Meet Emerging Voice Award winner Emily Haas

Emily Haas

Motivated by a cousin’s death in a motorcycle accident, Emily Haas felt a personal connection to a public safety project in which she worked as a Purdue student. The 2012 Ph.D. recipient in health communication gained hands-on experience while working in the Motorcycle Safety @ Purdue campaign launched by Brian Lamb School of Communication head […]

Meet Emerging Voice Award winner Sarah Kyle

Sarah Kyle

Sarah Kyle remembers studying political science as a Purdue undergraduate and realizing that she wanted to someday work in Washington, D.C., influencing the legislative process just like those she saw on C-SPAN video clips in class. Kyle achieved that goal by working as a congressional staff member for Rep. Tim Roemer and Sen. Evan Bayh […]

Meet Emerging Voice Award winner Ryan Heater

Ryan Heater

Ryan Heater has worked in many different government-related capacities since completing a history degree at Purdue in 2006. The 2019 Emerging Voice Award winner has worked as a legislative assistant in the Indiana General Assembly. He worked under three different lieutenant governors – Suzanne Crouch, Eric Holcomb, and Sue Ellspermann – as policy and legislative […]