Adam Bennett, a senior Creative Media Industries and Advertising double major from Allen, Texas, has been named the College of Media & Communication’s Banner Bearer for the Fall 2023 commencement ceremony. With more experience under his belt since he began his studies in 2020, Adam plans to use his talents and knowledge he gained in the workforce immediately after graduating.
Casey Buscher, a respected 2018 Electronic Media & Communication graduate from Euless, Texas, has emerged as a dynamic force for the Dallas Wings and Panther City Lacrosse Club as a director of digital and social media and team reporter. With a stellar academic background and unparalleled expertise in storytelling, her inspirational leadership shows her true commitment to the field.
Zarquis Butler is a Security Forces Flight Commander at the United States Air Force is currently pursuing his master's degree in Mass Communication. He will complete his degree in December 2023, while deployed in Turkey.
RaShayla Daniels, a December 2015 Journalism graduate from Longview, Texas, has made a notable name for herself with her studies. Rather than taking a familial route in print or broadcast with her degree, Daniels found herself making a career out of acting where she is still able to utilize learned skills within her role.
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Heather Clayton began her professional career in the oil and gas industry as a key communicator. But when Chevron Corporation bought her previous company, she became a significant part of the business. Now, Clayton sought to receive her master's degree and chose Texas Tech's College of Media & Communication Strategic Communication & Innovation program to allow her to grow as a global and international communicator for Chevron Corporation.
Paul Lopez, a respected alumni and graduate of the former Electronic Media & Communication (EMC) degree program in the College of Media & Communication, recently spoke as a guest lecturer to CoMC courses. When speaking with students, Lopez discussed his role in the entertainment workforce and what he applied from his experience as a student in his full-time career.
The Director of Public Relations at Cook Children’s Health Care System in Fort Worth, Kim Brown, went back to school after switching industries and received her master's degree at the Texas Tech College of Media & Communication. Now, Brown is thriving as the President-elect for the Greater Fort Worth chapter of Public Relations Society of America.