University of Southern Mississippi communications specialists Catherine Lott and Hanna Knowles have been included in a national list of 17 PR Students to Watch as compiled by public relations expert Arik Hanson.
Each year Hanson spotlights what he deems to be the next generation of PR professionals. His list is based upon nominations made by professors at universities across the country.
Lott currently works full time as the communications coordinator for the DuBard School for Language Disorders at Southern Miss. She is responsible for developing and implementing the nonprofit organization’s entire internal and external communications plan including public relations, advertising, marketing, event planning and more.
She is pursuing a master's degree in public relations at Southern Miss.
Knowles currently works as marketing communications officer in the School of Human Performance and Recreation at Southern Miss and assistant to the Dean of the College of Health, Dr. Mike Forster. She is also pursuing a master's degree in public relations at Southern Miss.