Tiffany Hess-Bennette

Communications Manager

Tiffany Hess-Bennette is the Communications Manager at the Institute for Citizens & Scholars, where she crafts narratives that convey the organization’s impact on higher education and the civic field. 

Before joining Citizens & Scholars, Tiffany was a Communications Specialist within the University of Delaware’s Office of Development & Alumni Relations. Before that, she was the Editorial Content Manager at Choose New Jersey, the state’s leading economic development organization.  She earned her BA in English and Communications at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.  

Tiffany enjoys traveling with her husband and curling up with a good book and her cats. She is passionate about investing in her community through supporting the local library, small businesses, and neighborhood farmers market. 

“I’m inspired by those urging America to live up to its highest ideals and insisting we strive for a more perfect Union.”

Tiffany Hess-Bennette
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  • Writing 
  • Storytelling 
  • Content development & strategy 
  • Marketing
  • Public relations