Nicholas White

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Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive ScienceLehigh University; Bethlehem, PA                                                               2015

3.47 GPA (Cum Laude) with minors in Creative Writing and Music

Thesis: Conducted individual research culminating in an oral presentation and written report, which consisted of a literature review examining the cognitive differences between music and language and an experiment comparing the effect of training on short-term memory for musical and linguistic material



Assistant to Communications & Outreach Manager Lehigh University Choir; Bethlehem, PA                          2013 – 2014

Aided in the creation and execution of marketing initiatives across multiple media platforms to increase concert exposure while maintaining advertising identity; initiated communication with local performing arts high school and established a working relationship between the schools’ music departments

Research Assistant, Department of PsychologyLehigh University; Bethlehem, PA                                                 2014

Set up psychology experiment appointments, collected and organized data into spreadsheets, and reviewed literature to assist in studies examining how beliefs about mental disorder categories affect perceptions of members in those categories

Social Media ManagingLehigh University; Bethlehem, PA                                                                                   2012

Managed social media accounts, curated a blog, and created content as part of a collaborative journalism project to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy relief, resulting in over $6000 raised for the Red Cross


Additional Experience

DelegateKennedy Center International Arts Leaders Forum; Washington, D.C.                                                    2014

Attended panel forum which addressed issues of concern to the arts community and discussed how art managers and business leaders can adapt their marketing strategy to fit the changing global arts environment

Stagehand and Building MonitorZoellner Arts Center; Bethlehem, PA2011 – 2015

Provided technical assistance on and off-stage and monitored access to rooms within the building

Member of A Cappella Group ‘A Whole Step Up’Lehigh University; Bethlehem, PA                                     2014 – 2015

Composed and arranged music for the ensemble’s performances, including the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) regional competition



Writing: Formal, content, and creative
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, WordPress, Blogger, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat and YouTube
Research: Empirical, analytic and internet
Computer: Word, Powerpoint, Excel and GIMP (image editing software)
Programming: Basic understanding of HTML and Java