Category: Student Spotlight

M.A. students Michelle Reuter (left) and Sharel Welch (right)
Posted on September 26th, 2022 in Blog, Public Relations Jobs, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

Classmates Michelle Reuter and Sharel Welch are each pursuing a Master’s in Public Relations degree in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations. This 30-credit-hour program prepares students for professional PR positions in a variety of industries. Students take part in real-world work, including PR campaigns and crisis communication plans for local organizations. Reuter and …

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Posted on June 28th, 2022 in Blog, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

Senior Camryn Daniels spent the second semester of her junior year, Spring 2022, studying abroad. Here, in the second of two blog posts she wrote, she recalls her experience in Rome, Italy. By Camryn Daniels My first apartment in Italy was not very good. It was a small, temporary housing situation made for four, with …

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Posted on June 28th, 2022 in Blog, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

Senior Camryn Daniels spent the second semester of her junior year, Spring 2022, studying abroad. Here, in the first of two blog posts, she explains the process of selecting, applying, and preparing for a program in Rome, Italy. By Camryn Daniels Deciding whether or not to study abroad was never the hard part for me. …

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Picture of Sarah Lounsbury for PRSSA page
Posted on May 3rd, 2022 in Blog, PRSSA, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

By Jessica Boren Senior Sarah Lounsbury has been named the 2022 Academic Achievement Award recipient for the Department of Journalism and Public Relations. Lounsbury was nominated by department faculty based on her hard-working attitude, record of academic excellence, dedication to PRSSA, and drive to gain experience in the field of public relations. The Academic Achievement …

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Posted on May 2nd, 2022 in Blog, Internships, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

By Noah Wolfgang I interned this spring with the Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus, and it was an exciting experience. It was unpaid, but the ISDC was flexible with my schedule, and I felt deeply involved in our work. Many of the tasks I performed were done to raise donations and earn votes for Democratic candidates …

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Picture of Heaven Carmichael for blog post
Posted on February 10th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

By Heaven Carmichael When I began to look for an internship last year, I realized that finding an opportunity during COVID-19 was going to be difficult. Many companies decided not to have internships, and some organizations were only allowing one or two interns at a time.  But in the end, I landed the perfect internship …

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Senior Nicole Reitz stands outside Cavanaugh Hall smiling
Posted on October 6th, 2021 in Campus Citizen, Internships, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

By Nicole Reitz When I first entered IUPUI as a journalism student back in 2018, I would have never imagined all of the writing opportunities that would be presented to me and where each of them would lead me. During my third week of college, I came across a tweet about joining the school’s newspaper, …

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Picture of Sarah Lounsbury for PRSSA page
Posted on August 19th, 2021 in PRSSA, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

Sarah Lounsbury, a senior in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, will serve as president of IUPUI’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) for the 2021-2022 academic year. Lounsbury told us about her plans and goals for PRSSA this year: “I’ve been very involved in PRSSA since my sophomore year …

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