3 03, 2022

Grand Rapids’ Influential Women in PR: Women’s History Month

By |2022-03-03T22:49:45-05:00March 3rd, 2022|Categories: Leadership, Networking/Relationships, Women's Month|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ah, Women’s History Month. It is once again that beautiful time to proudly celebrate the accomplishments of women. While I like to treat every month like Women’s History Month, this time of year creates the perfect opportunity to write an entire blog about my favorite thing: influential (and badass) women. This blog will highlight some [...]

16 02, 2022

Morality Matters: Considering Ethics in PR

By |2022-02-16T16:06:48-05:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: Ethics, Leadership, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

I have a confession: I love watching public relations play out on the TV screen. I don’t think I’m alone in the fact that Scandal’s Olivia Pope ignited my initial interest in public relations. Watching her cover up a multitude of White House crises was exciting, suspenseful and, frankly, pretty badass. However, as much as [...]

31 01, 2022

Working at a Top PR Agency (w/ Melissa Albano)

By |2022-04-28T11:55:13-04:00January 31st, 2022|Categories: Alumni, APR Program, Internships, Leadership, Networking/Relationships, Podcast, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What does it take to work at a world-renowned agency? GVSU alumna Melissa Albano is an assistant account executive at Edelman, an agency that has ranked #1 of Global PR Firms.  Clearly, she’s doing something correctly. So what’s her “it” factor? Join Melissa as she shares her journey of joining Edelman, her client work [...]

28 01, 2022

Lessons Learned from GrandPR (And Why You Should Join!)

By |2022-01-28T03:56:45-05:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: APR Program, Leadership, Networking/Relationships|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

As a part of Grand Valley’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter, you have the opportunity to join GrandPR. GrandPR is GVSU’s nationally affiliated, student-run integrated communications firm. As an account executive for GrandPR, I get to lead teams through client work and assign tasks to make sure our work gets finished in [...]

19 12, 2021

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

By |2021-12-19T01:28:57-05:00December 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 [...]

30 09, 2021

The Importance of Leadership Skills in College

By |2021-09-30T21:02:00-04:00September 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 [...]

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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