Category Alumni Spotlight


Article by Madison Gabor – EsPResso Committee Member On Wednesday, February 21st, Marist PRSSA hosted a Webinar event with Monica Couvillion, an Account Executive from a global public relations firm, Edelman. Monica is a Marist Alumni (’16) and former PRSSA member, therefore, it was extremely easy for the members to relate to her as she […]


Article by Marissa Kelly – esPResso Staff Writer Colleges and Universities across the country pride themselves on their alumni. Those who have previously graduated from an institution showcase the myriad of possibilities for undergraduate and graduate students looking towards the future. They are not only people that are looked up to, but also sought after […]

PRSSA Alumni Panel

Article by Monica Couvillion | esPResso Staff Writer On Nov. 11, Marist PRSSA welcomed Meredith Lowe, Emily Baksa and Julianna Sheridan to sit on an alumni panel open to all Marist PRSSA students. Lowe graduated in 2013, Baksa in 2014 and Sheridan in 2015,  and today they each work in the professional public relations industry. The visiting […]

Marist Alumnus Spotlight: Jason Farago

Article by Julianna Sheridan | Director of Public Relations  On Monday, March 30, Marist PRSSA had the pleasure of hosting Marist alumnus, Jason Farago, ’96 as a guest speaker. Farago is currently the head of Insurance & Institutional Client Marketing at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management. Farago started his career in sports communication working for […]

Marist Alumnus Spotlight: Mike McHale

Article by Tatiana Miranda | esPResso Committee Member After graduating college most students are on the hunt for one thing: a job. Graduating seniors will soon be Marist alumni who are taking the leap into the “real world.” As Communication students, we are encouraged to pursue internships, take part in networking and discover our passions. However, the […]

Recent Alum Kelsey Donohue Returns for Regional Conference

Article by Luke Carberry Mogan | esPResso Staff Writer The PRSSA Regional Conference hosted by Marist signaled a return of several accomplished alumni, including three who participated in an informative panel highlighting their paths to career success in their respective industries. One of those panelists was Kelsey Donohue, who not too long ago was a Marist Red […]

Marist Alumnus Justin Meise Discusses Professional Growth and Financial PR at Marist PRSSA Regional Conference

Article by Melissa Andrews | esPResso Committee Member Marist graduate Justin Meise is founder and president of Buttonwood Communications Group. Launched in February 2015, Buttonwood is a boutique public relations firm that specializes in the financial services industry. Recently, Meise returned to his alma mater to speak on the “Finding Your Niche in the Public Relations […]