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Education

20102014

Bachelor of Arts

Rogers State University

Corporate Communications major, Honors minor

Summa Cum Laude, 4.0

Related Awards

       - Top Student Paper at OSTCA Conference, plaque and monetary award (Fall 2013)

       - Recipient of the Honors Program full-ride scholarship (2010-2014)

       - President’s Honor Roll (Fall 2010-Spring 2014)

       - Outstanding Honors Sophomore, Junior, and Senior (Spring 2012, 2013, 2014)

       - Communications Outstanding Graduate (Spring 2014)

Skills

Public Relations

- Accomplished in creating video, brochures, social media awareness, PR plans, and radio broadcasts for clients

- Experienced at building and constructing content for websites using WordPress, Google Sites, and HTML coding

- Practiced at working with numerous people and groups to effectively solve problems and complete tasks

- Versed in public speaking

Written

- Thorough knowledge of formulating PR releases, any form of news copy, and research studies

- Adept at creating and editing content that involves comprehensive critical thinking skills

Technical

- Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher as well as the MAC versions

- Skilled with various social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, YouTube, etc.)      

- Strong producing and editing skills with Final Cut Pro, Audacity, Adobe Audition, Photoshop, and iMovie

Work History

June 2015October 2015

Full-Time Sales Teammate

The Buckle, Inc. 

        - Employee of the month

        - Created personal list of clientele to better assist both guests and the company through personalized sales

Aug 2012May 2014

Intern

Honors Program, Rogers State University

       - Founded, created content for, and edited layout for Honors Program Newsletter

       - Aided in enrollment and the decision process for incoming scholarship recipients

       - Coordinated all activities and promoted the program

Aug 2011Jul 2012

Student Worker

Communications Department, Rogers State University 

        - Assist the administrative assistant and professors with various tasks

        - Produced banners, flyers, and postures for campus distribution

Feb 2011Jul 2011

Student Worker 

Health and Sciences Department
20092013

Teacher

Mother's Day Out, First Baptist Church

Activities and Leadership

 Student Government Association

    - President (2013-2014)

    - Public Relations Director (2011-2013)

Honors Program

    - Vice President (2013-2014)

Studies-at-Large

       -England, France, Scotland, Ireland, New York (Summer 2011, 2012; Spring 2013)

Conferences

    - Attended the conference and became a member of Oklahoma Academy Town Hall (Fall 2013)

    - Presented two research studies at OSTCA (Fall 2012, 2013)

Volunteering

    - Group leader, volunteer (2010-2014)

    -Logged approximately 200 hours at various locations

References

Michael Gordon

       - Manager, Community Affairs

       - AEP (Tulsa, OK)

       - (918) 599-2588

       - msgordon@aep.com

Dr. Juliet Evusa

       - Associate Professor of Communications

       - Rogers State University (Claremore, OK)

       - (508) 414-8367

       - jevusa@rsu.edu

Dr. Jim Ford

       - Director of the Honors Program, Professor of English and Humanities

       - Rogers State University (Claremore, OK)

       - (918) 343-7749

       - jford@rsu.edu

Lacy Pritchett

       - Store Manager at Store #34

       - The Buckle, Inc. (Bartlesville, OK)

       - (209) 781-5276       

       - Lacey.p@hotmail.com