NASHVILLE, TN – The Executive Office is thrilled to announce that Summer Clarkson has been hired to serve as the Assistant Director of Public Relations. She officially began serving in the position on August 21, 2019.
As the Assistant Director of Public Relations, Clarkson will work within the Communications Department to create and execute the Fraternity’s comprehensive communications strategy including branding, marketing, web development, and public relations.
Clarkson was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida, and attend Auburn University where she graduated with a bachelor of science in agricultural communications with a focus on public relations. During her time at Auburn, Clarkson was an active member of the Gamma Omega Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta. She also had the privilege to act as Vice President and an active competitor of Auburn University’s IHSA equestrian club team.
Shortly after graduation, she joined MCreativePR in Fort Myers, Florida, first as a public relations intern and later as an independent contractor. In this role, she assisted with media relations, event planning and publicity for clients such as the Boston Red Sox and Southwest Florida Community Foundation.
In 2018, Clarkson moved to Nashville, joining Choice Media & Communications, a boutique media and communications business serving clients in the lifestyle and entertainment field. During her time with Choice, she served as a publicity intern and associate publicist where she led client campaigns, assisted with media relations, branding, and social media.
Outside of the office, Clarkson enjoys riding her horse and cheering on the Auburn Tigers through football season.
Clarkson said, “I am beyond excited to get started as the Assistant Director of Public Relations with the Executive Office of Sigma Pi. I look forward to help cultivate and enhance the communication strategy for Sigma Pi and spread the message of the Fraternity.”
About Sigma Pi Fraternity
Sigma Pi was founded in 1897 at Vincennes University, in Vincennes, Indiana. Our Executive Office is located near Nashville, Tennessee. The Fraternity is one of the top men’s collegiate organizations in North America, with more than 115 active chapters and colonies in the United States and Canada. With over 100,000 alumni and 5,000 undergraduates; our men strive for excellence by living our core values to promote fellowship, develop character and leadership, advance heightened moral awareness, enable academic achievement, and inspire service.