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15 08, 2019

Meet the VP of Public Relations: Allison Canter

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Hello, hello!   My name is Allison Canter and I am the 2019-2020 PRSSA VP of Public Relations. I am entering my junior year in the APR major, alongside a minor in Political Science. Hopefully one day I’ll be in the Oval Office, but for now, I couldn’t be more excited to get a running head [...]

15 08, 2019

Meet the President: Delaney MacKenzie

By |2019-08-15T19:25:40+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|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 [...]

15 08, 2019

Meet the GrandPR CEO: Emily Gagnon

By |2019-08-15T19:27:25+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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

15 08, 2019

Meet the VP of Professional Development: Sofia Anderson

By |2019-08-15T19:29:01+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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

27 03, 2019

Public Relations in the Entertainment Industry

By |2019-03-27T18:17:08+00:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Noelle Hobbs (@noelle_hobbs ‏)    Have you ever wondered who the person is that talks to the public or the media about a celebrity’s most recent crisis, or their impactful charity work? Chances are, it was a PR professional who specializes in the entertainment business. Entertainment public relations consists of firms who work for celebrities in [...]

6 02, 2019

Best Broadway PR Tactics

By |2019-02-06T13:57:37+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Sarah Dudinetz (@sarah_dudinetz )    Broadway, baby. When I tell people that I’m going into public relations, “Broadway” isn’t usually the first thing to pop into their heads. However, that’s exactly what comes to mind for me. What better way to make a living than to let my inner Broadway nerd mingle with my inner PR [...]

15 01, 2019

PR Hangover: 2018’s Top PR Moments

By |2019-01-15T16:24:18+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Courtney Fogle (@courtnxyfogle)    Allyssa Murphy, VP of Chapter Development for GV PRSSA, joined us to speak about some of the most controversial moments in public relations for the 2018 year. We featured a few moments from each month in 2018. To listen to this episode, click here. January MSU - Larry Nassar 160+ girls [...]

7 12, 2018

PR Hangover: Getting Real About Anxiety Ft. Dr. Adrienne Wallace & GVPRSSA

By |2018-12-07T01:30:25+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Courtney Fogle (@courtnxyfogle)   Dr. Adrienne Wallace, GVSU PRSSA’s Faculty Advisor, says that anxiety has grown every year since the 1930s, and 6.8 million people experience it in the U.S. alone. It’s not often discussed in big groups even though it affects so many of us on a regular basis. In this episode of PR [...]

21 11, 2018

PR in the Nonprofit Sector

By |2018-11-20T21:34:01+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Allyssa Murphy (@allyssa_murphy)    Nonprofit PR has always been an interest of mine. I got my first “big girl” job when I was 19, working as a Marketing Assistant for a small nonprofit in Flint, Michigan, called Whaley Children’s Center. After that, I fell in love with the industry, transferred schools, and changed my major. [...]

3 10, 2018

Tips for Managing Personal Social Media

By |2018-10-03T11:45:03+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

By: Sarah Virkstis (@SarahVirkstis)   Maintaining consistency on social media platforms can sometimes be a daunting task. Not only do we need to make appropriate time for classes, studying, extra curricular activities, internships, volunteer opportunities, and work… we also need to find time to manage our social media. As a young professional, it’s likely that your [...]