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Meet Lauren Anderson

SOC Ambassador Lauren Anderson

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Lauren Anderson

Class of 2011
Major: Public Communication
Minor: French  

Hometown: East Amherst, NY

Study Abroad: Paris, France

Favorite SOC Courses:

  • Understanding Mass Media
  • Writing for Mass Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Public Relations Writing

Internship Experiences:

  • Program Intern for Center for Inspired Teaching
  • Public Relations Intern for Fifth Estate, CI
  • English Teaching Assistant in Lycee Victor Hugo (high school in Paris)
  • Public Relations Intern for Travers Collins & Company
  • Communications Intern for Summit Educational Resources

Best Moments in SOC:

  • Getting an internship offer from a professor within weeks of the course ending (I guess the class was my application and interview!)
  • Being in a televised classroom with the course “Presidential Campaign 2008” (taught by SOC Professor Lenny Steinhorn) and getting a message from a student at another area college that said he saw a news story about us, liked what we were doing, and wished his own university had classes that cool!