About the Renaissance Awards Co-Chair

Maura Fenske, Em-Media

Maura Fenske is a senior public relations major and journalism minor at Waynesburg University. She will graduate in May 2018. She is currently serving her second term as Chapter President of the Waynesburg University PRSSA Chapter. She has previously interned with and currently freelances for EM-Media, an integrated marketing and advertising agency based in Steubenville, Ohio, and Pittsburgh. Maura hopes to combine her passion for public relations, writing and sports in her career, and she aims to someday own a golden retriever named Rooney.


  • Plan and execute annual Renaissance Awards ceremony
  • Coordinate Call for Entries and compile digital submissions
  • Develop event theme, location and run of show

Goals for 2018:

  • Find a unique and suitable venue for the Renaissance Awards that has not been used before
  • Increase the number of award entries through new avenues of promotion
  • Construct effective and clear communication plan that outlines details of date, time and venue