After Graduation

Ryan Cramer

  • Fun Fact: Ryan previously worked for the Indianapolis Pacers/Fever
  • Past UE Involvement: Phi Gamma Delta(FIJI), Crescent Magazine, Admissions Ambassador, Homecoming Committee, Mens Choir, Intramurals, Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA) Sweetheart, Advertising Club
  • Hometown: Lafayette, IN
  • Current Location: Westfield, IN

"I am the host of a podcast called, 'Crossover Commerce with Ryan Cramer' where I livestream and have interviewed over 100 industry experts and professionals in the Amazon and eCommmerce communities."

Alex Gould

  • Fun Fact: Alex recently called a National Championship Soccer Tournament and will be calling another soon
  • Past UE Involvement: Student-Athlete on UE's Baseball Team
  • Hometown: Sherman Oaks, CA
  • Current Location: Evansville, IN

Watch the following video of Alex calling the 2020 NAIA National Championships:

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Alyssa Hufford

  • Fun Fact: Every day, Alyssa works with nutrition experts to translate science into practice for healthier lives.
  • Past UE Involvement: Member of the Women’s Golf team, member of the Student Athletic Advisory Council, and team member for The Crescent.
  • Hometown: Evansville, IN
  • Current Location: Evansville, IN

"I work with amazing people, on a great team, and for a company that allows me to experience the world right from my hometown. I love it."

Alicia Neaves

  • Fun Fact: In Alicia's reporting experience, she has traveled across the border to Ojinaga, Mexico to report - in addition to traveling for her company, TEGNA, to cover breaking news situations or natural disasters across the country. These cities include New Orleans, LA, Greensboro, NC and Houston, TX.
  • Past UE Involvement: Alpha Omicron Pi, WUEV Radio, Aces TV, Hispanic Heritage Club, Intramural Basketball, Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Hometown: San Antonio, TX
  • Current Location: Columbia, SC

"Among my most cherished experiences is cover the Houston Astros victory parade in Houston, the arrival of Air Force One in Columbia, SC and interviewing descendants of families featured in The Green Book."

Shannon Novosel

  • Fun Fact: At Champion Leadership Dvmt., Shannon and her coworkers have helped thousands of people triple their annual salary by building a business in the financial industry through teaching people the rules of the money game, so they can play to win.
  • Past UE Involvement: Women’s Basketball (2009 MVC Champions)
  • Hometown: Lexington, KY
  • Current Location: Jacksonville, FL

"My experience with the UE Department of Communication made a huge impact on my understanding on what's important in communication, especially the incredible example set by Dr. Young. She's a master communicator, and she has an uncanny ability to make everyone she meets feel like they're super special and the most important person in the room."

Ellen Sawin

  • Fun Fact: As part of Ellen's current role at Walt Disney World, she is also a member of the Traditions Team. This means she gets to welcome all new cast members that are starting their first day at Walt Disney World by teaching their first day of orientation.
  • Past UE Involvement: 4-year starter and 2-year team captain of the UE’s Volleyball Team, President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Member of the Honors Program
  • Hometown: New Lenox, IL
  • Current Location: Orlando, FL