Major: Speech Communication - Public Relations. Journalism & Sociology minors.
Hometown: Alton, IL
Nathan is a fifth year senior from Alton, Illinois. He is an avid consumer of media and pop culture, and loves anything that includes the spreading of ideas and information. Outside of PRSSA, he enjoys comedy, sports, and travelling.
Major: Speech Communication - Public Relations. Political Science Minor.
Phil is a Junior at SIU, and will graduate in December of 2013. Prior to attending SIU, Phil served in the Navy aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson. In the Navy, he served as an executive assistant, and was heavily involved in Operation Unified Response to provide relief for the earthquake victims of Haiti.
After graduation, Phil will pursue a career in an agency setting, as well as look for opportunities to get involved in political campaigns.
Major: Speech Communication - Public Relations. Philosophy minor.
Hometown: Swansea, Illinois
Professional Interests: Social Media, Web content development, sales
Sidney is a Senior at SIU, and will graduate in December of 2013. He is a member of the SIU debate team, and maintains the PRSSA and SIU debate websites.
In his free time, Sidney enjoys music production and experimenting in the culinary arts.
Major: Public Relations with Marketing minor.
Hometown: Downs, IL
Professional Interests: Entertainment, Music, Promotion, International Marketing
Major: Speech Communication - Public Relations. Minor in Television studies.
Hometown: Belleville, Il
Professional Interests: Entertainment fashion, promotions, writing, event planning.
Jance is a senior at SIU and graduates May 2013. She enjoys writing and blogging, as well as studying fashion publications and following fashion trends.
After graduation, Jance hopes to move to LA or NY to pursue a career in fashion or entertainment PR.
Major: Graduate student studying Intercultural Communicatiom
Hometown: Belleville, Illinois
Professional Interests: Nonprofit work, working with youth, Christian Ministry
Darlyshia is a first year Master's Student who enjoys learning. She is very goal-oriented, and is determined to make a positive impact wherever she can.
Darlyshia plans to use her communication skills to propel her future as a public relations professional.