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WGU Indiana Hires New Public Relations Manager

News Brief - 6/15/17

Lisa Abbott INDIANAPOLIS — WGU Indiana has hired Lisa Abbott as public relations manager.

“Lisa is an accomplished writer and experienced public relations professional with deep roots in the Central Indiana community,” said WGU Indiana Chancellor Allison Barber. “Her strategic communications background will serve our students, alumni and partners well as WGU continues its growth here in the Hoosier state. We are pleased to welcome her aboard.”

Prior to joining the WGU Indiana team, Abbott started and ran her own firm, Epiphany Communications, LLC. She also served in previous communications roles at Heritage Christian School and at United Technologies Carrier Corporation in Indianapolis.

“I am excited to join the WGU Indiana team as we work to make higher education accessible to and affordable for Hoosiers,” said Abbott. “I’m proud to be part of an organization that is making such a positive impact on our state by helping to develop a strong, qualified workforce.”

Abbott holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations journalism and lives in Fishers with her family.

WGU Indiana is celebrating its seventh anniversary, having helped more than 4,700 Hoosiers achieve their dream of completing a college degree. Another 5,000 students are currently enrolled. For information about WGU Indiana’s degrees and scholarships, visit

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