The Importance of Teaching Responsible Pet Adoption

Published on October 5, 2017, at 5:26 p.m. by Lexi McKenzie. College is hard. Sure, the classes are challenging, but arguably the hardest thing about beginning college is the lifestyle change and the transition to…

Gonzenbach: Educator of Today, Leader of Tomorrow

Posted: November 27, 2014, 1:00 p.m. by Connor Fox. For any students in The University of Alabama’s nationally acclaimed public relations program, their academic and professional career begins with Dr. William Gonzenbach. The UA professor…

Partnerships with a Purpose

Posted: February 21, 2014, 10:25 a.m., by Maggie Jones. In order to pursue a goal, there must be a purpose in mind. Whether it’s for the common good and well-being of humankind or for purely…

Betsy Stories Are Legendary

Posted: February 14, 2014, 4:30 p.m., by Myreete Wolford. “Stories about Betsy [Plank] are legendary.” Chief Communications Officer of Wisconsin Energy Co. Rick White agreed to do an interview with me regarding his work with…

Communications Graduates Prosper in Teach For America

Posted: February 6, 2014 4:15 p.m. by Shannon Auvil. Teach For America, a nonprofit organization in the AmeriCorps national service network, recruits recent college graduates and professionals to teach in high-need communities for two years…

A Need for Specialization?

Posted At: November 15, 2013 4:05 p.m. by Jacquie McMahon The public relations field is divided into sectors. Practitioners’ careers lead them to become experts in a specialized niche, whether that may be something like…

Advancing Public Relations Education

Published At: October 6, 2013 8:30 p.m. by Jacquie McMahon Public relations is “practically as old as society” according to industry forefather Edward Bernays, but the education for the profession is still relatively new. Public…

Education Communication: PR in K-12 Schools

Posted At: March 21, 2013 12:15 P.M. by Caroline Murray Tweeting at parents? Buying ad space for touting strong academics? Measuring media metrics to prove worth to taxpayers, school boards and communities? Did you see your…

Technology in Education: The Impact on Future PR Professionals

Posted At: September 21, 2012, 11:49 P.M.
by Kristin Nelson
What impact is the influx of technology in the classroom having on students? What type of professionals are being cultivated in grade school classrooms? How will future public relations professionals set themselves apart from their technology and social media-friendly peers?

The Y Factor

Posted At: March 5, 2012 11:11 AM
by Lauren Cuervo
Today’s job application process would be almost unrecognizable to those joining the workforce 20, or even 10, years ago.

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