The School of Advertising & Public Relations at the University of Tennessee Knoxville is honored to have two undergraduate advertising students be selected for the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Most Promising Multicultural Students Program (MPMS). We are pleased to announce Juniors Allie Rich and Anna Safren were chosen among forty- eight others to represent fifty of the top- performing college students for 2015. They are both invited to travel to NYC in February to receive their awards.
“I am extremely honored and excited for this opportunity! I couldn’t have done it with out the help of the School of Advertising. I sincerely appreciate the encouragement and guidance from Dr. Childers and Dr. Haley. They are truly special mentors who care about the future of their students. I am fortunate to be a part of such a great program!” – Anna Safren
Both Safren and Rich went through a process of: resume selection, personal essays, letters of recommendation, and additional academic requirements upon selection.
“I am very honored to be selected as one of the most promising multicultural advertising students, and thankful of Dr.Childers and Dr.Haleys encouragement and help with applying. I am excited for the opportunities to come with it, and to represent and celebrate diversity within the industry. “ – Alexandria Rich
The AAF is designed to connect industries with the nation’s top minority students. It allows the industry representatives to interact and recruit fresh talent and to help the industry’s workforce better reflect the multiculturalism of today’s society. For more information about the AAF’s diversity programs including the Most Promising Multicultural Students Program, please visit the AAF website.
Congratulations to the 2016 Most Promising Multicultural Students Class