16 06, 2022

5 PR Podcasts to Keep you Knowledgeable about the Industry

By |2022-06-16T11:55:19-04:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Podcast, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Podcasts and PR? Say less! One of the best ways to keep updated with the latest and greatest in the PR industry is to get plugged into podcasts. Podcasts provide insight into the industry, real-life experiences, and so much more. Here are the five best podcasts I’ve listened to for those interested in growing their [...]

14 06, 2022

Your Area of Expertise Will Find You (w/ Morgan Yingst)

By |2022-06-14T13:12:17-04:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Alumni, APR Program, Non-profit, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

This week features a previous GVSU Alum. Morgan is a communications and public relations professional based in Chicago. She specializes in digital communications, social media marketing, and content creation. Morgan is currently the Communications Manager for the Illinois Supreme Court. Through this position, Morgan is responsible for providing ongoing support across [...]

10 06, 2022

GVPRSSA Alumnae Win Inaugural Kelly Rossman-McKinney Leadership Award

By |2022-06-10T17:39:30-04:00June 10th, 2022|Categories: Alumni, APR Program, Events, Leadership, PR News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Soon after crossing the commencement stage this past April, two GVPRSSA alumni have one more thing to celebrate. Former GrandPR CEO, Jesse Schmitt, and former GVPRSSA VP of Public Relations, Rebekah Banasik, are the inaugural recipients of the Kelly Rossman-McKinney Leadership Award. These two truly embody the spirit of the late Kelly Rossman-McKinney through their [...]

2 06, 2022

Keeping it PRofessional on Social Media

By |2022-05-31T17:00:42-04:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Advocacy, Media, Social Media, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Summer is officially underway and you may feel pressured to keep your Instagram feed filled with content and updates on what you are up to! Connecting with friends, family, and fellow social media users allows you to communicate in a variety of ways. From commenting on photos, having a streak on Snapchat, or uploading albums [...]

31 05, 2022

PRHangover Farewell (w/ Brady Mills)

By |2022-06-10T12:16:50-04:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: APR Program, Leadership, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve heard his voice all year but how well do you really know Brady? If you didn’t know already, Brady was the previous host of PR Hangover. He is an individual who does everything with intention. Brady is an incoming senior at Grand Valley State University where he studies advertising & [...]

19 05, 2022

Making First ImPRessions: Tips for Success

By |2022-05-31T17:15:30-04:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Internships, Interviewing, Leadership, Networking/Relationships|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

It’s that time again, and summer is officially in swing! While this time of year brings us the much-needed time to catch rays, catch up with friends, or catch up on a few hours of sleep, it is also a time for new beginnings. You may be starting in a new internship position, summer job, [...]

20 01, 2021

The Importance of Media Relations w/ Ed Zitron

By |2021-01-20T15:37:09-05:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: Media, Media Relations, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Who’s Our Guest? Ed Zitron is the founder of EZPR, a national media relations firm focusing on consumer tech startups. He has been published by Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Eurogamer, PC Gamer, and PC Zone. He’s written two books - This is How You Pitch, an early PR person’s guide to PR, and [...]

6 01, 2021

Personal PR Tips and Understanding SEO w/ Heather Wilkinson

By |2021-01-06T21:42:22-05:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Podcast Recap, PR Hangover, SEO|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

 Who’s Our Guest? Heather Wilkinson is a globe-trotting content creator and PR enthusiast who’s finally put down roots in her native UK. When she isn’t working, you’ll find her pretending to care about Minecraft for her son’s sake, while secretly reading the latest Ace Atkins novel (or sleeping - her second favorite past-time) What [...]

16 04, 2020

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

By |2020-04-16T18:21:23-04:00April 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 |2020-04-09T17:10:25-04:00April 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 [...]

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