Erikah Swift - Convergence Journalism Student
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Location: Lithonia, GA, United States
School: University of West Georgia
Major: Mass Communications

Erikah Swift - Convergence Journalism Student

University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA May 2019
Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications GPA: 3.7
• Dean’s List Fall 2015

Work Experience
University of West Georgia Department of Orientation May 2016–August 2017
Orientation Leader
• Provided guest participants with campus tours
• Informed new students and parents of campus environment
• Guided a small group of freshmen each orientation session
• Performed in a skit that emphasized significant challenges college students encounter
Honors and Awards
Multicultural Achievement Award March 2016
National Society of Collegiate Scholars February 2016
Orientation Leader of the Year October 2017

Professional Conferences
National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) March 2016 and 2017
• Southern Regional Orientation Workshop (SROW)
• Communicated with orientation leaders from the Southeastern region of the United States
• Improved personal leadership skills

Extracurricular Activities
The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. September 2016- Present
University of West Georgia Chapter
Public Relations Coordinator
• Created flyers for all fundraising, advocacy, and community service events
• Maintained the chapter’s Instagram account

Community Service
“The Big Event” at The University of West Georgia April 2016 and 2017
• Volunteered to encourage students to get involved in various service opportunities
• Designed cards of encouragement for Veterans and domestic abuse survivors
Carrollton Soup Kitchen January 2017
• Distributed packaged meals to people in the city of Carrollton
Temple Elementary School September 2017
• Motivated students to be more active by exercising with them after school
• Provided healthy breakfast selections to all 5th grade students

Journalism, Communications, Blogging, News, Social Media, Writing, Intermediate Spanish