#iEvolved: My Social Media Transformation

When it comes to social media, I have consistently found myself a bit behind the times.  I only joined the Facebook world my senior year of high school which put me about four years behind in comparison to my friends.  Even this seemed like a big step for me, so I allowed it to beContinue reading “#iEvolved: My Social Media Transformation”

Member of the Week: David Johnson

Name: David Johnson Year: Senior Major: Psychology Minors: Sociology and Advertising Hometown: Doylestown, PA Activities on campus: Co-founder and President of Heifer International at UD, Undergraduate Research Assistant at the Disaster Research Center, PRSSA enthusiast What I hope to get out of PRSSA: My studies have not explicitly prepared me for public relations work.  Thanks to itsContinue reading “Member of the Week: David Johnson”

Social Media and its Role in Our Need for Immediacy

Human beings on a typical basis have the ability to send and receive text messages, instantly receive and respond to emails, check their Facebook pages for interesting—hold on a minute, I just received a text message. That’s absolutely hilarious! I’m sorry, what was I saying? Oh, I remember— information regarding their friends’ lives through picturesContinue reading “Social Media and its Role in Our Need for Immediacy”

Member of the Week: Maddie Brooks

Name: Maddie Brooks Year: Sophomore Major: Communication Interest and Public Policy Hometown: Newark, DE Activities on campus: PRSSA, Staff Reporter for The Review, Swing Dance Club, InterVarsity What PRSSA means to me: PRSSA helps me to gain knowledge and become confident in my aspiration to become a public relations professional. I used to be nervous and unsure ofContinue reading “Member of the Week: Maddie Brooks”

WWE and Social Media

By: Joseph Silver “World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), a publicly traded company, is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment.  WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on all of its programming. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 600 million homes worldwide. TheContinue reading “WWE and Social Media”

Member of the Week: Shayna Lupu

Name: Shayna Lupu Year: Sophomore Major: Communication Interest Minor: Applying for Advertising Minor Hometown: North Bellmore, NY Activities on campus: Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority (Spirit Chair), BlueHenSays Ambassador (follow me @BlueHenShayna), PRSSA member What I hope to get out of PRSSA: Knowledge of public relations, social media skills, networking opportunities, friends and experiences from ourContinue reading “Member of the Week: Shayna Lupu”

Engineering Communication

By: Sydney Scheiner After meeting so many new people this year, I was surprised to find out how many of them were science and engineering majors. Just on my floor there are potential mechanical engineers, chemists, and nurses. Because I am a communication interest major, they often tease me about my “easy” classes and “light”Continue reading “Engineering Communication”

#Think Before You Tweet

By: Jennie Osber After the first presidential debate there has been a lot of stirring in the twittersphere, not just about the presidential candidates, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, but about the appliance makers, KitchenAid.  On Thursday, KitchenAid’s Twitter account @KitchenAidUSA tweeted “Obamas gma even knew it was going 2 b bad! ‘She died 3Continue reading “#Think Before You Tweet”

Member of the Week: Laura Hepp

Name: Laura Hepp Year: Freshman Major: Communication Interest (I plan to add the English – Professional Writing major either next semester or next fall) Minor: I plan to add a performance studies minor next semester. Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Activities I am involved with on campus: E-52 Student Theatre (I am currently in their show, AvenueContinue reading “Member of the Week: Laura Hepp”