18 02, 2021

Common PR Platforms and Tools You Need to Know to be Ready for the Workforce

By |2021-02-23T21:00:26+00:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, PR Platforms, Research, Social Media, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Entering the workforce can be daunting. The anxiety of meeting new people and learning the ins and outs of your company can be overwhelming, then there’s the added pressure of working with platforms you’re unfamiliar with. PR platforms may make you feel discouraged, but rest assured, learning these common tools will give you a leg [...]

17 02, 2021

Internships & Interviewing w/ Teagan Epley

By |2021-02-17T13:34:41+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Internships, Interviewing, Networking/Relationships, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

 Who’s Our Guest? Teagan Epley graduated from Grand Valley with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in Business in April of last year (2020). During her time at Grand Valley, she was highly involved in GrandPR and PRSSA, serving as the chapter's VP of Member Services and attending the International [...]

4 02, 2021

Don’t Give Research a Bad Rap

By |2021-02-04T22:05:32+00:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: Research, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Research. A word most people still in school aren’t too fond of. I know that after 16 years, the word “research” is often associated with lengthy papers or science and lab classes (there’s a reason I’m not a STEM major). We’re conditioned to think of something we go through the motions of, like many of [...]

19 03, 2020

What to do when you’ve bitten off more than you can chew: Tips for ambitious students navigating daunting to-dos

By |2020-03-19T16:26:00+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By: Emily Gagnon (@_emgagnon) Alright, this blog is for all you overachievers out there who are going beyond what is expected of you and eagerly attacking new opportunities. At this point in the semester, many of those exciting opportunities may have turned into overwhelming tasks, especially amidst the impact of COVID-19. This pandemic has tested everyone’s [...]

9 01, 2020

How to Receive a Graduation Cord From PRSSA

By |2020-01-09T16:51:41+00:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By: Teagan Epley (@teagenepleyy) A new semester has begun and many of us have the same goal: Graduate. Whether you are a senior or just have early-onset senioritis, college has tested our sanity and we are ready to reclaim it.  But not so fast - I see you, overachievers. All that time spent attending PRSSA meetings [...]

13 03, 2019

How to Stay Motivated

By |2019-03-13T22:18:52+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

By: Ella Rechner (@ellarechner)   Does your schedule of “things to complete” sometimes look like a $300 grocery receipt? You know, when you can’t really tell if it ever ends? Or, it just pains you to see what you have to get done? In my case, being a college student and staying motivated is not the [...]

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