University Bio - Ron Bernas

Ron Bernas

Communications Specialist

Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: FAC
Room: 420 D
Phone: 313-993-1251
Areas of Expertise:


  • Master of Arts - English, Wayne State University, 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts - Journalism, Central Michigan University 1986


Ron worked in newspapers for nearly 25 years before moving into public relations and corporate communications. He joined the University in 2015 and is editor of the alumni magazine Spiritus. His stories about alumni, gifts, grants and more appear on the Alumni are Forever Titans blog that can be found at

He is editor of Conversations in Jesuit Higher Education, a national magazine published by the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

Ron is also a published playwright and his work has been produced around the world.