19 12, 2021

National Leadership and Relationship Building (w/ Rachel Meltzer and Cat Kalogeros)

By |2021-12-19T01:28:57+00:00December 19th, 2021|Categories: Leadership, Networking/Relationships, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What’s it like to run a renowned national organization while simultaneously living the student life? It’s no small feat, but with initiative, time management, and effective leadership, Rachel and Cat make it look easy. Rachel Meltzer, PRSSA National President, and Cat Kalageros, PRSSA National VP of Brand Engagement discuss their roles on the national [...]

5 11, 2021

Being Yourself in the Workplace

By |2021-11-05T12:58:43+00:00November 5th, 2021|Categories: Mental Health, Networking/Relationships|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Through a variety of opportunities offered in any given program within the confines of university we know for a fact, particularly during the past year to two years, that being yourself is a difficult feat. It is incredibly tough to act as though you have everything together and you are on your A-game well enough [...]

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 [...]

23 09, 2021

Importance of Government Relations in Small Businesses

By |2021-09-23T20:25:54+00:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Leadership, Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Shopping with a small business can give consumers a sense of pride. When you buy from a local mom-and-pop shop, you are helping real people succeed in their dreams of running a business. Whether you are acquiring a service from a boutique agency, getting hard cider from your local cidery, or shopping at your farmer’s [...]

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, [...]

5 08, 2021

The Importance of Pronouns in the Workplace

By |2021-08-04T13:39:47+00:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: DEI, Networking/Relationships|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Each year, more employees are entering the workplace with gender identities that may differ from what we most frequently think of when discussing gender. Whether these employees choose to be open about their identity or not, it is important to create a work setting that welcomes diversity with open arms.  With work settings becoming more [...]

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 [...]

6 05, 2021

Let’s Catch Up with GV PRSSA Alumni

By |2021-05-06T21:06:50+00:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: Alumni, Internships, Interviewing, Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

This week we will be catching up with GVPRSSA alumna Sarah Dudinetz. Sarah is the former Podcast Director for GVPRSSA’s PR Hangover and is now making a name for herself in the professional world. Sarah landed herself a Social Media and Communications Specialist position at A.K. Rikk's, which is a luxury boutique downtown Grand Rapids. [...]

15 04, 2021

Everything I Needed to Learn about PR I Learned when I was Five

By |2021-04-15T21:00:49+00:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Back To The Basics Since I’m graduating soon I tend to get asked what advice I would give to myself going into the Advertising and Public Relations major. To be honest with you, I don’t know what I would say to her. I’m content with where I landed and I’ve had the privilege of having [...]

6 04, 2021

Let’s Catch Up with GVPRSSA Alumni

By |2021-04-06T21:00:38+00:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Alumni, Internships, Networking/Relationships, PR News, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Let’s see what past GVPRSSA students are up to after graduation. For this GVPRSSA alumni series, I caught up with Emily Gagnon, the former GrandPR CEO and now a young public relations professional. During her time with GVPRSSA and GrandPR, she won various awards for her dedication to the organizations, such as the PRSSA National [...]

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