James Lyons ’03, one of the first Syracuse University alumni killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, was inducted into the University’s National Veterans Resource Center’s Hall of Honor on Oct. 15. He was also recognized as the “Hometown Hero” during halftime…
Dennis F. Kulis joins IVMF communications team
Dennis F. Kulis has been appointed senior communications designer and publications coordinator at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF). Kulis will work closely with IVMF leadership as part of the communications team in the development of digital and print communications and marketing materials to help support the institute’s mission.
As a member of the institute’s communications team, Kulis will be responsible for conceptualizing, organizing, designing and producing visual-creative print and digital solutions. In addition, he will develop and provide an overall creative vision and direction for new and existing communication vehicles to ensure and implement consistent IVMF visual and style guidelines and maintain the integrity of IVMF’s branding. Kulis will also oversee the work of junior designers and freelancers and act as primary coordinator of all printed collateral while working with the University’s publications office and on- and off-campus print vendors.
“We are thrilled to bring Dennis on as a full-time member of our team,” says Dan Savage, IVMF chief of staff. “We have worked with Dennis on a part-time basis for the last several months and his presence was immediately felt as a significant gain for our organization. His work ethic, dedication and attention to detail have contributed immeasurably to the production of several high-profile publications on a tight timetable, which we were then able to share with our most senior stakeholders. We are eager to see his work continue with the IVMF in the future.”
Prior to joining SU, Kulis previously worked as an award-winning senior designer at the Office of Publications and Marketing at Cornell University for more than 24 years. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of design and electronic composition development of print, electronic and non-print communications.
He holds an associate’s degree in specialized technology with a major in visual communication from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.