#UDPRIntern: #UDWinter At Home– Not Boring When You’re Exploring

Recently, my social media feeds have been chock-full of study abroad pictures, tweets about UD’s first snowfall of 2015 and the top ten reasons to spend winter session at Delaware. But what about all of those students reading social updates from their living rooms? What about everyone that opted not to pack up their bags,Continue reading “#UDPRIntern: #UDWinter At Home– Not Boring When You’re Exploring”

#UDPRintern: 4 Easy Ways to Make The Most of Winter Session

Winter Session at the University of Delaware (also known as #UDWinter) is a great way to get ahead of the game. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean you have to take a class. The most important part of Winter Session is making the most out of your time, whichever way you choose to spend it. HereContinue reading “#UDPRintern: 4 Easy Ways to Make The Most of Winter Session”

#UDPRintern: A Winternship to Remember

My name is Amanda Schuman and I’m a sophomore communications interest major. I have been a member of PRSSA-UD since fall semester of my freshman year, and as someone who wasn’t entirely sure what to be when I grew up, it was a great organization for me to join. PRSSA introduced me to many aspectsContinue reading “#UDPRintern: A Winternship to Remember”

4 Common Marketing Mistakes on Social Media and How to Fix Them

Social media is a great platform for companies to get their name and product out to a large audience with relatively minimal effort. While using social media might come easily to some, others are actually hurting their business rather than helping it, due to lack of knowledge on how and what to publish. In orderContinue reading “4 Common Marketing Mistakes on Social Media and How to Fix Them”

How Lena Dunham Sets the Standard for Women in the Workplace

As the producer, writer, director and main character of HBO’s hit show Girls, Lena Dunham has developed a large fan base for her confident, uninhibited spirit on and off the screen. As a fan myself, I was thrilled when she came out with her memoir, “Not That Kind of Girl.” Like so many other avidContinue reading “How Lena Dunham Sets the Standard for Women in the Workplace”

A beginner’s guide to making the most of Night With the Pros

“Whenever and wherever you can, network.” Stephanie Mantegna, a PR professional, gave this advice to a room of excited students at last year’s Night With the Pros. As this year’s #NWTP approaches our Chapter, there are a few networking tips for beginners you should know to ensure you stand out from the crowd. Often theContinue reading “A beginner’s guide to making the most of Night With the Pros”

Fall Field Trip: PRSSA-UD Visits iHeartMedia

One of the biggest challenges in most people’s lives is choosing a career path. In fact, there are a ton of different jobs out there that most people are unaware of. That’s why when a select few PRSSA members, myself included, had the chance to go behind the scenes on November 3 and visit iHeartMedia’sContinue reading “Fall Field Trip: PRSSA-UD Visits iHeartMedia”

Crisis Communication Lessons From Scandal’s Olivia Pope

Attention gladiators, there is a lot more to the hit show Scandal than meets the eye. Olivia Pope, a crisis communications consultant in Washington, has the tough job of handling some of politics biggest scandals. While tampering with evidence and discarding murder victim’s bodies is a common occurrence, not all of the actions of PopeContinue reading “Crisis Communication Lessons From Scandal’s Olivia Pope”

General Meeting Round Up: What You Missed on 10/6

At last week’s general meeting on October 6, we discussed the PRSSA 2014 National Conference in Washington D.C. which was attended by representatives from our Chapter, including executive board and general members. At this conference, our e-board had the opportunity to meet and interact with their counterparts from other universities in different activities and workshops. Before we wereContinue reading “General Meeting Round Up: What You Missed on 10/6”

Paws and Public Relations

Most communication students say they learned career skills from professors and professionals, but few can boast wisdom learned from a canine source, as I have from my basset/beagle mix, Rosie. This summer, Rosie and I fulfilled our dream of becoming a certified therapy team with Paws for People, a nonprofit organization that provides pet-assisted visitationContinue reading “Paws and Public Relations”