Marketing, Press & Media
Brand Story, Graphics and guidelines:
Media and Press Inquiries:
Below is a list of resources prepared for press and those wishing to promote Mount Marty College. If you can’t find the information you need here, please contact the Marketing & Communications Department for additional information.
If you are looking to promote Mount Marty College on your media outlet, we have provided the official logos of MMC and MMC Athletics below, along with the standard language used to describe the College.
Founded in 1936 by the Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery, Mount Marty College is a Catholic, Benedictine school of higher education located along the bluffs of the Missouri River in Yankton, South Dakota, with additional locations in Watertown and Sioux Falls. Mount Marty offers undergraduate and graduate degrees with particular focus on student and alumni success in high-demand fields such as health sciences, education, criminal justice, business, accounting and more. A community of learners in the Benedictine tradition, Mount Marty emphasizes academic excellence and develops well-rounded students with intellectual competence, professional and personal skills and moral, spiritual and social values. Today, the small, Catholic liberal arts college is recognized as one of America’s best regional Midwest colleges by U.S. News & World Report and as one of the most effective and efficient private colleges in South Dakota by the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC).
Mount Marty's colors are navy and gold.
Navy: 100, 68, 0, 54 (cmyk)
0, 45, 98 (rgb)
282 C (PMS)
Gold: 0, 29, 91, 0 (cymk)
253, 187, 48 (rgb)
1235 C (PMS)
The typefaces Mount Marty uses are:
- Bebas Neue or Oswald for headers
- Minion Pro for body content
Mount Marty faculty and staff members are great resources for media seeking experts to appear in print, radio, television or online interviews. Our experts are available to provide assistance to media in their areas of expertise. Please see below for a sampling of expert resources. For questions on these subjects and for inquiries into more subject matter experts, please call Kristen Hicks.
Sister Maribeth Wentzlaff
Office of Marketing and Communications
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Kristen joined Mount Marty College in May 2016. Her primary responsibility is creating and executing the College's strategic marketing plans. She earned her double major at The University of Montana in Journalism and Media Arts. She provides daily oversight for the office of communications and creative direction for college-wide communications, image and identity.
Kristen moved to Yankton South Dakota from Boulder, Colorado, where she was the creative director for a national snack foods company. Prior to that, she spent 3 years working at a marketing and production agency in Idaho Falls, Idaho, where her original roots and family still reside. She believes in the importance of vibrant and progressive communities – especially those that share growth with a college or institution – and serves as Board Member for Onward Yankton, a local economic and entrepreneurial development group. She also provides strategic marketing to small businesses and startups.
Digital communications specialist