Lessons from the Emerald City

Published on April 26, 2017, at 1:24 p.m. by Erica Cooke. Seattle, the land of coffee and rain. It took a four-hour car ride from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to a plane ride from Atlanta to O’Hare…

Some Things Stay the Same

Published on April 19, 2017, at 9:03 p.m. by Briana Borcic. Public relations has come a long way since 1991, but a lot of the ideas, drive and mission have remained the same. In a recent…

The Drive Behind the Dream

Published on April 10, 2017, at 8:22 a.m. by Tristen Gell. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney  The Walt Disney Company teaches children to…

Mess with Texas!

Published on April 3, 2017, at 8:17 a.m. by Julia Cione. Everything is bigger in Texas, including the opportunities. Whether it’s the portion sizes of food or its booming economy, Texas lives large in all…

Freelance PR: Can You Do It?

Published on March 29, 2017, at 08:20 a.m. by Terrika Woods. Freelance public relations is a job market that is currently flourishing. Practitioners have become interested in the personal and professional gain it offers. Freelancing…

Jobs 101

Published on March 8, 2017, at 8:40 a.m. by Josie Seavers and Meredith Folsom. If you are a junior or senior public relations student, you have probably taken all your required general education classes by…

The Selfie Generation: Entering the Workforce

Published on February 27, 2017, at 8:20 a.m. by Erica Cooke. “Wait … first let me take a selfie.” This is a phrase that a majority of Generation X or baby boomers associate with the…

What the “Other” Thinks of PR

Published on November 11, 2016, at 12:41 p.m. by Megan Perkins. Doctors save lives. Teachers educate students. Police officers fight crime. Public relations practitioners write press releases? The entirety of the public relations profession cannot…

Diversity as a Young Professional

Published on October 16, 2016, at 11:50 a.m. By Kennedy Studdard. For any student majoring in public relations, it is important to recognize that diversity matters. From interests and hobbies to a person’s background and…

Accessing the Office, 24/7

Posted on September 21, 2016, at 4:12 p.m. by Lynn Brantley. Cozy thinking pods, video games and recreational rooms with pingpong tables — that is what we think of when we envision the flexible workspace.…

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