Category: Student Spotlight

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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Posted on April 3rd, 2021 in Internships, News Reporting, Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Senior Terrence Lambert is one of two Indiana undergraduate college journalism students chosen for the 2021 Indianapolis Press Club Foundation summer fellowship. The 10-week fellowships pay $6,000 each. Lambert will work at the Indianapolis Recorder newspaper this summer. “I was really excited when I found out that I landed this fellowship,” he said. “The excitement …

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Posted on March 22nd, 2021 in Public Relations Jobs, Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Senior Vanessa Smith, a public relations student, is working during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament as the Final Four Fan Jam lead. The Fan Jam organizes basketball-themed appearances in the community through interactive, “pop-up” events. Smith gave us the details about her position: “I oversee a team of volunteers to execute each Final Four Fan …

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