Monday, November 9, 2015

Students participate in AD UP Hawaii event

Students from the Department of Communication participated in the Second Annual AD UP Hawaii Event on Sat., Oct. 17. The events brings Hawaii’s top marketing professionals and university students together to compete in a one-day competition to create a marketing strategy for six non-profits: Blue Water Mission/ Seed Restaurant, Easter Seals Hawaii, Helping Hands Hawaii, Help Understanding & Group Support (HUGS), Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii and Family Promise of Hawaii. In an intensive nine-hour period, students worked side by side with professionals to develop a campaign and pitch for the pre-selected non-profit organization.

Student participants included Shalden Cardano, Libby Caskey, Mariah Castro, Katrina Hicks, Amanda Kowalski, Samatha Kwok, Herman Martinsen, Sona Pisova, Martin Sclhaugen, Joshua Sheetz, Alexandria Spearman and Anna Vandgaard. Advertising and Public Relations professor, AnnMarie Manzulli, encourages her students to volunteer for the event.

Front row center: Mass Communication student Shalden Cardano

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