Gerhard Friedrich Award for Exceptional Professional Promise
Priyanka Jain, Public Relations
Priyanka Jain is an outstanding student in the Public Relations concentration. Priyanka has been a member of CSUF PRSSA chapter since her freshman year, contributing greatly to the growth and success of the chapter and proving her dedication to the field of public relations. She has served on the CSUF PRSSA executive board for the last three years as Vice President of Administration, chapter Vice President, and currently serves as President. Last year, Priyanka served as a member of the PRSSA National social media subcommittee and Hospitality and Outreach director for Western District Conference. As a three-year member of the executive board, Priyanka has been an impactful leader who contributed significantly to the receipt of several national PRSSA honors including TWO Outstanding Chapter awards, the Community Service award, three Star Chapter awards, and the initial national affiliation and this year’s reaffiliation of Titan Public Relations. Her work to bring together members of PRSSA chapters throughout Southern California has strengthened membership among all chapters and has received the praise from National PRSSA leadership. She has completed several public relations-related internships since 2020 with agencies including Blend PR and JMG Public Relations, Revance Therapeutics, and her current internship with Taco Bell.