Resume

Education

  • Drake University
    • Graduation: December 2014
    • Majors: Management and Public Relations
    • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    • Masters in Public Administration: May 2016

Performance

  • Missouri Valley Conference Leadership and Service Award: February 2014
  • Zenith Award Winner: 2014 Electronic Media
  • Drake College of Business and Public Administration
    • 2013-2014 Outstanding Student Nominee
    • 2013-2014 Outstanding Leadership Nominee

Experience

  • Drake University Times Delphic: Sports Columnist
    • Fall 2011 to Current
    • Generate weekly topics ranging from game recaps to road trips and the team
    • Articles have been included in prospective student-athlete recruitment mailings
  • Drake University Bulldog Club: Newsletter Intern
    • August 2014 to current
    • Conduct interviews with Drake University student-athlete alumni in person or through the phone
    • Develop newsletter content from interviews to highlight the individuals’ past and current success
  • Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation Public Relations Intern: Des Moines, Iowa
    • March 2013 to August 2013
    • Publicized a program called “Iowan of the Day” throughout the state of Iowa
    • Wrote promotional letters, press releases, and developed content for media kits
    • Utilized Facebook as a means of promotion through status updates and video sharing
    • Coordinated hotel stays, stage times, local newspaper recognition, gift bags, and concert tickets for each winner

Leadership

  • Collegiate Basketball Player: Fall 2010 to current
    • Coordinated and led summer guard camps
    • Gave personal lessons to young players looking to improve their skills
    • Speak in front of local organizations, schools, and fans about experiences as a student-athlete
  • Team Impact Student Ambassador: Fall 2013
    • Contacted Team IMPACT Administration through their website and multiple phone conversations
    • Established relationships with Mercy Hospital and ChildServe through emails and phone calls
    • Spearheaded two child-to-team matches, one basketball and one softball, at Drake
  • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President: Fall 2014 to current
    • Set agendas and lead bi-weekly meetings with 25 to 30 student-athletes
    • Oversee four different committees responsible for community service and event planning
    • Initiated a monthly email update to all student-athletes and coaches
      • Share relevant discussions that take place during meetings
      • Highlight upcoming games and events
      • Spread the word on various activities happening throughout campus

Volunteering

  • South Union Elementary School: Spring 2014
    • Led a school assembly for kindergarten through fifth graders
    • Spoke about the importance of and definition of good sportsmanship and good behavior
  • Girl Scouts of America: Summer 2013
    • Spoke to a roomful of elementary-aged girls about goals and values as a student-athlete
    • Interacted with the girls by answering questions and participating in various activities
  • Habitat for Humanity: Summer 2013
    • Was part of a Drake Women’s Basketball collaboration with Habitat for Humanity
    • Assisted with construction projects from the foundation up including siding and roofing

 Skills

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop
  • Familiar with HTML and coding

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