Kennedy '26

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S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Major: Television, Radio and Film

Describe your Syracuse experience in a couple of sentences.
My Syracuse experience has been amazing. Not only did my first year at Syracuse provide so many opportunities to learn and develop my experience within my major, but it also allowed me to grow as a person. I made amazing connections with professors, faculty, and staff at Newhouse and fostered genuine and meaningful relationships between myself, and my peers who supported me all year.

How is Newhouse preparing you for your future career?
Newhouse is preparing me for my future career in communications by allowing me to gain firsthand experience through student organizations and learn from professors who are highly established professionals in their field.

How has your involvement with any organizations/extracurriculars impacted you?
My involvement working in the Newhouse Office of Awards Programs and Special Events has allowed me to develop my professional and workplace skills while simultaneously learning about the communications industry.

Are you the recipient of any scholarships?
I recently applied for the Our Time Has Come Scholarship, and I will find out if I am a scholarship recipient this September.

Have you performed any internships and how has that impacted you?
This summer I had an internship with a PR and Entertainment Agency in Atlanta, Georgia called SL Next Level. My position as an assistant to the company’s CEO allowed me to learn about the operations of the PR industry.

What has been your favorite Syracuse experience so far?
My favorite Syracuse experience was taking ice skating lessons at the Tenity Ice Rink on south campus last fall.

Why do you think giving is important?
I think giving is important because it allows one to make a positive impact on the communities around them.  

What does it mean to you to be Orange?
To me, to be Orange means to be a part of an incredible community of hardworking people who strive for success and support each other while doing it.

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