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Margot Arguello

Work & School Portfolio


B.S. Public Relations & Mass Communication, Minor in Theater

  • Texas State University | San Marcos, TX
    • Graduated: May 2020
    • GPA: 3.5
    • Leadership Roles: TXST PRSSA, Peer Mentor, Bobcat Preview PAL, Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority

M.A. Mass Communication

  • Texas Tech University | Online
    • Expected Graduation: May 2023
    • GPA: 3.9

Internship Experience

Campus Coordinator | Teach For America

  • Aug 2018 - May 2019

Program & Events Intern | Epilepsy Foundation Central & South Texas

  • May 2019 - Aug 2019

Newsroom Contributor | Texas State University

  • Aug 2019 - May 2020

Social Media Intern | Mariposa Sisters

  • Feb 2021 - Jun 2021

Retail Experience

Sales Associate | LOFT

  • May 2018 - May 2019

Sales Associate | Bath & Body Works

  • Sep 2020 - Feb 2021

Soap Maker | Buff City Soap

  • Apr 2021 - Apr 2022

Sales Associate | Bath & Body Works

  • Oct 2022 - Feb 2023

Texas State Newsroom

News articles that were published on the Texas State University website. I worked on all these stories individually and they were all ideas pitched by me. 

International graduate student conducts research on vertical farming

Faraz Moghimi, a Texas State graduate student pursuing his Master’s in Engineering, conducted research on the economic prospect of vertical farming as a possibly more sustainable way of agriculture.

“We live in an era that sustainability and environmental hazards are proving to be an immense issue. Agriculture is one of the important parts of this issue. I personally believe that exploring new sustainable technologies must be complimented with a deep dive into the economics side of things to wo

International graduate student conducts research for a multi-modal emotion recognition model

Rezwan Matin, a graduate student pursuing his master’s degree in Engineering conducted research to create a multi-modal emotion recognition model that will be able to identify human emotions in conversations. The model is aimed towards children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), who struggle to identify human emotions.

Matin is assisting the High-Performance Engineering (HiPE) research group at Texas State with research for this model. Dr. Damian Valles, Assistant Professor and Dr. Vishu Visw

Texas State twirler performs outside assisted-living facility in Tyler

Kaylee Williams, a sophomore majoring in computer science and a featured twirler for the Bobcat Marching Band, recently performed for residents in the Atria Copeland assisted-living facility in Tyler.

Since residents of the facility are elderly and therefore more at-risk from the spread of Coronavirus, she donned her uniform and kept a safe distance, performing outside on the lawn of the facility where residents could watch from their windows.

“I have a passion for helping others, and I though

Students design mobile apps for inclusion and mobility

A group of students under the School of Art and Design teamed up to design different mobile apps related to inclusion and mobility. Each team member designed their own app for a specific marginalized group in mind. One of the team members, Jazmine Beatty, designed an app for the organization called Black Girls Rock!.

“Black Girls Rock! highlights African American women doing inspirational work, including celebrities and everyday people alike. Their message of empowering women of color and reson

SXSW: TXST students research mental health in San Marcos high school students

During the 2019 spring semester, Texas State University’s Design for America student organization has researched solutions to improve mental health among teens in the San Marcos area. At this year’s TXST Innovation Lab, they will present their projects.

Texas State’s Design for America team is part of a national network that helps set up studios at universities across the U.S. DFA studios work on a community-focused scale, with the goal of tackling social challenges through innovation.

“We cho

Recent Texas State graduate continues family legacy

Graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and mass communication last December, Allison Jones was proud to be part of a strong family legacy of Texas State University alumni.

Her older brother and sister-in-law, Nick (B.B.A ‘13, M.B.A ‘15) and Grace Jones (B.S.’13, M.Ed. ‘16) met through the New Student Orientation (NSO) program, where they were paired as orientation leaders. It was from there that Nick became one of the first 10 students chosen to be a peer mentor

International graduate student conducts research on Eco-sil and the effects it has on agriculture

“The application of Silicon in soil will increase the availability of nutrition to plant, as well as the production of crops. It will be a sustainable solution, which in turn will adversely affects crop yield. It will help to enhance the quality of production in the long run,” said Rafea about the benefits of her research.

The idea for Rafea’s research came from her upbringing. Rafea was born in a village in Bangladesh, where farming was the main source of income for many families, including he

Dr. Louie Dean Valencia-García: Portrait of a Prolific Professor

Dr. Louie Dean Valencia-García is a prolific, recognizable scholar at Texas State University. An assistant professor in the Department of History, Dr. Valencia-García has made impressive strides as a leader in the field of digital humanities, and his publications and research endeavors have been met with enthusiasm and praise.

Dr.Valencia started his career at Texas State as an undergraduate student in the Honors College, where he earned degrees in European Studies and Spanish. He attributes hi

Dr. Vishag Badrinarayanan recognized with the Stephen R. Gregg Sr. Excellence Professorship

Dr. Vishag Badrinarayanan, a professor in the Department of Marketing at Texas State University, recently accepted the Stephen R. (Steve) Gregg, Sr. Excellence Professorship for outstanding record of teaching, research and service. Dr. Badrinarayanan has been at Texas State since 2005, and serves as the assistant chair.

“I am honored and delighted to receive the Gregg professorship,” said Dr. Badrinarayanan. “The way I see it, the professorship is not a reward for my past performance, but an in

Students receive funding to attend PRSSA International Conference

Students from Texas State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) and members of the on-campus student organization, the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) received financial assistance from the SJMC to attend the PRSSA International Conference in San Diego, Calif.

Each year, the PRSSA International Conference offers PRSSA chapters from universities around world the chance to learn from experienced professionals about career opportunities in field of pub

FedEx Freight hosts a boardroom experience for students at Texas State

FedEx Freight has been visiting universities nationwide to offer students the opportunity to network with a diverse group of executives and learn how they engage and operate in the boardroom. The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion helped coordinate this interactive experience for students at Texas State University.

“It’s important to us that we offer diverse and unique opportunities to our under-represented students here,” said Dr. Sherri Benn, Assistant Vice President for Student Affair

Texas State faculty and students research animal contracted diseases and prevention

Brittany Myrhang, a Texas State senior studying biology, assisted Associate Professor Dr. Ivan Castro-Arellano and graduate student Houston Kims in their research involving hantaviruses and other zoonotic diseases. The research focuses on how animals contract and transfer these high mortality diseases to humans, particularly to children and the elderly in third-world countries.

“For our research in particular, finding out how these animals contract these diseases is the best way of prevention,”

Social Media

Below are links to social media accounts I have managed at some point. I have organized them by company.

Buff City Soap