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EDUCATION

AUBURN UNIVERSITY

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PUBLIC RELATIONS
Graduation: May 2018
GPA: 3.77/4.0


Dean's List: Fall 2014, 2015, 2016; Spring 2017 
Recipient of True Blue Legacy Scholarship
Recipient of Auburn Spirit Foundation Scholarship 

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FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

This course is designed to overview the functions, practices and growing applications of public relations in both the private industry and the public sector.


PUBLIC RELATIONS CASE STUDIES

This is a course designed to enhance public relations students with an understanding of both effective and ineffective methods of PR through studying actual cases from the field itself.

SURVEY RESEARCH

This course works on identifying, characterizing and evaluating stakeholder groups and alternative channels of communication. Formal research procedures include sampling, instrument design, data processing, analysis and reporting.

CONCEPTS OF COMMUNICATION AND JOURNALISM

This course introduces the basic principles of various communication forms, the dominant communication theories and communication industries.

PR FOR NONPROFITS

This course introduces students to the key PR elements in a nonprofit setting such as crisis communication, the role of key stakeholders, branding for nonprofits, advocacy, internal communication and strategic planning.

PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

This course introduces students to functions, institutions and basic problems in the marketing of goods and services in a global economy.


PHOTOJOURNALISM

This is a course designed to teach students the techniques and processes of digital photography for newspaper, magazine and web-based industries.


REPORTING

This course teaches the various tasks of news reporting, emphasizing such issues as gathering information and preparing articles under deadline pressure, beat reporting, understanding legal and ethical issues and applying reporting principles to a variety of assignments.

DIGITAL STYLE AND DESIGN FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS MESSAGES

This course is designed to teach students the principles of style and design through the use of various content management systems, HTML/CSS and creative software.

MULTIMEDIA WRITING FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS

This course is an intensive writing class designed to prepare public relations students for communicating messages to key audiences through a variety of media and tools.