Meet Our Outstanding Senior for 2010!
Rachel Freeman has been a dynamic Communication major and Sports Management minor with a strong academic record, remaining on the Dean's Honor List throughout her years at Pacific. Outside of the classroom, she is a talented researcher and journalist. She received a summer fellowship that allowed her to present a research paper at the Western States Communication Association Conference.
Rachel has produced a number of news articles, including an interview with Pacific's President, Dr. Pamela Eibeck. She was the Sports Editor for the Pacifican for the past two years, and she has interned for the Sacramento River Cats. Rachel was recently initiated into Lambda Pi Eta, the Communication honors society, and she is a member of Delta Delta Delta. Rachel was accepted to the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts program at San Francisco State University where she will be pursuing a Master's degree in Radio and Television.
Students Win Awards at Western States Communication Association Conference
Four Communication undergraduate students presented their research papers at the Western States Communication Association Undergraduate Scholars Research Conference in Anchorage, Alaska in March 2010. Renee Mills won the top award and Daniel Ray won a research award at the conference.
- Renee Mills '10 presented her paper "Impact of Video Games on College Students' Stereotype Development."
- Daniel Ray '10 presented his paper "The Impact of 'The Daily Show' on College Students."
- Jennifer Ramirez '10 presented her paper "¿Por Qué me fui? Hispanic School Drop-out Stories: An Intercultural Communication Perspective."
- Emily Frost '11 presented her paper "The Relationship of Self-Esteem and the Impact of Compliment Responses."