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Spring 2018 Student Workers

Eryn Gebacz

Eryn Gebacz, Junior Public Relations Major, Co-Assistant Coordinator of Flash Communications

Eryn Gebacz is a junior public relations major with a minor in economics from Tallmadge, Ohio. This is Eryn’s second semester at Flash Communications, and she is excited to improve her writing skills. She is currently a Kent State Student Ambassador and Membership Vice President for Alpha Xi Delta sorority. She is also a member of PRSSA, and she is participating in the 2018 Bateman Case Study Competition. She previously wrote for The Kent Stater as an international student and issues reporter. Eryn also works for the Center for Student Involvement as a Peer Involvement Advisor. After graduation, Eryn hopes to work at an Integrated Marketing Communications Agency.


Kristin Slomiany

Kristin Slomiany, Senior Public Relations Major, Co-Assistant Coordinator of Flash Communications

Kristin Slomiany is a senior public relations major with a fashion media minor from Pittsburgh. This is Kristin’s second semester at Flash Communications, and she is excited to be Assistant Coordinator. Kristin currently is a member of PRSSA and previously served as Director of Philanthropy for her sorority, Alpha Phi. This past summer, Kristin was the PR intern for a fashion brand strategy company, Lividini & Co., in New York City. She was also a member of the 2017 PRSSA National Bateman Competition team. After graduation, Kristin hopes to work for a PR agency in Pittsburgh.


Emily Fulmer
Emily Fulmer, Senior Public Relations Major

Emily Fulmer is a senior public relations major from Mentor, Ohio, which is east of Cleveland. This is Emily’s first semester at Flash Communications, and she is excited to create quality content for e-Inside to improve upon her current skills and expand her work portfolio. This past summer she served as an event planning intern with the development department at the Akron Zoo. Prior to working at Flash Communications, she was the religion reporter for The Kent Stater and wrote about student health for The Burr. After graduation Emily hopes to move to Los Angeles and work in either the entertainment or fashion industry.


Lauren Garczynski
Lauren Garczynski, Junior Public Relations Major

Lauren Garczynski is a junior public relations major with a political science minor from Strongsville, Ohio. This is Lauren’s first semester at Flash Communications, and she is looking forward to improving her writing skills and building her public relations experience. She currently serves as secretary of Kent State University’s PRSSA chapter and is participating in the 2018 Bateman Case Study Competition. This past summer she interned in Washington D.C. at the Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press, a research and publishing nonprofit. She has previously worked as the College of Communication and Information beat reporter for the Kent Stater. After graduation, Lauren hopes to work in political communications.


Audra Gormley
Audra Gormley, Junior Public Relations Major

Audra Gormley is a junior public relations major from Mentor, Ohio. This is Audra’s first semester at Flash Communications, and she is excited to dive into video and photo work for Flash Comm. Audra worked this past summer with Parker Hannifin as a social media coordinator for their global communications department. Audra has been a member of PRSSA for two years and plans to continue her involvements throughout the rest of her college career. Audra is planning to study abroad during the summer semester in Florence, Italy. After graduation, Audra hopes to work as a public relations professional for an environmental or non-profit corporation.


Devon Recktenwald
Devon Recktenwald, Junior Public Relations Major

Devon Recktenwald is a junior public relations major with a minor in marketing from Pittsburgh. This is Devon’s first semester at Flash Communications, and she is excited to improve her writing and build her portfolio. She previously wrote for The Kent Stater as a recruitment and retention reporter. Devon also plays club soccer. After graduation, Devon hopes to work in sports or entertainment PR.


Chyenne Tatum
Chyenne Tatum, Senior Public Relations Major

Chyenne Tatum is a senior majoring in public relations. She is from Chicago, Illinois, and this is her first semester working with Flash Communications. Her goal as an intern is to gain insightful knowledge that she can use towards her career after college and build a substantial portfolio. After graduation, Chyenne wants to work for a music and entertainment agency as a PR professional and reporter.