Guest Speaker: Aubrey Abbott

Written by: Sarah Collins, CCA VP of Recruitment and External Outreach

MondayNovember 23, 2015

On Monday, November 23, 2015 Agency will be welcoming a Central Communication Agency

Alumni back as a professional development guest speaker. Aubrey Abbott was born and raised in the small town of Cashmere, Washington. She graduated from Cashmere High School and began her undergrad career at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Abbott then finished her Associates Degree at Wenatchee Valley College where she decided to further her education at Central Washington University in 2011. Shortly after starting at CWU, Abbott began studying Public Relations and quickly joined PRSSA.

She was selected as a junior Bateman team member and was the CWU Delegate for PRSSA National Assembly, where she ran for VP of Member Services which was the first CWU student to run for a national position in ten years. In 2013 Abbott was elected CWU PRSSA Chapter President.

Aside from PRSSA, Abbott was very involved within the Central Communications Student-Run Agency. She served as an Account Executive as a junior and senior. Abbott worked with the Observer, as a news journalist covering political and campus wide events, while participating on the elections commission in 2012.

In 2013, Abbott was selected as the Elections Coordinator for the ASCWU-BOD. Abbott graduated from CWU with a Bachelor Degree in Public Relations and minor in Non-profit Management.

In 2014, Abbott began the adventure of Graduate School with Full Sail University. She finished her Masters of Arts Degree in Public Relations in July of 2015. Currently, Abbott is the Marketing Representative for the Northwest Laborers Employers Cooperation and Education Team in Seattle, Washington. She represents over 20 local unions and district councils in the Northwest Region including Canada.

CCA cordially invites all individuals interested in learning how the skills taught in the CWU Public Relations program translate to the real world to join us.


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