Bella Fordyce – Director of Communications

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Bella Fordyce is a senior pursuing a degree in public relations with minors in psychology, history, international studies and digital media trends and analytics. She has previously worked as an account associate for Global Entrepreneurship Week and startup What’sPoppin, and is ready to get to work as the HVC director of communications for the 2017-2018 school year.

In addition to her role in HVC, Bella is involved with the Lawrence G. Foster Chapter of PRSSA. Previously, she has worked as a public relations intern at the American Red Cross in State College, Pennsylvania and as astudent journalist at the 2016 Republican National Convention with McClatchy Newspapers. She was also a teaching assistant in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications for digital public relations. She is currently a content marketing intern at Zurich North America in Schaumburg, Illinois, and is a member of the business development team of edtech startup Rain Reality. This fall, she will be interning in the Penn State Office of Admissions and looks forward to sharing her love of all things Penn State with potential students.

Bella is a Chicagoland native and loves to travel. She studied at University College London during her sophomore year, and hopes to one day pursue a communications career across the pond. When she’s not planning her next trip, she can usually be found watching The Office, taking pictures of food, or in line at Starbucks.

Find Bella on LinkedIn and on Twitter @Bella4dice