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Aaron Singleton named Director of Communications at United Way of Forsyth County

aaron-singletonUnited Way of Forsyth County has recently named Aaron Singleton as Director of Communications. Singleton most recently served as the Director of News and Media Relations for Winston Salem State University where he was responsible for promoting the university’s brand and developing the organization’s content strategy and public relations.

Prior to his role, at WSSU, Singleton served as the Director of Public Relations for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, responsible for all internal and external communications.

Additionally, he currently serves on the board of The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas.

Singleton earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communications from Pennsylvania State University where he later served as a writer and editor in the Public Information Department.

Singleton has received eight International Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Awards for best news writing, public relations and marketing programs , four regional awards for best publications and a Telly Award (2005) for film/video.

In his current role Singleton will coordinate the organization’s overall communications strategy and broaden the awareness of the United Way of Forsyth County. He will report to the Vice President of Marketing and Engagement, Kim Thore.

United Way of Forsyth County believes quality of life relies on education, financial stability, health, and basic needs. All four are critical and interdependent to the collective success of our community. United Way of Forsyth County creates positive change in the community by aligning resources and strategic partners to achieve measurable, lasting results. We invest in improving student success and the high school graduation rate, increasing financial stability among lower-income individuals and families, broadening access to health care and prescription medications to the un- and under-insured, and providing critical assistance to those facing immediate crisis. Learn more about our work and rediscover the why behind the way at www.forsythunitedway.org.

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