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…

Off the Field, In the Spotlight

Published on February 18, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. by Kala Brumbaugh. Public scrutiny is often a hard pill to swallow. Making mistakes is a part of everyday life. These mistakes usually have minimal effect and…

Generation “Study Abroad”

Posted on Oct. 30, 2015, at 12 p.m. by Madalyn Atherton and Sally Immel. Mark Twain said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,” and millennials seem to be whole-heartedly embracing his ideal. There…

Pump up Your Persuasion

Posted on Oct. 28, 2015 at 7 p.m. by Luke Thomas. PR and persuasion are two peas in a pod. And I just used it on you. Alliteration (the repeating of initial consonant sounds) is…

Culture Shock: Work Edition

Posted on Oct. 21, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. by Luke Thomas. If someone told you that your entire way of doing things was about to change, you might feel the tendrils of anxiety closing around…

Big Name or Big Responsibility?

Posted on September 30, 2015, at 2 p.m. by Luke Thomas. For public relations students, internships aren’t just another way to pass the summer break. Adding that line to your résumé can mean the difference…

“Adulting”: It’s Not as Scary as You Think

Posted on September 24, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. by Kristen Ellis. What do a cover letter, a dentist’s chair and a spider crawling across the floor all have in common? They all have the ability…

Big Fish, Small Pond

Posted: April 16, 2015, 3:00 p.m. by Annslee Wilson. Bigger is better — or at least that is what public relations students are often told. When it comes to choosing career paths, PR students sometimes…

Dr. Daniel Mangis: Representing the Ultimate PR Client

Posted: April 15, 2015, 2:20 p.m. by Haley Petrey. As public relations professionals, we are responsible for the representation of our clients. What if that client were the United States of America? It’s a large…

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