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Freelance PR: Can You Do It?

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 allows professionals to earn extra revenue while gaining experience by

A Guide to Graduate School

A Guide to Graduate School

Posted: April 14, 2015, 11:08 p.m. by Laura Gregory. Every spring, young and eager undergraduates count down the days to the one they’ve been working toward their entire lives: graduation. With their last exam officially behind them, they celebrate the end of their collegiate careers

Sam Nathews: A “Rising PR Star”

Sam Nathews: A “Rising PR Star”

Posted: November 17, 2014, 1:45 p.m. by Jean Faircloth.   Not even two years out of college, Sam Nathews has been chosen as a “rising PR star”  by PR News. PR News Online defines the characteristics of the individuals that are nominated for this honor as the “top

Making the Switch

Making the Switch

Posted At: January 7, 2014 9:28 a.m. by Jacquie McMahon It’s that time of the year again, when everyone swears to hit the gym at least three times a week, cut down on soda and eliminate all bad habits. Every time January 1 rolls around,

Service Learning in PR Programs: A Trifecta for Positive Outcomes

Service Learning in PR Programs: A Trifecta for Positive Outcomes

Posted At: September 26, 2013 1:15 p.m. by Courtney Cox Several studies have shown that 90 percent of the information taught in a classroom is retained when students are given the opportunity to teach it to someone else or to immediately use the information themselves.

It Takes LessThanUThink to Reach Your Target Audience

Posted At: March 26, 2012 4:30 PM by Brian Haight and Savannah Bass Changing the public’s perception, whether it’s about a client or a societal norm, is one of the key functions of public relations.

The Adventures of The Big Read

Posted At: February 17, 2010 2:43 PM by Autumn Winsett Student agency partners with Alabama libraries to promote literacy Some University of Alabama public relations students began this semester hitting the books, but not textbooks. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is their book of choice

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