30 09, 2021

The Importance of Leadership Skills in College

By |2021-09-30T21:02:00+00:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: APR Program, Leadership, Networking/Relationships|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Now that the fall semester is in full swing, it’s a good time to evaluate how we’re doing and where we’re going. While everybody’s working hard and trying their best, it’s important to get involved and make your mark on those around you. Building your leadership skills are a great way to maintain and grow [...]

17 09, 2021

Take it to the Next Level: Get Involved with GVPRSSA and GrandPR

By |2021-09-17T00:13:09+00:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: APR Program, Leadership, Networking/Relationships|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The best not-so-kept secret in GVSU’s advertising and public relations program is GVPRSSA and GrandPR. In the vastness of student organizations, where there is virtually a student organization for every niche when it comes to professional development, few come close to GVPRSSA and GrandPR. In my experience being a member of both of these programs, [...]

15 09, 2021

The Questions We Avoided: A Q&A for New Students

By |2021-09-15T20:40:08+00:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: APR Program, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover, Tips|0 Comments

Asking foundational questions is scary. We Ad/PR students have all been there, felt that, and regretted not posing the big questions at the beginning of our studies. So, here we are: upperclassmen asking the questions so you don’t have to. In this episode, we cover 5 questions that first-year students are asking: What made [...]

22 07, 2021

NSAC: More Than a Competition

By |2021-07-22T20:49:05+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: APR Program, Creative, Leadership, Networking/Relationships|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As an advertising & public relations student at GVSU, I’m constantly looking to gain real-world experience through my program. While I’ve taken several classes at the university that provide those experiences, this past semester, I got as close to the real world as I can get, with an actual client.  About NSAC  Annually, the American [...]

9 07, 2021

A PR Student’s Defense of a College Minor

By |2021-07-09T16:09:50+00:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: APR Program, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As a student majoring in advertising and public relations, I often get asked about my studio art minor. Usually, these questions are about how I decided on a studio art minor, what I’ve gained from it, and why I even elected to take on a minor in the first place. As an indirect result of [...]

17 09, 2020

It’s Go Time, COVID and all.

By |2020-09-17T19:30:05+00:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: APR Program|0 Comments

As the President of GVPRSSA, I want to welcome you back to a year that looks a bit different than you’ve ever seen PRSSA function before. As the communicators in times of stress and chaos, we adapt. So of course, our E-board and advisers have done everything in our power to provide you with an [...]

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 [...]

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