Inez Gonzalez, director of the Latino Communications Initiative at Cal State Fullerton, and two students received awards at the Hispanic Public Relations Association’s 31st annual PRemio Awards and Scholarship Gala on Oct. 29.
Gonzalez received the 2015 PRemio Award for a public relations professional. She was recognized for her work with LCI in preparing students for internships, career development and employment.
Communications students Beatriz Martinez and Marissa Plascencia were among five students who received scholarships from the association. Both Martinez and Plascencia credit their involvement in the Latino Communications Initiative for helping them network with professionals and obtain internships.