Title: Periodicals Editor
Allen Snow is periodicals editor and Mississippi State Alumnus magazine editor in the Office of University Relations, having served in those positions since 1992. He is primarily responsible for the production of three issues of the magazine annually. In addition, he edits copy for the numerous other university publications that University Relations produces, and assists the news department by proofreading all news releases. Snow also handles the customer service inquiries that come in through the customer service link on the university's website.
A 1976 graduate of Mississippi State with a bachelor's degree in graphic design, he initially joined the University Relations staff in 1978, following a two-year stint as art director for WCBI-TV in Columbus. For six years, until 1984, he was the office's graphic designer. After leaving the university for three years for another position, he returned in 1987 and soon transitioned from design to editorial and writing responsibilities. In 1996, he designed and coordinated production of the coffee table book Old Main: Images of a Legend.
In his free time, the West Point resident enjoys traveling, gardening, reading and spending time with his wife Elin and their four cats. And no, they are not crazy old cat people - yet.