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Alyssa Mursch

Alyssa Mursch, News Editor

Alyssa Mursch is a senior communication studies major with a concentration in journalism. She also has minors in Political Science and Women and Gender's Studies.

Alyssa joined The Beacon during her sophomore year as a staff writer and copy editor and worked as Social Media Head during her junior year. She currently serves as the News Editor.

Alyssa enjoys covering different topics that cover social justice and humanity. She received a Keystone Press Award from the Pennsylvania News Media Association for the category of "Ongoing News Coverage" for her work in writing the "Death of a Colonel" article.

Alyssa also serves on the Tom Bigler Journalism Conference executive board. The conference is an event hosted by the Wilkes University Department of Communication Studies. It is held annually in April and welcomes more than 200 students in high school to learn about the world of journalism, broadcast media, and also public relations. She is also a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, an honor society for students who have achieved academic excellence and community service, and Alpha Chi, an honor society for students in the top 10 percent of their class.

Alyssa also works with the Wilkes University Office of Development and Alumni Relations in their Phonathon calling program. This past summer, she interned at the Times Leader.

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At last Wednesday’s meeting, members of Student Government were able to view their new office space for the first time since renovations began this summer. The new office is located within the Henry Student center lounge which was once meeting space and the Leadership room.

Student government changes: New faces and spaces

Alyssa Mursch, Social Media Director
September 29, 2015

Off Campus Council removed from Mega Council

Alyssa Mursch, Asst. Social Media Director
April 21, 2015

Neuroscience to be a new major in fall 2015 semester

Alyssa Mursch, Asst. Social Media Director
March 24, 2015

Misconceptions of Feminism

Alyssa Mursch, Staff Writer
March 17, 2015

Day of the Dead celebration to be held Friday

Alyssa Mursch, Life, A&E Copy-Editor; Staff Writer
October 29, 2014
Campus in a haze over smoking debate

Campus in a haze over smoking debate

Alyssa Mursch, Life, A&E Copy-Editor; Staff Writer
October 28, 2014
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