PR Student Takes Inaugural Lollapalooza Class
Senior public relations student Grant Mitchell had the opportunity to participate in Lollapalooza’s inaugural five-week class at DePaul University. During the class, he learned about networking in the music industry and the importance of learning from entry level positions.
“When it comes to any industry, perseverance is key, and this class helped reinforce that for me through all of the guest speakers,” Mitchell said.
Mitchell cites the ADPR community as being critical to him having gained the opportunity to participate in the course. “Everyone in ADPR has been so supportive of me and the professors have been an integral part … Read more “PR Student Takes Inaugural Lollapalooza Class”
Beth Avery Foster, Wake Forest University
Public Relations professor, Beth Avery Foster visited Wake Forest University as an invited lecturer for its “Great Teachers” course. While there she gave a University-wide presentation entitled “Public Health Research at the Intersection of Communication, Campaigns, and Crisis,” guest lectured the Great Teachers course, and met with numerous undergraduate and graduate students eager to learn more about the field of public relations, as Wake Forest currently does not offer a public relations major.
Taking a bite out of nation branding, Candace White
Communication Director (www.communication-director.com), a magazine for corporate communications, PR and public affairs appraoched Dr. Candace White to be featured in their latest issue. White agreed to write about the topic of the corporate role in nation branding and country image . Communication Director is distributed across Europe and Asia Pacific, features content by heads of communication at leading organisations as well as by internationally-recognised academics.
“Nation branding for countries that are transitioning to democracy after decades behind the Iron Curtain carries unique challenges because the identity of many smaller countries was erased under communism. National identity exists as … Read more “Taking a bite out of nation branding, Candace White”
PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SPOTLIGHT| Kristin Knight
Meet Kristin Knight
Kristin is a senior at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, from Pleasant View, Tennessee. She is pursuing her degree in Public Relations, because she has always liked writing and brand promotion. She wanted a career that combined both of those interests and found Public Relations to a perfect fit.
Her favorite part about Public Relations is the wonderfully driven and talented people she has met throughout the program. Each student she meets has a different perspective that he or she brings to the table, which makes for a more stimulating classroom experience.
Kristin believes Dr. Levenshus to … Read more “PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SPOTLIGHT| Kristin Knight”