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Mark D. Weinstein, M.S. - Cedarville University. Cedarville, OH, US

Mark D. Weinstein, M.S.

Executive Director of Public Relations | Cedarville University


Mark D. Weinstein has worked in higher education since 1988. He began his tenure at Cedarville University in 2010.





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The COVID Impact on Health, Education, and Politics Weinstein Receives PRSA (Dayton) Communications Professional of Year Award


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Mark D. Weinstein has worked in higher education public relations since 1988, and since 2013, he's been the executive director of public relations at Cedarville University. In addition to his work with the university, Weinstein has been an active member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) in St. Louis and Dayton, Ohio. He served as president of the Dayton Area chapter in 2020.

Industry Expertise (1)

Public Relations and Communications

Areas of Expertise (5)

Public Affairs and Communications

Organizational Leadership

Higher Education

Public Relations


Accomplishments (4)

Excellence Award, Strategic Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE)


The Strategic Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) recognized Mark D. Weinstein for excellence in public relations during the 2021-22 academic year.

PRSA Communications Professional of the Year (professional)


The Public Relations Society of America (Dayton chapter) awarded Mark Weinstein it's lifetime achievement award with the 2023 Communication Professional of the Year award.

PRSA East Central District Diamond Award (professional)


PRSA East Central District award Mark D. Weinstein and Cedarville University with a Diamond Award for the development and implementation of its campus newsroom.

PRSA PRism Award and Best in Show for Campus Newsroom (professional)


The Public Relations Society of America (Dayton) awarded Mark D. Weinstein and Cedarville University with a PRism award for the development and implementation of the campus newsroom. The campus newsroom was also awarded the highest PRism honor as it was named the "Best in Show."

Education (2)

Geneva College: M.S., Organizational Leadership

Grace College & Seminary: B.S., Communications/Journalism

Media Appearances (4)

Ohio Army National Guard concerned about missing local soldier

Dayton Daily News  online


Nelson is a graduate of Cedarville University, said Mark Weinstein, a spokesman for the university. She graduated in 2017 with a B.S. degree in exercise science. “If she is still missing, I hope she is found safely very soon,” Weinstein said.

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Cedarville University seeing spike in COVID-19 cases



“Our initiative was to empower the students to make sound decisions that’s best for their health and their best interests,” said Mark Weinstein, Cedarville’s executive director of public affairs. “We operated as normal, just like any school would. There really weren’t strong guidelines other than just be mindful, be careful, and enjoy your college life in terms of the classroom and learning from professors.”

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Dayton-area employers plan expansions

Dayton Business Journal  online


The six major construction projects in the plan will cost in total approximately $75 million. An anonymous donor contributed $12 million to the construction fund in 2020 to help provide “excellent education with a biblical worldview,” according to Mark Weinstein, Cedarville's public relations director.

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Cedarville plans to hold in-person graduation ceremonies in spring

Dayton Daily News  online


The university will livestream the commencement programs for those who aren’t able to attend because of limits on guests, said university spokesman Mark Weinstein.

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