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AMA members attend national conference, win award

April 16, 2013, Emily Morgan

${image-alt} SIU AMA students at the national conference in New Orleans

Eleven members of the SIU Student American Marketing Association (AMA) attended the National Student Conference in New Orleans March 21-23. While there, the chapter was honored with the Excellent Chapter Planning Award.

The annual AMA International Collegiate Conference was held at the Sheraton New Orleans. The theme of this year’s conference was “Live the Marketing Life,” with keynote speaker Jeffrey Hayzlett, former Chief Marketing Officer of Kodak. The conference attracted more than 1,100 students from 150 universities and colleges.

SIU members in attendance included Aarika Price, Brandi Hammer, Tori Connell, Erica Kirsch, Katie Hand, Melissa Verbeck, Tyler Fellows, Brad Boynton, Natasha Wilson, Eleni Hampton, and Becca Cesar.

For information about joining AMA, please contact President Aarika Price at

Congratulations to all AMA members on their award.