New ‘Meet the Professionals’ session to explore Communication field

Thursday March 21, 2019Roger Coda
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Students majoring in Communication can gain valuable career insight from industry leaders, teachers and practitioners at a “Meet the Professionals” gathering on Wednesday, April 3, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room.

Ten Fredonia alums will be among representatives joining what is believed to be the first meet-and-greet to focus on the job and internship opportunities and to be co-hosted by the student group Applied Communication Association and the Fredonia chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America.

The Fredonia grads include: Grace Gerass, content marketing professional, University at Buffalo; Shaunna Rospierski, public relations, non-profit; Arianna Asop, graduate student; Julia Costa, marketing manager, OSEA; Carl Lam, WGRZ; Anna Booth, outreach coordinator, University of Rochester; Kristen O’Connor, content marketing, EvergreenHealth; Christine Doolittle, Chautauqua Institution; Phoebe Langdon, account executive, Syracuse Mets;  and Sean Murphy, Entercom.

Also participating will be Brian Hayden, communications manager, Visit Buffalo Niagara; Samantha Schlein, Vanner Insurance; and Liz Fuhrmann, WGRZ.

This is a free opportunity for students to connect with individuals and discuss professional lifestyle and get a feel for different types of jobs in their field, explained Erin Prevost, PRSSA public relations chair.

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