We are a student-run, all-purpose communication agency at Bellarmine University. At NEXU, we are working with clients and producing real-world results. From creating a brand to sharing it with the world, NEXU can help every step of the way.
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Audrie is a communication major with minors in history and political science. She has held several leadership positions on campus including the vice president of public relations for the Student Government Association and senior resident assistant for the Office of Housing and Residence Life. Audrie has worked for the Governor’s Scholars Program for two summers as the communication coordinator. She has interests in content development, public relations and event planning. Audrie looks forward to using her skills to serve NEXU.
Jess is majoring in communication with minors in marketing communication and biology. She recently completed an internship with Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana where she worked on a team to create content and keep communication with many different partnering organizations. On campus, Jess has held leadership positions on Bellarmine’s Week of Welcome team and in Phi Mu fraternity. She hopes to use the skills from on and off campus to best serve her NEXU clients.
Olivia is a communications major with minor in marketing communication and exercise science. She is a member of Knights Nation as well as the captain of the Bellarmine’s women’s soccer team. Through these organizations and positions, she has developed skills in leadership, communication and teamwork. Olivia has interests in sales, marketing and advertising. She hopes to share her skills this semester with her Nexu team and clients.
Gabby is majoring in communication with a minor in marketing communication. She has been a campus tour guide, a hall host, a member of Bellarmine Ambassadors and a member of Phi Mu fraternity. She also has held leadership roles within these organizations and serves as Vice President of Phi Mu. These experiences have allowed Gabby to develop leadership and organizational skills and become a team player. She hopes to apply these skills along with her interest in event planning and digital media to assist Nexu's clients.
Michaela is a communication major and marketing communication minor from St. Louis, Missouri. She is a member of the Bellarmine cheerleading team, as well as chief of staff for The Black Student Union. Last semester, studied abroad in South Africa, taking classes that prepared her for her next steps with NEXU. She has interned with The Kentucky Lottery as a digital marketing intern, as well as with Speedway LLC as a human resources intern. Through these experiences she has developed communications skills and an ability to work well within teams. She is excited to begin working with clients and broadening her knowledge of communications and marketing.
Kasey is a communications major with a minor in marketing communication. While at Bellarmine, she has been working with Current Watersports as their administration marketing assistant. During her time she has learned to create unique videography, applying video to multiple social media platforms to promote boat sales. Kasey is enthusiastic to be able to use these skills to create effective marketing pieces and meet her client goals.
Ally is a communication major with a minor in marketing communication. Over the summer she worked as a freelance marketing advise for Swope Design Group, where she learned time management skills and teamwork and applied her knowledge from her classes. She is very excited to be working with NEXU and helping her clients.
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Arlet is a business administration major with a double minor in marketing and marketing communications. She is also an early entry MBA student in Bellarmine’s graduate program. She has worked with several groups on campus including Relay for Life, Pioneer Scholars and Bellarmine Latinx Union. With her busy schedule, Arlet has been able to learn a lot about time management and communications skills that will benefit and enrich the experience NEXU's clients deserve.
Brendan is a business administration major with a minor in marketing communications. He plans to complete Bellarmine’s five-year MBA program and is a member of the Bellarmine men’s lacrosse team. Last summer, he interned with Signature Lacrosse in the marketing department located in Tampa, Florida. Through this experience, he has developed skills in social media and social engagement and has strengthened his professional communication. He is excited to grow these skills and build new ones while working with his Nexu clients this semester.
Trevor double majors in business administration and health services with a minor in marketing communication. He is the founding president of Bellarmine’s Bass Fishing Team, where he gained valuable experience developing and leading an organization, hiring staff and recruiting team members, developing social media, planning events, managing budgets and communicating effectively. Trevor has interned with Retina Associates of Kentucky, where he conducted time and motion studies to maximize efficiency at their Lexington and Louisville offices. He also worked with employee recruitment, signage, website, social media and referral relations. Trevor looks forward to using his skills to meet NEXU client expectations.
Heather is a communication major with minors in marketing communication and business administration. This past summer, she interned with Genscape Inc. as the public relations and communications intern. Last year, she worked as a marketing intern for 502 Fit Pass. She is involved in multiple organizations on campus, including being a member of the field hockey team, Student Athlete Advisory Committee and Knights Nation. These opportunities have helped shape her professional development and have assisted in developing skills in marketing, social media, leadership and teamwork. Heather hopes to bring fresh ideas and creativity to the Nexu clients to bring their project visions to life.
Parker majors in communication and has a minor in marketing communication. He is on the Bellarmine men’s basketball team. He interned at Aerotek, which is the No. 1 staffing agency in the world. Through these experiences he has developed skills in leadership, networking and teamwork. He has interests in sports writing, client relations and creating multimedia. His goal is to build relationships with his clients and develop technological and communication skills through NEXU.
John is a Senior at Bellarmine University majoring in communications with a minor in communication marketing. John is also a member of the Bellarmine University men's lacrosse team. Last summer John completed a marketing internship with Signature Lacrosse in Tampa Bay, Florida. During his summer internship experience John has developed sharp skills in social media and social media scheduling, digital media, sales and creativity. John learned to develop strong relationships with clients. John is excited to use these skills through NEXU.
Tommy majors in business administration with a minor in marketing communication and is enrolled in Bellarmine’s five-year MBA program. He is a member of the Bellarmine men’s lacrosse team. This past summer, Tommy interned with Hint Inc in San Francisco, California, as a sales intern. Hint is a water company that infuses fruit essence into water, creating an alternative beverage to soda and other sugary drinks. He looks forward to working with his team and learning new skills through Nexu.
Brendon is a business administration major with a minor in marketing communications. He is the captain of the men’s swimming team. Brendon has interned at Open Door Youth Services in its marketing department. He has developed skills such as leadership, teamwork and timeliness. Brendon is looking forward building client relations and also learning from his Nexu team and class members about different resources and methods to create excellent material for his clients.
Bellarmine faculty member and NEXU adviser Stacie Shain is an award-winning communication professional with more than 20 years experience in public relations, corporate communication, advertising and journalism. Before she returned to teaching full time, Stacie was most recently the advertising and public affairs chief for the U.S. Army Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion and received the Recruiting Command's highest award in 2008 when she was named Program Specialist of the Year.