Tabitha Rafferty is a sophomore from Clinton, Miss., majoring in communication with a concentration in theatre. Rafferty is involved with Theatre MSU, Blackfriar’s, Alpha Psi Omega, Lambda Sigma community service honor society, and Thrive Scholars. She spent last summer working as a box office assistant for Carey Dinner Theatre in Hattiesburg.
Nathan Dowling is a senior from Calhoun City, Miss., majoring in communication with a concentration in communication & media studies. Dowling is a member of the leadership, fellowship, and tech teams at the Wesley Foundation. He currently has an internship with Hail State Productions, which has given him the opportunity to work behind the scenes at many major sporting events.
Justice Sandle is a senior from Clinton, Miss., majoring in communication with a concentration in print & digital journalism. Sandle is also a personal trainer at the Sanderson Center on campus. In the future, he would like to do freelance writing for ESPN or another major sports media company. He has worked with the Sports Illustrated branch here at Mississippi State.
Dr. Holli Seitz, a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala., has been a faculty member in MSU’s Department of Communication for over seven years. Seitz received a bachelor’s degree from MSU, a master’s from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. As part of the Communication & Media Studies faculty, Seitz has taught undergraduate students Communication and Research Methods, as well as Seminar in Communication Research for graduate students.
Alvin Ivy received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Broadcasting in 2000 from Mississippi State University. Ivy grew up in Trebloc, Miss. He now resides in Saltillo, Miss., where he works as Chief Videographer at WTVA 9 News Tupelo, Miss. Here, he works on shooting and editing news stories.
Kit Wallace received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 2004 from Mississippi State University. Wallace grew up in Decatur, Ala., and she now resides in Huntsville, Ala., where she works as a sales and reservations manager for TVG Hospitality and The Orion Amphitheater.
Myna Sowell received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Theatre in 1992 from Mississippi State University. Sowell grew up in Greenville, Miss. She now resides in Nashville where she works as a standardized patient in the Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment at Vanderbilt University Medical School.
Jennifer Holloway received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 2010 from Mississippi State University. Holloway grew up in Starkville, Miss., and now lives in Houston, Texas. She currently works as a marketing and automation consultant for, “Jennifer Does Marketing” and contracts with a firm of Zapier Experts.
Precious Cornejo is a senior from Memphis double majoring in communication with a concentration in public relations and wildlife, fisheries, and aquaculture with a concentration in conservation biology. Cornejo is a Roadrunner at MSU, and she is also on exec for the Dean’s Council for the College of Forest Resources.
Emma Crouch is a senior communication student from Saltillo, Miss., majoring in political science and communication with a concentration in public relations. Crouch is the vice president of membership for Roadrunner on campus, a member of Kappa Delta sorority, PRSSA and Pre-Law society.
Caroline Cunningham is a junior from Kennsaw, Ga., majoring in communication with a concentration in public relations. Cunningham is a Roadrunner on campus and is also involved in New Maroon Camp Exec, greek life, Dresses of Hope and the Bridgeway College Lead Team.
Dr. Heesook Choi, a native of Gangneung, South Korea, has been a member of MSU’s Department of Communication for five years. Choi received a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Gangneung-Wonju National University, a master’s in Communication/Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and a doctorate in Journalism from the University of Missouri.