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…

A Decade of Dedication

Posted: February 4, 2015, 8:05 p.m. by Connor Fox. On this day in 2005, the University of Alabama Board of Trustees established a center to help develop and recognize outstanding performance in the public relations…

Say “Yes” to No Stress

Posted: November 20, 2014, 8:40 p.m. by Kelsey Weiss. One of the headlines that seems to reappear in news outlets nationally is the state of the economy and just how it affects the current job market for…

To Work or Not to Work

Posted: April 21, 2014, 1:50 p.m. by Maggie Jones and Morgan Daniels. In today’s job market you can never be too prepared when it comes to getting hired at your first job out of college.…

Boozin’ to a Bad Reputation

Posted: March 20, 2014, 12:15 a.m. by Maggie Jones. With Spring Break 2014 in full swing, there is an abundance of high school and college students jetting to the beaches. Perhaps many will have a…

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…

Got Ethics?

Posted: November 25, 2013, 2:15 p.m. by Jessica Smith. The core of the public relations field is ethics. Ethics create guidelines for professionals to maintain their own credibility as well as their clients’. The Public…

A PR Student’s Manifesto

Posted At: November 14, 2013 10:00 a.m.
by Susan Griffiths.

Here are a few valuable, and often overlooked, lessons I learned through my time in the hallowed halls of Reese Phifer:

#RockTheFirm: Boston University’s PRLab

Posted At: November 14, 2013 9:55 a.m. by Karly Weigel Having the bragging rights as the oldest student-run public relations firm comes with certain responsibilities and shoes to fill. Boston University’s PRLab steps up to…

Hitting the Target

Two days before classes began, the Target store in Tuscaloosa, Ala., opened its doors after hours for University of Alabama students. The university transported students from various locations on campus to Target. That night Target…