Agency Faculty Advisor

Ms. DuPlessis is a multidimensional communications instructor with a strong background in writing, branding, marketing, media relations, website management, higher education, organizational leadership, public relations strategy and advertising.  She has over 10 years of industry experience and 3 years sharing her expertise with future public relations professionals in the classroom.

“I believe students interested in this vibrant field should examine and learn in settings which resemble the professional sector. Therefore, my instructional philosophy blends both theory and rhetoric with practical scenarios in order to equip students with a realistic perspective of the profession. Ultimately, I am an active educator with a relationship-centered approach to learning.”

Ms. DuPlessis earned a Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Central Washington University. Her Wildcat Pride lives on in her current role as a full -time public relations lecturer and faculty advisor to PRSSA and Central Communication Agency.