Do Unto Others

I’ve had the privilege this semester of participating in a service-learning program that partnered with The Zambia Project in my writing for public relations course. By being partnered with this initiative, I learned all about the organization, I got the opportunity to make a difference, and I got the chance to enact my passion. Throughout my time in this […]

Wrong Road to Right Path

Some people come into college knowing exactly what they want do for the rest of their lives, and then there are people like me that change their major five times before they realize what they have a passion for. I never would have thought that I would be majoring in public relations, but now I can’t imagine my life […]

Go PR or Go Home

I’ve been involved with Public Relations Student Society of America this semester, which is an organization of pre-public relations professionals that meet twice a month. PRSSA is a stepping stone to the professional organization, Public Relations Society of America. One of the best parts of PRSSA, is when we have PR professionals come and present during meeting. At […]

Flat-lined Print News Releases

Print news releases have flat-lined, and are on the do not resuscitate list. Print news releases have had a full and happy life, but it is time for it to go. A news release is an important way for an organization to communicate newsworthy information to members of the media. Print news releases have been […]

Helping yourself help Others

Wouldn’t it be great to not only learn, but do something to benefit others at the same time? Well, that is what service-learning is all about! My class is participating in service-learning with The Zambia Project, and this blog just captures my experience so far. First off, to expand more on what service-learning is, it […]

Blog for thought

Blogging is becoming more and more valued among public relations professionals. Nevertheless, as an aspiring public relations professional with no prior blogging experience, it is enlightening to examine the blogs of successful public relationist. From my first glance at the Brian Solis site I wasn’t too impressed with the visuals, but as I scrolled down I came […]