Intercultural Communication Student Cecilia Arteaga Wins Prestigious Hispanic Public Relations Association Scholarships
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Seaver College senior Cecilia Arteaga was recognized by the Hispanic Public Relations
Association, Los Angeles chapter (HPRA-LA) as the winner of the HPRA-LA Scholarship
and Esther Renteria Community Service Scholarship at the 32nd annual PRemio Awards
and Scholarship Gala.
The HPRA-LA Scholarship Program supports students of Hispanic descent as they pursue their educational goals. The program recognizes the achievements of undergraduate communications students in their academic and community service endeavors.
A former recipient of the Marcia Silverman Minority Student Scholarship Award from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Foundation, Arteaga is currently pursuing an intercultural
communication degree alongside an ethnic studies minor and has served as chapter president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at Pepperdine, which received the Star Chapter Award during her presidency.
“I hope to be part of bold movements within the communications industry and other disciplines that seek to bring positive social change,” Arteaga says. “I want to work in spaces where marketing meets
advocacy and where creativity rises from adversity—especially places working to empower the Hispanic community along with other historically disadvantaged and underrepresented groups.”
Learn more about Arteaga’s path to success: magazine.pepperdine.edu/cecilia-arteaga