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Work experience

May 2010Dec 2010

Warehouse Technician

Backyard America
Aug 2008Dec 2008

Rotunda Reporter

Rotunda Newspaper

I researched and accurately reported on newsworthy events across campus, varying from reporting on new construction projects to writing opinion pieces.

Apr 2008Aug 2008

Head Fabrication Technician

Walk2Campus Properties

I supervised and provided oversight for a crew of four men in the demolition, fabrication, construction, and conversion of homes into divided apartment complexes.

Mar 2007Aug 2007

Warehouse Employee

Matrix Turf Solutions

I organized, managed, shipped, weighed, categorized, and bagged turf solutions for Matrix Turf Solutions as their primary warehouse employee.  I became proficient in forklift operations, and also oversaw shipping, bills of ladle, work orders, and shipping orders.

Education

Aug 2007May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

Longwood University
Aug 2006Jan 2007

Incomplete

Clemson University

I was invited to attend Clemson's prestigious Architecture program after completing my high school diploma in three years.  I spent one semester at Clemson before deciding to transfer to Longwood University for financial reasons. 

Interest

Public Relations, Communications, Fabrication, Contracting, Construction, Personal Training, Mixed Martial Arts, and naturalistic excursions.

References

Ramesh Rao

Advisor and professor whom I have grown very close with over the past four years; a man that can truly speak to my character, intellect, and critical thinking skills.

Pamela Tracy

A distinguished scholar and professor who specializes in gender communication studies, although she is extremely proficient in all aspects of communications.  She is another professor of that would voluntarily vouch for my character and ability to critically analyze and interpret information.

Summary

My name is Andrew Panneton and I am a senior Communication Studies Major at Longwood University.  I attended Clemson University for Architecture briefly before transferring to Longwood.  I have a minor in psychology, and am a member of the Iota Lambda chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity, in addition to being a member of Lambda Pi Eta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Psi Chi, and the National Communication Association. 

Portfolio

Objective

To obtain a full time, salary position with a strategic communications or public relations consulting firm.

Skills

Critical Thinking
I am a very pragmatic thinker, using logic and reason to arrive at the best possible solution for a given problem.
Writing
I am an exceptional writer who understands persuasion and the tools necessary for effective persuasion.  My extensive vocabulary and ability to articulate ideas, concepts, and theories succinctly helps me in this area as well.
Editing
Editing of technical writing pieces, and documents.
Fabrication
Fabrication in concerns to construction, studs, drywall, flooring, cabinetry, vct, etc.

Certifications

May 2010May 2011

First Responder

American Red Cross