May associate of the month

By Rebecca Reif                                                                                                                                                                             Associate, ImPRessions account Looking to supplement her classroom learning with some hands-on experience in the public relations field, sophomore Kate Willse found that joining ImPRessions was a great way to make this happen. Willse, a public relations major and a business minor, heard about ImPRessions during a PRSSA meeting her freshman year. “I thought joining ImPRessions would help me gain knowledge as to how public relations is incorporated into a business … Continue reading May associate of the month

April associate of the month

By Rebecca Reif                                                                                                                                                                         Associate, ImPRessions account Although she is busy, freshman Sara Sloat is happy that ImPRessions is a part of her hectic schedule. Sloat believes that being a member of ImPRessions has helped her develop a realistic picture of what working in the PR field is truly like. “The hands-on experience I have received from being a member of ImPRessions has really helped my understanding of the field of public relations. ImPRessions has provided me with the kinds of experiences that you can’t have inside of the classroom,” Sloat said. In addition to being an account associate for the … Continue reading April associate of the month

March associate of the Month

By Rebecca White                                                                                                                                                                               Account executive, ImPRessions account Nicole Ranieri fell in love with public relations this past summer after her first internship. Originally interested in broadcast, she then knew she wanted to focus on PR as soon as the school year started. “I had heard wonderful things about ImPRessions, and I loved the idea of getting to work directly with a client. Other organizations rarely offer that kind of experience,” Ranieri said. Ranieri is a sophomore in the Journalism school. … Continue reading March associate of the Month

February associate of the month

By Samantha Caulfield                                                                                                                                                                         Associate, ImPRessions Account Raised in Murrysville, Pennsylvania Krisitn Yerecic ventured to Ohio University this school year to begin her studies in Public Relations. Yerecic is a freshman and a member of PRSSA as well as ImPRessions. She is an active member on the Backdrop Magazine account and the February Associate Of the Month. When asked about how she got involved in ImPRessions Yerecic said, “In my first journalism class my professor Hugh Martin mentioned PRSSA and ImPRessions. He talked very positively about the clubs and the importance of getting involved on campus, which encouraged me to attend … Continue reading February associate of the month

January associate of the month

By Smantha Caulfield                                                                                                                                                                         Associate, ImPRessions account Between classes, participating in OU History Association, PRSSA, and interning with the Athens County Historical Society and Museum, it is no question that Brittney Venturella is a busy student. However, she still finds the time be an active and successful member of ImPRessions. For this reason, she is the Impressions January Associate of the Month! Originally from Wapakoneta, Ohio, Venturella is a sophomore majoring in History and Journalism. Her sequence in Journalism is public relations, but for a while she was unsure of what … Continue reading January associate of the month

December associate of the month

By Becca Reif                                                                                                                                                                         Associate, ImPRessions Account Allison Jordan attributes much of her knowledge and passion for … Continue reading December associate of the month

November associate of the month

By Becca White                                                                                                                                                                        Account Executive, ImPResions Camille Davis is a freshman public relations major with big plans for her future. Davis first became interested in ImPRessions at the student-involvement fair during opening weekend. She is now on the Athens County Humane Society account which also works with Friendly Paws Pet Supplies & Grooming. “After the first meeting with my account I knew I wanted to stick with it,” Davis said. Davis is interested in non-profit public relations and plans to specialize in education and history. … Continue reading November associate of the month

October associate of the month

By Jenny Chufar                                                                                                                                                                          Associate, ImPRessions Account Jacqueline Jones is a senior majoring in public relations, and like many seniors, the decision with what to do after graduation is a difficult one. “It’s my senior year, and like most other seniors I am feeling the pressure,” Jones says. “I might take a year or two off and apply to federal jobs in communications, I might just go to school, or I might do both; I don’t really know.” Jones is a member of ImPRessions and says her favorite thing about … Continue reading October associate of the month