Adjunct Faculty | Department of Journalism
Central Michigan University | Fall 2015

  • Developed syllabus for “JRN 339: Social Media: Reputation, Image and Interaction”​ to help students learn about social media strategy
  • Created a WordPress site for class materials to use in lieu of Blackboard
  • Taught class using a mix of pedagogical methods, including JiTT, Twitter discussions and active learning

Guest Lectures

Sales and marketing classes
H. H. Dow High School | Dec. 6, 2016
Presented “Social Media Strategy” to help marketing students gain a better understanding of how social media is managed from an organizational perspective.

MGT 355: Communications: Managerial Applications (Amy McGinnis)
Central Michigan University | Nov. 16, 2016
Spoke to students about the process of developing social media guidelines for CMU and answered questions about social media management within a large organization.

JRN 556: Public Relations Seminar (Elina Erzikova)
Central Michigan University | Nov. 10, 2016
Presented “Public Relations: Honest Career Advice,” which shared job search strategies, resume advice, portfolio suggestions and recommendations for managing a successful career in public relations.

MKT 300: Introduction to Marketing (Mark Baczewski)
Central Michigan University | April 20, 2016
Presented “Social Media Strategy” to help marketing students gain a better understanding of how social media is managed from an organizational perspective.

JRN 556: Public Relations Seminar (Elina Erzikova)
Central Michigan University | April 14, 2016
Presented “Public Relations: Honest Career Advice,” which shared job search strategies, resume advice, portfolio suggestions and recommendations for managing a successful career in public relations.

MGT 355: Communications: Managerial Applications (Amy McGinnis)
Central Michigan University | March 30, 2016
Spoke to students about the process of developing social media guidelines for CMU and answered questions about social media management within a large organization.

JRN 397P: Personal Branding for Media Professionals (Johnny Sparks)
Central Michigan University | March 3, 2016
Presented “Personal branding with social media.”

JRN 450: Public Relations Writing (Jim Wojcik)
Central Michigan University | Feb. 29, 2016
Presented the topic of social media strategy to two classes, helping students gain a better understanding of how social media is managed from an organizational perspective.

HON 321S: Creative Storytelling through Brand Management (Elina Erzikova)
Central Michigan University | Feb. 22, 2016
Led a social media brainstorm to help students develop a strategy for their client, Special Olympics Michigan.

IND 338: Internship Preparation for Interior Design (Beth Embrey)
Central Michigan University | Feb. 16, 2016
Presented “Building Your Brand through Social Media” to interior design seniors and discussed portfolio presentation ideas and interview tactics.

JRN 556: Public Relations Seminar (Richard Ren)
Central Michigan University | Feb. 10, 2016

Presented “Analytics 101 and Social Media Audits.”

JRN 397P: Personal Branding for Media Professionals (Johnny Sparks)
Central Michigan University | Nov. 4, 2015
Presented “Personal branding with social media.”

JRN 551: Public Relations Seminar (Richard Ren)
Central Michigan University | Sept. 24, 2015
Presented about social media trends and engaged students with an interactive case study.

BIS 315: Social Media and Emerging Technologies in Business (James Melton, Jr.)
Central Michigan University | July 21, 2015
Gave “Social Media Strategy” presentation.

JRN 556: Public Relations Seminar (Elina Erzikova)
Central Michigan University | April 9, 2015
Presented “Public Relations: Honest Career Advice,” which shared job search strategies, resume advice, portfolio suggestions and recommendations for managing a successful career in public relations.

MGT 355: Communications: Managerial Applications (Amy McGinnis)
Central Michigan University | April 1, 2015
Spoke to students about the process of developing social media guidelines for CMU and answered questions about social media management within a large organization.

BCA 399: Electronic Media Career Building (Sarah Adams)
Central Michigan University | March 24, 2015
Presented “Social Media and Your Job Search” to help students strategically build their social media presence to aid in networking and job searching.

JRN 450: Public Relations Writing (Jim Wojcik)
Central Michigan University | March 23, 2015
Presented “Social Media Strategy 101” to two classes, helping students gain a better understanding of how social media is managed from an organizational perspective.

JRN 102: Introduction to Journalism (Renae Gould)
Central Michigan University | March 20, 2015
Spoke to a group of students who were primarily journalism and public relations majors about my career in social media.

IND 338: Internship Preparation for Interior Design (Beth Embrey)
Central Michigan University | Feb. 25, 2015
Presented “Building Your Brand through Social Media” to interior design seniors and discussed portfolio presentation ideas and interview tactics.

JRN 556: Public Relations Seminar (Elina Erzikova)
Central Michigan University | Nov. 18, 2014
Presented “Public Relations: Honest Career Advice,” which shared job search strategies, resume advice, portfolio suggestions and recommendations for managing a successful career in public relations.

MKT 300: Introduction to Marketing (Mark Baczewski)
Central Michigan University | Nov. 12, 2014
Presented “Social Media Strategy” to help marketing students gain a better understanding of how social media is managed from an organizational perspective.

MGT 355: Communications: Managerial Applications (Amy McGinnis)
Central Michigan University | Nov. 5, 2014
Spoke to students about the process of developing social media guidelines for CMU and answered questions about social media management within a large organization.

JRN 450: Public Relations Writing (Jim Wojcik)
Central Michigan University | Nov. 3, 2014
Presented “Social Media Strategy” to two classes, helping students gain a better understanding of how social media is managed from an organizational perspective.

MKT 300: Introduction to Marketing (Mark Baczewski)
Central Michigan University | April 23, 2014
Presented “Real World Public Relations” to help marketing students gain a better understanding of public relations and communications. Stephanie Cardaris, a CMU senior, helped speak to the class to provide a student perspective.

MKT 310: Marketing Communications (Jennifer Olson)
Central Michigan University | April 9, 2014
Presented “Social Media Strategy” to help marketing students gain a better understanding of how social media is managed at an organization.

IND 338: Internship Preparation for Interior Design (Beth Embrey)
Central Michigan University | Jan. 29, 2014
Presented “Building Your Brand through Social Media” to interior design seniors and discussed portfolio presentation ideas and interview tactics.

JRN 350: Public Relations Principles and Practices (Chunbo Ren)
Central Michigan University | Nov. 20, 2013
Spoke to students about the importance of social media and how personal branding can help your career.