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Fifth Street associates engage with nonprofits in the Madison County community to provide professional public relations services. View our recent work with clients. This website and blog were student projects within the Department of Communication and Design Arts.

Website Design: Maria Neathery
Photography: Nikki Edrington
Graphics: Allison Armstrong

2019-2020 Clients

Each semester, Fifth Street associates work with area nonprofit organizations to provide strategy, research, writing, event planning, graphics, media relations, and social media planning. To apply for assistance starting in fall 2020, contact Professor Leiter. 


Fifth Street associates are in year two working with Combat Ministries. This year, associates will use an editorial calendar to plan and implement social media.


Stripped Love has asked Fifth Street associates to help plan, implement and execute a social media plan.


Associates will be creating a strategic plan for the nonprofit to expand their exposure and reach through fundraising and awareness.


As a local private preschool through 12 school, associates will start with an online analysis and move into a strategy to increase reputation.


Associates are implementing a social media users group and ambassadors program for alums, students, faculty and staff.

Students worked with the Heartland International Film Festival's blog.

A lot of work in public relations is measured through exposure. By increasing the features and press releases for Secret Families of Madison County, the local paper scooped two stories for additional press: Hometown Heroes (video) and Secret Families Preparing for Charity Event. Both were published after associates worked through an exposure strategic plan for the fall 2018.

Students worked closely with the Office of Advancement and the Department of Science and Engineering to create a media kit for the solar car. Additional projects in process for 2018-2019, is an email campaign and open house.

Fifth Street Communications pitched an idea to The Herald Bulletin in Anderson to feature local alumni in a special feature section. Each associate was assigned a young alum who works in Madison County calling the area home to their business. Download the HB PDF or scroll through the gallery below.

In 2018, Fifth Street associates worked on numerous projects for Children of Promise that will be continuing for the 2018-19 academic year:

The official alumni periodical of Anderson University, Signatures magazine, is published three times per year by the Office of Communication and Marketing.