Contact: Jenn

Monaca, Pennsylvania- Communications Day 2012 will be held on Tuesday, April 3 with a total of five local high schools in attendance.


Penn State’s 7th annual all day, educational event will be held at the Beaver campus. It will consist of numerous well known facilitators from the business world:  Steve Pearson of Markowitz Communications, Matt Jones, a former Penn State Beaver graduate, Matt Farago of Champs Sports Network, Flick of KISS FM, Bob Barrickman of WBVP-WMBA, Aimee Gelston of Strategic Images, and Rosemary Martinelli, a media consultant and college instructor.


The day consists of a choice of two out of six education workshops for the high school students.  They will participate in either: marketing, public relations, journalism, television, social media or radio. The workshops are designed to give the students a grasp of what will be expected of them in the business world.   


The day will be sponsored by many local businesses: UPS Monaca, Quaker Steak & Lube, Biba, Pizza Joes, PNC, Career Services, Philly’s Originals, Pittsburgh Power, Health America One, Witch Flavor, Kelly’s Cutes, Kretchmars, and Chick-fil-a.


Penn State Beaver offers a bachelor degree in communications with a focus on either, journalism and corporate communications.