Student Spotlight: Adam Kelly
"I have been working at the Community Partnerships Center (CPC) for
one year now, and with graduation coming up I wanted to take some time to
reflect upon what the CPC means to me. Going into my senior year, and after
returning from London, I wanted to find a work study job that connected with
my marketing major. After applying to the CPC and receiving the position, I
began work as a marketing assistant.
The Community Partnerships Center at RWU is the campus’s hidden gem. Connecting students, professors, and the administration to the local community, the CPC is everything I had hoped it would be. In high school I
organized a fundraising event for Crohn’s Disease where I worked with local businesses for raffle donations. I always loved partnering with local businesses, and I was thrilled to learn that the CPC does just that.
Throughout my two semesters on the marketing team, I was able to apply my classroom skills to various branding exercises -- like mascot rebranding. I also completed several blog posts on various partnerships and student interviews. My favorite time at the CPC came during the Accepts Students Day (ASD) weekends. I enjoyed spending time at the table where I could inform
prospective students about the great work our team members have been completing.
Overall, my time at the CPC was short but sweet. I made some great new friends, had plenty of laughs with my bosses, and learned a lot about myself and marketing. The student-led teams of the CPC allowed for me to become acclimated to a new style of working. I expect to continue to use the skills I learned at the CPC in all of my future endeavors."
Author: Adam Kelly