Mary K. Laurie

Higher Education Recruitment and Communications

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Experienced recruitment and communications professional with a successful history working in higher education. Skilled in marketing, print media, web content and social media. Strong human resources professional with a Bachelor of Arts focused in Journalism from Purdue University.

The top three things I wouldn't have learned without studying abroad

Study Abroad Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 This past academic year, I had the opportunity to study abroad as an exchange student at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. I feel immensely fortunate to have been able to experience another university's academic program, meet people from all over the world, and immerse myself in an entirely new culture.

Accent on Health
A cancer survivor's story

My editor wanted a piece about a cancer survivor. I approached an acquaintance and she agreed to share her story with me.

Purdue Alumnus
Winning Designs

I heard about this from a News Service writer and with her permission, pitched it to the Purdue Alumnus. Fun story to research and write.

Lafayette Magazine
Building Dreams

Award winner from Fall 2007, profile of custom home builder Chris Brown. If I won the lottery I'd hire him to build my home.

Lafayette Magazine
Fueling the Future

From Spring 2009, assigned story about Nancy Ho and her $5 million grant from the Dept. of Energy to study alternative fuels.

Accent on Health
Stand tall for healthy spines

Published by the Lafayette Journal and Courier, this was an assigned story for the magazine distributed in hospitals and healthcare offices.

Purdue University Krannert School of Management
Admitted student brochure

Conceptualized and created this brochure for admitted students by repurposing leftover and/or existing content from student poster series.