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Editor Biographies, Spring 2013

Claudia Calhoun — Rogersville, Alabama Major/Minor: Marketing (Professional Sales Concentration)/Public Relations Academic Achievements: Dean’s List, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Capstone Scholar Scholarship, Betty Loomis Endowed Scholarship, Elton B. Stephens Management and Marketing Scholarship Jobs, Internships & Other Achievements: Sales Representative, UA Sales Program Capstone Project (August –December 2012); Marketing

Post-Secondary PR

Posted At: July 1, 2013 9:50 a.m. by Gillian Richard Public relations can be applied in almost any industry, company or context. The world of higher education is no exception to this rule. In fact, college is the ideal location for PR to be put

Around the World in Four Hours: International Cottages

Posted At: April 23, 2013 10:00 p.m. by Haley Clemons You don’t need a passport to travel the world. In one afternoon, I learned that Denmark invented Legos, mythical trolls can be found in Norway’s forests and Austrian hot chocolate is indisputably the best. With

Prescription for Disaster?

Posted At: April 22, 2013 2:00 p.m. by Haley Clemons Could the necessary 911 call be changing to a 911 tweet? Surprisingly, this question is not as farfetched as it may seem. Thanks to social media, medical assistance and diagnoses are coming in the form

Reviewing the Reviewer

Posted At: April 4, 2013 12:29 P.M. by Haley Clemons “Over half of Millennials trust the opinions of strangers online over those of friends and family,” according to It is amazing to consider the influence that perfect strangers have over our lives. From the

A Toast to Triumph

Posted At: March 6, 2013 4:00 P.M. by Gillian Richard and Haley Clemons “Eighty-five percent of all restaurants fail within the first five years, and 50 percent fail within the first year,” said Kim Boyle, assistant professor of restaurant, hotel and meetings management at The

The Hackers Have It Their Way

Posted At: February 25, 2013 3:02 P.M. by Haley Clemons It makes a difference. The little blue check mark placed securely next to the organization’s name on Twitter adds both validity and credibility to the account owner’s words. In 140 characters or less, a company

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