Valerie Andrews, M.J.

Assistant Professor, Director of the Shawn M. Donnelley Center for Nonprofit Communications, Assistant to the Director for Special Projects

Valerie Andrews
Office Location
Room 310 Communications/Music Complex
Mailing Address

Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 201
New Orleans, LA 70118

Direct Phone
(504) 865-3427
Fax Number
(504) 865-2333
E-mail Address


M.J., Louisiana State University; B.A., Northwestern State University

Short Bio

Valerie Andrews joined the faculty in Fall 2007 as a full-time extraordinary faculty member in the public relations and advertising sequences. In Fall 2011 she was named director of the Shawn M. Donnelley Center for Nonprofit Communications.

She also has taught at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, where she was a tenured assistant professor of Mass Communication, and at LSU, University of Southern Mississippi and Tulane.

She has worked extensively in public relations and advertising for industries ranging from RVs and food service to printing and educational materials. She has more than 30 years of nonprofit consulting and volunteer work.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Communications Writing
  • Intro to Layout and Design
  • Advertising
  • Advertising Copywriting
  • Advertising Campaigns
  • Public Relations
  • Writing for Public Relations
  • PR Campaigns
  • Strategic Event Planning and Promotions
  • Advanced Nonprofit Communications Lab
  • Senior Seminar
  • Internship/Practicum
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