Our speaker was Maria Taylor and it worked out perfectly because she was covering the Georgia versus Missouri game that weekend for SEC Network. It was great to have Maria back to campus, as it was UGA Homecoming and she is an alumna.
— Ann Drinkard, AWSM@UGA
AWSM@PSU heads to Philadelphia
The Penn State chapter was invited to watch the Philadelphia 76ers take on the Orlando Magic on Nov. 7 at the Wells Fargo Center. Twelve members traveled from State College, Pa., to Philadelphia, and had a Q&A session with Lara Price, the 76ers senior executive vice president of business operations and our AWSM 2015 Convention contact. Read more here.
AWSM@MSU networks with alumna, AWSM members
We’ve had a busy couple of months at AWSM@Michigan State. We spoke to AWSM member and ESPN reporter Shelley Smith at our Oct. 12 meeting. She was excited to tell us about her journey in journalism and also shared some very important advice. Read more here.
Eventful October gives AWSM@OSU insight
AWSM@OSU hosted its second guest speaker of the semester, OSU Athletics’ social media coordinator Kellie Reeves. She shared some valuable insight and discussed her plans for the future of athletics’ social media, including student interns. Read more here.
AWSM@JMU meets ESPN talent, refines career skills
The James Madison chapter had a visit from ESPN’s College GameDay, and we got to hold a meet-and-greet and Q&A session with the show’s broadcaster, Samantha Ponder. Read more here.
AWSM@Missouri hosts guests, elections and meetings
“If you are not loving it, think of doing something else. Life is short… You have to have passion,” Reichert said. Read more here.