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Memorie Bailey — Woodstock, Georgia  Major/Minor: Public Relations/Psychology Academic Achievements: President’s List Jobs, Internships & Other Achievements: Administrative Assistant: The Georgia Ballet (Fall 2008- Spring 2009); Intern: Dunwoody Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (Summer 2010); PR Intern: University of Alabama College of Education (August 2012–present) Community Service:


Welcome to Platform Magazine, a student-run public relations publication at The University of Alabama. We strive to encourage ethical practice and leadership, facilitate conversation with our readers and provide insight into the ever-changing world of public relations. As we celebrate our fifth-year anniversary, we hope

The Importance of Accepting Diversity Within the Workplace

The Importance of Accepting Diversity Within the Workplace

Posted At: November 30, 2012 3:10 P.M. by Leighton Brown Because of our nation’s current economic standing, more women (along with many other underrepresented groups) have felt inclined to enter the workforce. Accepting diversity in the workplace is extremely important and can help generate new

The Value of Perception

Posted At: October 5, 2012 8:53 A.M. by Leighton Brown Every day we see, touch and hear things in our environment. These various senses help us to react and interact with the people and situations around us.

What's in Your Professional Toolbox?

Posted At: September 19, 2012 2:38 P.M. by Leighton Brown What does it mean to be actively involved? Is joining an organization enough?

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