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.…

Fingers on the Pulse of Culture

Published on March 31, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. by Hannah MacInnis. As a senior at The University of Alabama, Lidia Juarez is surely making waves in the advertising industry. The Multicultural Advertising Intern Program accepts…

Welcome to the Real World

Published on March 30, 2016, at 4:10 p.m. by Lindsey Young. As graduation approaches, college seniors prepare to enter the “real world.” But after four years of studying public relations, are they really ready? Many…

More than a Pink Collar Education

Posted on March 11, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. by Kala Brumbaugh. As a public relations major at a prominent university, I have encountered many different students throughout my classes. Whether I was meeting new people…

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