the planning, strategy and media outreach for all of WPI’s major announcements, Eileen also handles crisis communications for the university. Any member of the WPI community with a potential news story should contact Eileen directly.
Michael W. Dorsey
Director of Research Communications
Michael Dorsey is responsible for all aspects of university communications involving research and faculty achievement, a key element of WPI's communications program. He finds, develops, and disseminates news about the outcomes of the faculty's high-impact research and creates a variety of communications vehicles that spotlight the quality of the faculty and the recognition they receive for their scholarship, teaching, and professional service.
Lorraine U. Martinelle
Public Relations Specialist
Lorraine Martinelle is a key day-to-day news writer in the Marketing & Communications Division and is editor of the biweekly internal newsletter @WPI. She supports public relations, internal communications, and the WPI web site in a broad range of writing assignments. Lorraine also helps coordinate news bureau activities, press release distribution, and media coverage of campus events.
Public Relations Coordinator
Cheryl is responsible for the coordination and distribution of all press releases and advisories to various media outlets via the internet. She tracks all WPI media coverage through newspapers, television, radio, magazines and internet, and tracks trends and identifies opportunities for stories to receive media coverage.