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”
Senior ADPR Student Talks Summer Internships in a Pandemic
As a result of attending the annual ADPR New York City networking trip in January 2020, Patrick Boyd landed a once-in-a-lifetime internship working in account management for FCB Health, a healthcare advertising company with a thriving internship program.
Typically, FCB Health’s internship program brings opportunity for the interns to work in the heart of New York City, with workshops, networking opportunities and working on various advertising campaign projects. However, the rise of COVID-19 cases caused FCB Health to make the tough decision to move the internship to remote working.
“Obviously I was a little bummed out when coronavirus changed my … Read more “Senior ADPR Student Talks Summer Internships in a Pandemic”
Andrew Anglin featured in American Academy of Advertising Newsletter
Andrew Anglin, doctoral student in Advertising and Public Relations (ADPR) was featured in the American Academy of Advertising (AAA) Newsletter this month.
Anglin who is a second year doctoral student worked for The Walt Disney Company before coming to The University of Tennessee.
To see the entire newsletter please visit the American Academy of Advertising.
ADVERTISING STUDENT SPOTLIGHT| Steven Woods
All About Steven Woods
Steven is a Knoxville, TN native and is currently a junior at UT.
He came into the University as an undecided major, but knew he wanted to pursue a career in either Communications or Business based on his high school classes and clubs he participated in. He spent his first year meeting with professors, advisors, and career services before finding out what he wanted to do with his life. It worked out for Woods in the end, because it led him to take Dr. Haley’s ADV 250: Introduction to Advertising class.
After a semester of Haley’s … Read more “ADVERTISING STUDENT SPOTLIGHT| Steven Woods”
ADVERTISING STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: JOEY HATHAWAY
Our first Advertising Student Spotlight goes to Joey Hathaway, from Glasgow, Missouri.
Hathaway is a Senior and pursuing a career in account management within an advertising agency. From a young age Hathaway has been interested in advertisements placed in magazines and commercials. He would always take his mom’s magazines and stare at them for hours. Little did he know they would spark an interest for the rest of his life.
He chose the UT School of Advertising and Public Relations, because it is considered one of the top in the nation. He says that it also has a great reputation … Read more “ADVERTISING STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: JOEY HATHAWAY”
PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: CATHERINE WILLIS
Our first Public Relations Student Spotlight, is Catherine Marie Willis from Murfreesboro, TN.
As a Senior here at UT she is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Communication. She majors in Public Relations and minors in Business Administration. She hopes to continue her education at The University of Tennessee for graduate school. While in high school Catherine discovered she had a passion for working with others as well as a strong interest in media. High school is where she found PR to be a great fit for her.
She has enjoyed the closeness among the students and professors within the … Read more “PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: CATHERINE WILLIS”