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19 03, 2018

PR on Ionia

By | 2018-03-19T00:07:31+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Amanda Hume For the past eight years, Grand Rapids has been home to Michigan’s largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration—Irish on Ionia. This event celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with green beer, food, Irish dancing, and musical performances. Irish on Ionia is located in the heart of Grand Rapids, on Ionia Street. The entire road is blocked [...]

12 03, 2018

Hospitality & Tourism PR

By | 2018-03-12T20:11:54+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Hannah Ketelhut (@hannahketelhut)   For seniors, graduation is coming soon (seven weeks to be exact!) and the excitement – and intimidation – of finding a job is all too real. Public relations is a field that stretches across industries, giving us endless options to start our careers. We’ve heard PRSSA speakers from a variety of industries: automotive, [...]

10 03, 2018

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts: Spring Break Edition

By | 2018-03-10T23:23:39+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Madison Farhat-Tomaszewski (@MadisonFT1) Spring break is here, alive, and ready to roll! We may now take a sigh of relief after making it through our papers, projects, and midterms because spring break has arrived, and we are ready! As it is the week to let loose and chill with a drink in our hand (if you’re [...]

27 02, 2018

Grand Rapids Agency Tours

By | 2018-02-27T01:19:06+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Delaney MacKenzie (@Delaney_MacKenz) As spring is quickly approaching, students are starting to finalize their plans for summer and lock-in those summer jobs and internships. A great way to get an inside look at potential jobs and hear about opportunities is by attending agency tours. That is exactly what PRSSA students did on Friday, February 16 when they [...]

22 02, 2018

Internal Communications & Company Culture with Andrea Clark

By | 2018-02-22T19:41:52+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Sarah Pontbriand (@pontbriandsarah )   While searching for internships and jobs, it’s important to keep in mind that a company is not just a logo and a service, but what’s inside as well. Andrea Clark, Associate Director of Corporate Affairs at Kellogg Company, shared her experiences with corporate culture and internal communications with GV PRSSA.   [...]

22 02, 2018

How to Save for National Conference

By | 2018-02-22T19:01:26+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Christina Oberly  Mark your calendar kids, the 2018 PRSSA National Conference is right around the corner! (Well not really, it’s actually eight months away.) If we don’t start planning and saving now we will miss out on a HUGE opportunity. PRSSANC is the largest gathering of public relations students in the country. National Conference will give [...]

14 02, 2018

An Open Love Letter to the APR Major

By | 2018-02-11T23:25:27+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Emily Gagnon (@emgagnon_567) Hey there, APR major. It’s Valentine’s Day and we’re talking about you. All good things, of course. Our attraction to you is something fierce, and well, we wrote you this love letter during the last GV PRSSA meeting:   Dear APR, We love how advertising and public relations is such a broad [...]

4 02, 2018

The Do’s and Don’ts of Event Planning: My Experience from the APR Mixer

By | 2018-02-23T17:52:03+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Vanessa Lansdale (@vlansdale ) Public relations and event planning tend to overlap in many different ways. Both ask the same questions: Who is my target audience? What strategies will I use to reach the target audience? And, how will I evaluate my actions? But before I address those questions, you might be asking, how do you [...]

31 01, 2018

Music & PR

By | 2018-01-31T15:40:36+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: @courtnxyfogle Entertainment and public relations are interconnected on a greater scale than some might imagine. The music industry strategizes the entertainment it provides. Branding is a critical aspect of the entertainment business, often times in ways that people may not expect.   Building a Brand Audience engagement is crucial in the entertainment business. Whether it’s the [...]

21 01, 2018

Detroit Auto Show: A Reflection of Us

By | 2018-01-21T23:29:04+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Aaron Robert (@AaronJRobert) Every year, automakers show off their newest models and designs at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. From unique shimmery colors, hybrid technology, luxurious trucks, and the return of Ford’s Mustang Bullitt, the 2018 Detroit Auto Show has something for everyone to enjoy. While I was scanning the floor at [...]

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