People: Sherry O’Neal

Sherry O’Neal

Communications Coordinator Academic Technology Innovation
Address Box 7113 Raleigh NC 27695 Phone: 919-513-4491
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Biographical Info

Sherry O’Neal, DELTA’s communications coordinator, started working at DELTA in January of 2015. With 18+ years of experience at NC State, Sherry brought a wealth of knowledge and insight to her position. She provides content and writing expertise while mainly focusing on writing, editing, and branding for DELTA. She also promotes and writes articles for DELTA News, leads social media, and established a monthly email newsletter called DELTA Connections. Sherry helps increase awareness of DELTA and its service across NC State’s campus and to outside entities.

Her prior positions at NC State include adjunct professor in the Department of Communication, director of communication for the College of Design and communications program manager for the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE).

Sherry graduated from NC State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, and from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Master of Arts in communication and a minor focus in journalism.

She received a 2015 Pride of the Wolfpack Award her first year at DELTA and was a nominee for the SHRA Provost’s Office Award for Excellence in 2018. In July 2018, Sherry received the H. Lewis Gaston award for outstanding service from the College News Association of the Carolinas and accomplishments in public relations for higher education.