Steven M. Kendus, MPA


Steven M. Kendus, MPA

Director, Marketing & Communications, Graduate College and Div. of Professional and Continuing Services

Steven Kendus is a marketing and communications specialist with more than 20 years of marketing and technical writing experience and more than 10 years of executive management experience. Kendus founded The Writer’s Block in 1993 and in 2000, and he has assisted organizations in enhancing their productivity and identity through marketing, corporate communications and employee education.

Kendus is also a professional author, columnist, technical writer, copy writer and editor, and has had various books and articles published. He wrote Hunting The First State: A Guide to Delaware Hunting, wrote a regular outdoors column for The News Journal, and contributes articles to various outdoors-related magazines. He served as executive director for Electronic Payment Exchange, vice president of marketing for QED Financial Systems, manager of technical education and corporate communications for Integrated Software Solutions, Inc., director of product communications for eCal Corporation, senior technical writer for EXE Technologies, and training program designer for The Bank of New York (Delaware). He also serves as an adjunct instructor in UD’s Department of English.

Kendus has a master of public administration and a bachelor of arts in English – business and technical writing – from the University of Delaware and has completed courses in web design from the Delaware College of Art and Design. He is a member of various professional organizations, including the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the Delaware Press Association (DPA) and the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA).