BJU Public Relations

The official PR blog for Bob Jones University

" October 2016 "

Mikalah Wright Interns for Cherry Bekaert

Mikalah Wright

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 16, 2018) – Mikalah Wright, a senior accounting major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern for Cherry Bekaert in Greenville, South Carolina.

Wright, a resident of Gorham, Maine, works with the auditing department by copying and scanning papers, entering data, and writing individual workpapers within audits.

“This internship has opened my eyes to the lost and how God can use me as an accountant to be a light to the world,” said Wright.

Seth Severson Interns for BJU’s Information Technology Department

Seth Severson

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 15, 2018) – Seth Severson, a senior information technology major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern for BJU’s IT Department.

Severson, a resident of Dwight, Illinois, helps with the development and administration of Microsoft SharePoint sites.

“I am thankful for this opportunity to use knowledge I have learned from my IT classes as a foundation for my internship success,” said Severson.

Hannah Williams Interns with Stokes & Company

Hannah Williams

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 14, 2018) – Hannah Williams, a senior accounting major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern with Stokes & Company in Greenville, South Carolina.

Williams, a resident of New Palestine, Indiana, assists with payroll, tax document preparation, and daily bookkeeping for clients.

“As life’s lessons are best learned through hands-on experience, I am thankful for the valuable experience this internship has provided me,” said Williams. “The opportunity to practice accounting principles I learned in the classroom has given me insight into future career possibilities.”

Querubin Ramirez Interns for Infinity Marketing

Querubin Ramirez

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 13, 2018) – Querubin Ramirez, a senior graphic design major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern for Infinity Marketing in Greenville, South Carolina.

Ramirez, a resident of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, works with the project manager in the creative department to design, reach out to clients, and help fellow employees with daily tasks.

“Interning at Infinity has taught me the importance of real world experience such as working with clients, meeting deadlines, and even interacting with fellow employees,” said Ramirez.

Kaitlyn Hummel Interns for BJU’s Exercise Physiology Research Lab

Kaitlyn Hummel

GREENVILLE, S.C (March 12, 2018) – Kaitlyn Hummel, a senior exercise science major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern for BJU’s Exercise Physiology Research Lab in Greenville.

Hummel, a resident of Florence, South Carolina, assists students with their client assessments, cleans and calibrates exercise testing equipment, and performs exercise testing on students, faculty, and staff.

“I am grateful for being able to work with an amazing supervisor and mentor,” said Hummel. “This internship is providing an opportunity to gain hands on experience and further my interest in an exercise science career.”

Matthew Myers Interns for The Wilds

Matthew Myers

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 9, 2018) – Matthew Myers, a junior accounting major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern for The Wilds corporate office in Greenville.

Myers, a resident of Greenville, assists with revenue planning and analysis, donations, and other Wilds projects.

“I enjoy using the accounting skills I’ve learned in the classroom in a real world situation,” said Myers. “I look forward to graduating and going into a full-time accounting career.”

Grace Fryml Interns with KPMG

Grace Fryml

GREENVILLE S.C. (March 8, 2018) – Grace Fryml, a senior accounting major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern with KPMG in Greenville, South Carolina.

Fryml, a resident of Greenville, works as a member of the audit engagement team. She completes specific tasks for their section of the audit including completing prior year roll-forwards, preparing documents, and interacting with clients and other team members.

“My internship has been an invaluable opportunity to experience real life accounting and discover if this is where the Lord wants me,” said Fryml. “Because of the fantastic schooling at BJU, I have been exceptionally well prepared to excel and build upon the foundation that God has allowed me to attain.”

BJU To Host Annual Allen Jacobs Memorial Prayer Breakfast

Officer Allen Jacobs

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 8, 2018) – Bob Jones University will host the second annual Allen Jacobs Memorial Prayer Breakfast Thursday, March 15, to honor the memory of Officer Allen Jacobs and recognize law enforcement professionals across Greenville County. The breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. in the Davis Room of the Dixon-McKenzie Dining Common on the BJU campus.

“We are grateful for the dedicated men and women who protect and serve our communities every day,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “BJU is honored for the opportunity to pay tribute to Greenville’s fallen officers and to show our appreciation for our local law enforcement.”

During the breakfast, the Allen Jacobs Award of Valor, Public Safety Employee of the Year, Award of Merit, and the Distinguished Achievement Award will be presented.

The breakfast is being provided free of charge to law enforcement personnel.

Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the Allen Jacobs Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was created at the request of the Jacobs family, to assist BJU students majoring in criminal justice. Since 2016, over $65,000 has been raised for the scholarship fund.

BJU Journalism Students Place in National Film Competition

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 7, 2018) – Three Bob Jones University journalism and mass communication students recently placed third in the Intercollegiate National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) 24 Hour Christian Vision (CV) News Challenge held February 27-28 at the 2018 NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

NRB presents awards to undergraduate or graduate student iNRB members for outstanding examples of radio, TV, and film productions. The annual convention allows students to network with professionals in their fields and participate in workshops related to Christian media.

This year’s participants were required to create a two to four minute news segment within a 24-hour time frame featuring a story taking place at the convention. The BJU team covered the story of school safety.

BJU’s team consisted of senior Allyse Yorgey of Salisbury, Maryland; senior Brooke Smith of Anderson, South Carolina; and junior Charles Billiu of South Bend, Indianna. The team received a $250 prize.

“Our students excelled at the recent iNRB competition in Nashville,” said Dr. Darren Lawson, dean of BJU’s School of Fine Arts and Communication. “I was pleased to see them put the storytelling skills they are learning into practice and then to be recognized with top awards for their work.”

BJU competed against teams from numerous other colleges and universities including the University of Northwestern St. Paul, Louisiana College, Hannibal-LaGrange University, Southwestern Assemblies of God University, Colorado Christian University, and North Greenville University.

Aashish George Interns with Jervey Eye Group

Aashish George

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 7, 2018) – Aashish George, a senior information technology major at Bob Jones University, serves as an intern with Jervey Eye Group in Greenville, South Carolina.

George, a resident of Surat, India, provides support to the Jervey Information Services team through documentation, research, and process refinement.

“In the medical profession, doctors care for lives; in the IT profession, we care for the equipment that saves lives,” said George.