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16 08, 2019

Meet the GrandPR CEO: Emily Gagnon

By |2019-09-08T12:03:44+00:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Eboard|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Like you, I am continuously learning from my interactions and using them to fuel my curiosity and leading my to new experiences. I am an encouragement expert and efficiency enthusiast.  According to GVSU, 70% of all students are undecided at one time during their academic career. I was among those students until I shadowed a [...]

15 08, 2019

Meet the VP of Professional Development: Sofia Anderson

By |2019-08-25T18:05:43+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Eboard|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hi! I'm a Senior at GVSU pursuing a degree in Spanish and Advertising and Public Relations with an emphasis in Public Relations. I'm so excited to take on the role as Grand Valley’s PRSSA VP of Professional Development! I'm looking forward to planning agency tours and professional enhancement events that will excite and inspire members [...]

14 08, 2019

Meet the President: Delaney MacKenzie

By |2019-08-25T18:05:19+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Eboard|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hey Lakers!  My name is Delaney MacKenzie and I am your 2019-2020 PRSSA President! I’m entering my senior year at Grand Valley State University with a major in Advertising and Public Relations. I couldn’t imagine a better way to make the most of my last year of undergrad than by leading an organization that has [...]

26 04, 2019

Freelance in Public Relations

By |2019-04-26T13:55:04+00:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Networking/Relationships, Tips|0 Comments

By: Rachel Osborn (@rachel__osborn ‏)    Freelance work in the PR field has grown significantly over the years. Often, smaller organizations don’t have a need for a full-time practitioner, which makes hiring a freelancer more appealing and affordable. Freelance provides an opportunity for practitioners to specialize and grow their unique skill set at their own pace. Starting [...]

24 04, 2019

A Year of Agency Tours

By |2019-04-24T14:53:30+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Tour|0 Comments

By: Chloe English    What a wonderful year! As VP of Professional Development for Grand Valley’s PRSSA Chapter, it was truly a privilege to lead our members into opportunities that further their advertising and public relations knowledge. Every tour made me eager for the next. When I decided to run for this position last year, I [...]

15 04, 2019

PR Hangover: Working in the Corporate World Ft. Brooke Rosier

By |2019-04-15T23:28:23+00:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: PR Hangover|0 Comments

By Courtney Fogle (@courtnxyfogle)   Brooke Rosier, a 2018 graduate from GVSU’s Advertising & Public Relations program, works in Nutrition Brand Marketing at Amway. In this episode of PR Hangover, Brooke talks about what it’s like to work in-house, the importance of company culture, and design thinking. The Corporate Path Often times, students think that working [...]

10 04, 2019

The Art of Networking

By |2019-04-10T12:55:58+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Networking/Relationships, Tips|0 Comments

By: Lilia Hauenstein (@ukulilia11)    Networking. This word may sound exciting or intimidating depending on how you perceive it. Believe it or not, it’s a powerful tool when it comes to job hunting. You may find yourself trying to scout for an internship or a job opportunity, but you realized that Indeed.com or career fairs just aren’t [...]

9 04, 2019

PR Hangover: Las Vegas PR

By |2019-04-09T00:56:22+00:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: PR Hangover|0 Comments

By: Courtney Fogle (@courtnxyfogle)   This episode of PR Hangover features Alissa Kelly, Owner of PR Plus, a boutique public relations agency in Las Vegas, Nevada. Listen to this episode to learn about all things entertainment PR, working in Vegas, and media relations. The Inner Workings of PR Plus PR Plus was the first PR agency [...]

9 04, 2019

5 Ways to Relieve Everyday Stress

By |2019-04-09T00:18:18+00:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Tips|0 Comments

By: Jennifer Pafford (@JennieSouce)   As college students, we represent a group of people that are perpetually stressed out almost 24/7. We deal with endless amounts of stressors that seem overwhelming. The rent due date inches closer, school assignments begin to stack up higher, job stress piles on, club meetings are coming, and for me, graduation [...]

3 04, 2019

Find Your Professional Style

By |2019-04-03T13:01:07+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Creative, Profiles, Trends|0 Comments

By: Sarah Virkstis (@SarahVirkstis)   The standard corporate work environment can be monotonous and boring. You can be easily surrounded by bland, blank walls for 8 to 10 hours every day. Why would you want your wardrobe to be just as boring? If you’re reading this, you’re likely an Ad or PR major like myself. We [...]