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23 07, 2020

Learning Never Stops: Ways to Stay Up-to-date with PR in the Summer

By |2020-07-23T20:25:10+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Leadership, Tips|0 Comments

It’s summer! Time to forget about school and relax, right? Actually, this couldn’t be more wrong for college students. Although the standard school year might be paused, it’s so important to keep all the concepts and theories you’ve learned fresh in your mind. It may seem like a daunting task without the help of assignments [...]

16 07, 2020

Pushing for Conversation

By |2020-07-16T22:07:24+00:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Diversity, Ethics|0 Comments

Here we are, in the middle of a global pandemic, and at the very beginning of an undoubtedly, justified, powerful racial movement. These times are flooded with varying controversial and uncontroversial emotions by impassioned citizens who some have kept quiet and some have shared.  One of the main conversations of today is deciphering the means [...]

9 07, 2020

PR Conversations with a 5th Grade Teacher 

By |2020-07-09T22:39:11+00:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Leadership, Trends|0 Comments

2020 has been a year of unprecedented change, to say the least. Starting with COVID-19 hitting the United States quickly with ease and depth, and the Black Lives Matter movement sparking attention in late spring, inspiring and demanding social justice for the Black community, and people of color across the board. I think it’s fair [...]

3 07, 2020

Being An Ally For Black Lives, Especially in PR

By |2020-07-03T20:43:04+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Categories: BLM, Diversity, Ethics|0 Comments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks (and centuries of racism),  you have seen social media plastered with the Black Lives Matter movement. Long overdue for black voices to be heard and fought for, white people cannot simply stand back and watch. Silence has allowed black lives to be killed [...]

25 06, 2020

A PR Perspective on Pride Month and Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

By |2020-06-25T22:05:29+00:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Diversity|0 Comments

As June 2020 comes to a close, so does this year’s National Pride Month. Pride Month 2020 has truly been one for the history books. On June 15th, 2020, a Supreme Court ruling declared that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Simply put, gay, bisexual, [...]

18 06, 2020

Mental Health During COVID-19 with Dr. Adrienne Wallace and GV PRSSA

By |2020-06-18T15:22:19+00:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Podcast Recap|0 Comments

During this unprecedented season of quarantine, life can feel like a never-ending Zoom call. The first few months of 2020 have proved to be a difficult time full of adjustments for everyone, and students are no exception. Students Delaney MacKenzie, Lindsay Corwin, Allison Canter, and Samantha Brigham joined Dr. Adrienne Wallace and I on [...]

18 06, 2020

PR With The Pros: Adrienne Wallace, Ph. D.

By |2020-06-18T15:52:35+00:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Podcast, PR Hangover, PR News|0 Comments

Check it out: PR With The Pros: Adrienne Wallace, Ph.D. As many of you all know, Adrienne is quite easily the backbone of GVPRSSA and GrandPR. She continuously shaped each of her students into respectful, compassionate, and determined PR Professionals. We can't thank her enough for her dedication to our education and futures! Go [...]

16 04, 2020

5 Things I Learned from my Time in the Ad & PR Program

By |2020-04-16T18:21:23+00:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: APR Program|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By: Sarah Virkstis (@SarahVirkstis) As I wrap up my time at Grand Valley, I look back on this season in my life with fond memories and lots of learning. In fact, the APR program has treated me so well, I can’t wait for the time I am able to continue my education in this field and [...]

9 04, 2020

Why You Should Hold a Leadership Position in College

By |2020-04-09T17:10:25+00:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By: Ella Rechner Ever since I can remember, leadership genuinely intimidated me. It was a fear of not being good enough to fit the position, fill the shoes of the person preceding me, and living up to the expectations of my superior. However, the one thing that drives people towards these roles is the understanding [...]

2 04, 2020

What You Need to Know About Quibi

By |2020-04-02T17:22:21+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By: Kylee Reinert (@kyleereinert) Well, it seems like we all have quite a bit more unplanned free time on our hands. With that free time tends to come one of two things: lots of Netflix binges and social media surfing, or deep cleaning and discovering new hobbies. I know I have trouble balancing the two- wanting [...]