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Student Spotlight: Cara Hunter

Cara Hunter is a public relations major (UTK ’19) and plans to graduate in December. Hunter currently serves as the social media intern for the School of Advertising and Public Relations (ADPR). Cara Hunter

During her time with ADPR, Hunter has worked to establish a connection with students on social media. Among her successful campaigns is the continuation of #loveADPR. Hunter has also worked behind the scenes at many events including UT Social Media Week. During UTSMW, Hunter was featured through an Instagram takeover for the @UTKnoxville handle.

Hunter is also involved with a variety of organizations on campus, such as PRSSA, Order of Omega and the Panhellenic Council by serving as the Vice President of Recruitment.

Hunter is studying abroad this summer in Rome, Italy, to learn about the influence of society on advertising. She recently received the Panhellenic Educational Enhancement Scholarship, CCI Study Abroad Scholarship, Phi Mu Kappa Scholarship and the CIE Study Abroad Scholarship to fund this experience.

“I am forever grateful for all of the wonderful opportunities that the School of Advertising and Public Relations has brought into my life,” said Hunter. “It is an incredible feeling to know that you have so many wonderful faculty and staff that truly care about their students.”

Due to both her academic and professional promise, Hunter has been nominated for multiple Chancellor’s Citation Awards.