Mikala Kane

Director of Communications and Digital Strategy

Dean's Office

Academic Degrees:

Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies, Journalism, and Digital Arts) – St. Michael’s College

Areas of Expertise:

Professional Certificate in Digital Marketing – Digital Marketing Institute & American Marketing Association


Mikala Kane oversees all communications, public relations, marketing, and digital strategies for the Neag School of Education. 

Prior to joining Neag, she was the publicity/marketing coordinator for UConn School of Nursing, where she elevated the visibility of the School locally and nationally, led a comprehensive website redesign and reorganization, and introduced a variety of successful digital strategies. This work earned her recognition as a Rising Star Award finalist for the 2022 UConn Spirit Awards.

Before her career in higher education, Mikala spent several years working in journalism. In that time, she held various editing roles at The Hartford Courant and at The Post-Star in upstate New York. While in Hartford, she tackled both print and digital projects, including leading the nightly production of the newspaper and creating a digital news brand for Connecticut millennials.

Mikala earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Studies, Journalism, and Digital Arts from St. Michael’s College in Vermont. She is also dually certified by the Digital Marketing Institute and the American Marketing Association as a Digital Marketing Professional.

Mikala Kane
Contact Information
Mailing Address249 Glenbrook Rd, Unit 3064 Storrs, CT 06269-3064
Office LocationGentry 340E, Dean's Office