Jared Verner

Jared Verner portrait

Jared Verner

University Communications and Media Relations

“It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. ”
– John Wooden


Jared Verner serves as Director of University Communications and Media Relations. He is responsible for campus-wide internal communications and external media relations efforts.

Verner spent five years with the UCCS athletic department as assistant director for sports information and associate director for external relations. He earned the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Sports Information Director of the Year award in 2016. He previously spent three years at Western State Colorado University as sports information director.

Verner earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and associate's degree in science and mathematics from Northwest Missouri State University. His associate's degree was earned through the Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics and Computing, an early-to-college residential high school program at Northwest. He is a native of Armstrong, Mo.