Faculty Profile for Sam Heimbach

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Sam Heimbach
Asst Professor of Practice — School of Jrnlism & Mass Comm
OM 5-7.1
phone: (512) 245-2656

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Sam Heimbach is an Assistant Professor of Practice for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University, where she teaches courses within its public relations major.

Prior to joining Texas State as a faculty member, Heimbach worked in a variety of communications roles. She's led communications for higher education departments and technology companies, while working at PR agencies and serving in in-house roles. Heimbach most recently led a team of communication professionals at The University of Texas at Austin in its University Marketing and Communications department.

Heimbach earned an M.A. in Human Dimensions of Organizations from the The University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in Mass Communication with a focus in Public Relations from Texas State University.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Creator, Host, Writer, Foster Career Experience. 2023.

Selected Service Activities

Discover TXST Round Rock - Browse Session
April 6, 2024
The University of Texas at Austin, Human Dimensions of Organizations Master's Program
January 18, 2024
Guest Speaker
FACES: Foster Care Alumni Creating Educational Success - Nov. 29 Meeting
November 29, 2023
Mass Communication Week session, "Digital networking for your PR job search"
October 2023
Mass Communication Week, PR Sessions
September 2023-October 2023