Twelve JMC seniors selected for “Who’s Who”

Twelve of the 99 MSU seniors selected to the 2017-18 “Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities” had majors in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications.

They were Mackenzie Chapman, Austin Gordon, Julie Graham, Ashley Horn, Connor Jaschen, Victoria (Tory) Lanaghan, Allison Laski, Abbey Malone, Nicole Schulenburg, Rachel Solomon, Kayla Speis, and Jaclyn Whoberry.

Chapman was a public relations major with a minor in advertising. She worked for The Murray State News and was the social media coordinator for Regents College. In summer 2017, she interned with TPN in New York City.

She graduated in December.

Gordon is a graphic communications media major and a marketing minor. He is the ad production manager and online editor for The Murray State News and Gateway Magazine.  He interned with Designory in Chicago in summer 2017.

He is a member of Ads Club, Public Relations Student Society of America, Gamma Epsilon Tao honor society. He is the director of multimedia for Student Government Association and vice president of volunteering for Omicron Delta Kappa. Gordon has won several awards from the Kentucky Press Association for his work with The News. He plans to graduate in May.

Graham is a public relations major and an organizational communication minor. She was an account service intern for Paradowski Creative in St. Louis.

She was a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America, Lambda Pi Eta, the vice president of public relations for Kappa Delta, and the vice president of finance for Panhellenic Council.

She was a consultant for the Racer Oral Communication Center. Graham plans to graduate in May.

Horn was a public relations major and an advertising minor. She worked for Murray State’s Office of Branding, Marketing and Communications and the University’s Education Abroad office.

She interned with TBWA/World Health in Chicago in summer 2017. She was part of the University’s dance company and a resident advisor. Horn graduated in December.

Jaschen is a public relations major and a political science minor. He is the editor in chief of The Murray State News. He had a public relations internship with Diversified Agency Services in New York in summer 2017.

He is a member of Ads Club, Student Government Association and the Sigma Pi fraternity.

He plans to graduate in May.

Lanaghan is a public relations major and a creative writing and Spanish minor. She worked with Racer Relations.

She was a marketing and social media management intern for the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias in Fairview Heights, Ill., social media content manager for the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Ind., and a development and social media management intern for Whole Kids Outreach in Ellington, Mo.

She was the vice president of the Public Relations Student Society of America, president of the Elizabeth College residential college council, and treasurer and leadership chair for Lambda Zeta Omicron. She is an adult leader for the St. James youth ministry.

Lanaghan plans to graduate in May.

Laski was a TV production major and an advertising minor. She was the chief videographer at The Murray State News.

She was a videographer at Bluegrass Downs’ horse track. She was a production assistant at 180 Degrees Productions LLC.

She was a member of TV Club. Laski graduated in December.

Malone is a public relations major and a legal studies minor. She worked for The Murray State News in advertising sales.

She was a regional account intern at BBDO Atlanta in summer 2017. She was a sales associate and handled social media for Ladybugs Boutiques.

She was a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America, Order of Omega, National Greek Honors Society, and Student Ambassadors. She was the philanthropic chair for Alpha Sigma Alpha and the membership chair for Campus Activities Board.

She also worked with Special Olympics, Girls on the Run, Toys for Tots, the S. June Smith Center, and Best Buddies. Malone plans to graduate in May.

Schulenburg was a public relations major and marketing minor. She worked for The Murray State News.

She was a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America, Kappa Tau Alpha national honor society, Kappa Delta, Order of Omega Greek honor society, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

She was a marketing intern for Make-A-Wish Missouri. Schulenburg graduated in December.

Solomon is a graphic communications media major and an advertising minor. She works in ad production at The Murray State News and Gateway magazine.

She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi and Gamma Epsilon Tau.

She is a youth leader at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Solomon plans to graduate in May.

Speis is a public relations major and advertising minor. She is the publicity director for the Public Relations Student Society of America.

She is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and a coach for the Murray-Calloway County Soccer Association. Speis plans to graduate in May.

Whoberry is a public relations major and a marketing minor. In summer 2017, she was an intern for DDB New York.

She is a member of Kappa Delta, Student Government Association and Student Ambassadors.

She works for Racer Oral Communications. Whoberry plans to graduate in May.

Half of the Who’s Who nominees from the College of Business were JMC students.

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Posted on 05 January 2018 by jmcjournal

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