Sam Seeley, MA, APR.

Lecturer, School of Business Administration

Ms. Seeley serves as an adjunct professor in the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, USA where she has taught Communications and Marketing since 2009. Previously she taught Communications in the School of Mass Communications at VCU. Ms. Seeley earned her BA from Furman University in Greenville, SC and MA from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. Additionally, she is an Accredited Public Relations professional (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America. She co-led VCU’s School of Business International Consulting Program in Prague from 2014 until 2016. This program trains undergraduates as consultants to work with local corporations to develop problem-based solutions. Additionally, she has taught and lectured at Anglo-American University (Prague) in 2017 and 2018. Ms. Seeley is on a team that has received a School of Business EPIC grant to conduct research on best practices in business presentations to impact student outcomes. This was a study of the communications needs of US businesses to facilitate changes in undergraduate curriculum and practices. She also has served on the committee to plan and implement the annual communications competition within the School of Business. Ms. Seeley, who has owned her own communications consulting firm for over 25 years, has provided strategic direction in both marketing and communication to national, regional and local US corporations. She served as a Wallerstein Fellow through the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia, the purpose of which was to study college student interest in public sector employment. Additionally, she was a Governor’s Fellow under the Secretary of Finance, Commonwealth of Virginia. She was a communications staffer to the 2002 Virginia Gubernatorial Inaugural event. She also has presented papers to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library National Symposium in Staunton, VA, the Virginia Social Science Association as well as contributed to seminars at the University of Virginia.

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