Carlyle Ascik Editor/Writer Hometown: Fairhope, Alabama Major/Minor: Public Relations/Management/Digital Art Academic Achievements: President’s List, Dean’s List, The Anderson Society, Mortar Board, Cardinal Key, Phi Eta Sigma Jobs, Internships & Other Achievements: Account Executive — Capstone Agency (Current), Director of Public Relations — Alabama Panhellenic Association (Current), Vice President of
Published on December 11, 2019, at 11:55 p.m. by Zoie Mestayer. Students’ first few months in college can be a whirlwind. They move away from their loved ones, their homes and their pets and move into drafty shoebox dorms full of strangers. The days of hand-holding
Published on December 7, 2019, at 12:50 p.m. by Zoie Mestayer. As we progress further into the digital age, it is clear that the days of finding your next job, employee or collaborator through the classified section are swiftly coming to an end. According to
Published on November 19, 2019, at 5:20 p.m. by Zoie Meystayer. For public relations students, experience is everything — job opportunities begin and end with the length and quality of your résumé. Educators and professionals in the industry stress the importance of summer jobs or internships in
Published on October 11, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. by Zoie Mestayer. Celebrity endorsements are everywhere. Athletes pose on cereal boxes, pop stars are photographed wearing a certain brand of clothing, and famous actors appear on television ads in support of a candidate running for public
Published on October 4, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. by Zoie Mestayer. These days, public relations educators have their work cut out for them. Clients demand creative, flexible and experienced employees — a tall order, to say the least. PR professors are wholly responsible for creating
Published on September 27, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. by Zoie Mestayer. So you’ve landed your first post-grad job. You feel proud, relieved. Your hard work has finally paid off, but soon your feelings change. You wonder — how did this happen? Am I even qualified?