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Holli Gardner Drewry

Director of Communications
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Hybrid Work Schedule:
Working Remotely - Monday & Friday
Working in Office - Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday

801 University City Blvd, Suite 21; Office 2103A
Blacksburg, VA 24060

University Mail Code 0292


Virginia Tech: Bachelor of Arts in Art & Art History, Concentration in Graphic Design and Art History


Since 1992, I have worked in a series of graphic design and communications positions with the responsibility to produce a wide variety of items including, advertisements, press releases, websites, brochures, photography, social media messaging, digital video, email newsletters, mobile apps, and digital signage. 

I currently serve in university shared governance as a member of the Commission on Administrative and Professional Faculty Affairs and as the president of the A/P Faculty Senate.

Awards, Honors and Certifications

  • Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC)
  • Gallup Certified Strengths Coach
  • Diversity Development Institute Ambassador
  • Academy of Faculty Service
  • Excellence in Access & Inclusion Award
  • University Relations Communications Excellence Team Award
  • Gail Kirby Professional Liaison Award
  • Dining Services Customer Satisfaction Award
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Tau Sigma Delta National Honor Society
  • Girl Scouts Outstanding Leader Award
  • Mountain Lake Workshop with John Cage
  • Girl Scout Gold Award (First Class)

Professional Interests

I embrace technology and look forward to finding innovative ways to tell stories and connect with audiences. I'm interested in how groups form and collaborate to get things done.

Personal Interests

I am a lifelong member of Girl Scouts. As a girl member I earned First Class. I have served as a leader, camp counselor, cookie parent, trainer, delegate, and member of the board and board development committee. I currently serve as the chair of the Membership Voice Committee.