Shay Barnhart is the Corps of Cadets’ communications director.
She maintains a comprehensive communications and marketing program for the Corps, serves on the Corps’ advancement team, and edits the Corps Review magazine, among other duties.
Barnhart graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor of journalism degree. She spent 18 years as a reporter, page designer, and editor at newspapers around the country.
Before joining the Corps, she worked for Virginia Tech University Relations, where she created content for the university’s top-level social media accounts and webpages and worked with Virginia Tech News products.
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