Steven Sommer is the Public Relations Manager for the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI). In his role, he oversees all public relations efforts for the UKCI, including meeting the unit’s strategic planning, media relations, design, videography, and social media needs.
Steven received his bachelor of arts in Communication Studies with a concentration in Mass Media from Longwood University in May 2014. Following his graduation, he spent over three years in public relations for multiple Division I collegiate athletics programs including the University of Kentucky and Penn State University. Prior to his time with the Confucius Institute, he spent a brief period of time in the private sector where he worked in social media management for Fortune 100 clients primarily in the automotive and real estate industries.