“Murrow College has really helped me develop my passion for connecting and helping people.”

Meet Ariana Andrade:
Ariana is a Junior studying Strategic Communication with a major in Public Relations. Originally from southern California, Ariana has always been drawn to the Pacific Northwest. After graduating from her local community college, Ariana started doing some research and found WSU. She attended orientation and fell in love with Murrow College. Ariana always had a passion for connecting with people and building relationships, so a career in the public relations industry felt like a natural fit for her.

Ariana’s favorite thing about Murrow College is how the professors push her to be the best version of herself. She appreciates the tight-knit community that Murrow provides and the quality relationships she has with the faculty and staff.

Clubs and Activities:
Ariana is involved in the WSU Association for Women in Communications Club as Vice President. She also is a Murrow Ambassador and will be an orientation counselor this summer. In her free time, Ariana also volunteers as a WSU ROAR Ally where she assists students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Future Career Dreams:
Ariana hopes to have a career working for a nonprofit company or non-governmental organization. She would love to use the skills she’s developed in Murrow College to help people and build better communities.