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.
Connect. Collaborate. Create.
Hannah Lindon is a communication major with a minor in marketing communication. She interns for multiple small businesses in Louisville as a TikTok and Instagram content creator. She was also the social media manager and production intern for the Kentucky Sports Memories podcast last semester. Hannah is involved with Knights Media Network on campus, where she has a weekly show interviewing various guests. She specializes in video production and social media management. Hannah is looking forward to working with NEXU clients.
Allison Andres is a senior communication major with minors in English and marketing communication. She has previously worked as a social media intern for That Random Agency, where she managed clients’ social media, created social media content, wrote blog posts and helped launch the agency's original podcast. Her interests include social media, public relations, writing and graphic design.
Garrett Tipton is a business administration major with a minor in marketing communication. He interned for Northwestern Mutual as a college representative this summer. Garrett is a part of the Bellarmine men’s basketball team. He is very excited to work with NEXU clients and to bring his skills to the table.
Dalila Bevab is a senior majoring in communication and political science and minoring in marketing communication. She works as a public relations intern/press officer for an international booking agency, MN2S. She previously worked as a music intern for Riveting Entertainment, as a communications assistant for Louisville Metro Government and as an editorial intern for Young Hollywood. On campus, Dalila was a junior representative and chair of the Commuter Committee for the Student Government Association and the co-chair of Bellarmine Activities Council’s Hillside Concert Committee. She serves on the leadership team for Pioneer Scholars. She is also a student journalist for Knights Media Network. Dalila plans to work in the music industry after graduation. She looks forward to putting her graphic design, social media management and copywriting skills to work for NEXU clients.
Anna Rouch is a senior communication major with digital media production and marketing communication minors. Her passions include film, videography, photography, voiceover work and writing. Anna aspires to utilize her production skills for a career in advertising and eventually start her own production company.
Samantha Rickert is pursuing her master's in business administration focused in marketing and international studies. She is the president of Bellarmine's American Marketing Association, a captain for the Bellarmine volleyball team and a representative on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. She is excited to bring her previous internship experience from The Governors Club golf course, Knot Us Pretzels and Turner's Heroes in marketing, brand creation and event planning to her NEXU clients.
Joshua Craig is a double major in business administration and economics with a minor in marketing communication. He is an intern for GE Appliances Clothes-Care Product Management and Marketing team and has been on the team since fall 2019. He is a Professional Excellence Award recipient for his work with GE Appliances. At Bellarmine, Joshua on the wrestling team. He hopes to be hired by GE Appliances upon graduating.
Lauren Deel is a senior communication major with minors in marketing communication and digital media. When she is not in the classroom, she is on the court as a captain for the Bellarmine women’s basketball team. Lauren is also a marketing intern for both Louisville City FC and Racing Louisville FC. She has experience in social media marketing, web design and event planning. Lauren looks forward to using her love for marketing, social media, and creative thinking to benefit of her Nexu clients.
Matt Ury is a senior business administration major with a marketing communication minor. Matt is a member of the lacrosse team and loves spending time with his teammates. This summer, Matt interned with SoCal Express Lacrosse where he worked in the advertising department and also worked with player affiliation. Matt plans to pursue a career path in the beverage alcohol business.
Aaron McMinn is a senior communication student with a marketing communication minor. His passions include sports, music, events, photography and weightlifting. Aaron hopes he can build proper management skills necessary to handle large-scale sports operations and work for a professional soccer team.
Samantha Johnson is a senior majoring in communication with a minor in marketing communication. She is currently interning with the Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation, working with event coordination and the foundation's social media presence. Samantha has previously served as the Chancellor for the Kappa Psi chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, a business professional fraternity. Samantha hopes to work in non-profit coordination or public relations after graduating in May 2022. She is excited to enhance her skills and work with her Nexu team and clients.
Presley Brown is a senior with a communication major and marketing communication minor. She interned this summer with the marketing coordinator at LogStill Distillery in Gethsemane, Kentucky. Her on-campus involvement includes being a member of the Bellarmine women’s basketball team and serving the Student Athlete Advisory Committee representative for the basketball team.brand identity.
Hannah Beckley is a senior graduating in December with a sports administration major and communication and marketing communication minors. She has been involved in sports promotion through her work in high school athletics and the University of Louisville sports marketing department. Although she has experience with branding and advertising, she would love to expand her skills in these areas. Hannah looks forward to helping clients grow their brands, as she develops her expertise.
Brianna Bragg is a senior double majoring in communication and health services and minoring in marketing communication. She is a peer career navigator and social media coordinator for the Bellarmine career development center. She also serves as an AmericorpVISTA for a local nonprofit. She has completed communication internships with BrightSpring Health Services and St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities. Her primary career goal is to use her communication skills to improve the health care system. Brianna is eager to work with NEXU clients.
Tate McCormick is a senior business administration major with a minor in marketing communication. Tate is highly skilled in social media advertising, Canva, logo creation, event coordination and creative thinking. In her free time, she likes to create art and sell her work on social media platforms. Tate plans to pursue a career in the advertising and event planning industry. She is fascinated by the NEXU Agency and cannot wait to use her creativity to help our clients bring their dreams to life.
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.