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Vice President of Digital Communications

Claire Gilpin HeadshotMary Kate Hale


Mary Kate Hale, 2022-2023 vice president of digital communications, will graduate from the University of Mississippi in May of 2023. She is majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications with specializations in public relations and fashion promotion as well as a minor in general business.

After taking an introductory public relations course, Hale declared her public relations specialization and joined PRSSA. Upon joining, she became her chapter’s first historian. She became interested in holding a national position to expand her knowledge and network.

Outside of PRSSA, Hale is involved both on and off UM’s campus. This past year, she served as the vice president of membership recruitment for Alpha Omicron Pi and director of marketing for RebelTHON. Hale also interned during the spring for Parents of College Students where she connected parents to resources in their child’s SEC college town.

For the summer of 2022, Hale serves as an intern for Red Window Communications in Oxford, MS. Through this internship, she will hone her interviewing skills as she works with clients and the team to create compelling content for use across multiple media.



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