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Scholarship Winner’s Advice for College Success

October 10th, 2018 · 1 Comment

TweetJust returned from Austin, Texas where I met several hundred enthusiastic future PR pros at the PRSSA National Conference. It was especially fun to present my annual mentorship scholarship to someone who is destined to make her mark on our profession–Maret Montanari. Now a senior public relations major, Maret is firm director of Capstone Agency, an impressive 116-person […]

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‘Living Legends’ Offer Career Tips to PR Students

October 7th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetNearly 1,000 students woke up early Sunday morning in hip-and-happening Austin, Texas to have breakfast with some 30 PR pros and educators. What followed was a panel discussion where two “living legends” offered advice on how to turn college experiences into successful careers. University of Alabama senior Maret Montanari led the advice-rich conversation with Ray Kotcher and Cheryl Procter-Rogers, APR, […]

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A Tutorial in Mentorship from an Emerging Leader

September 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet Meet Eric Winkfield, public affairs manager at Pepco, an Exelon-owned utility company that provides service to customers in Washington, D.C. and to surrounding communities in Maryland. Eric will receive this year’s Emerging Leader at the ninth annual Milestones in Mentoring gala on Oct. 26. Eric received his undergraduate degree in PR from Florida A&M […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Future Leaders · Mentorship

Why College Freshmen Should Get Involved in Student Organizations

August 15th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy Chelsea Journee My biggest regret throughout my college experience is that I did not get involved in student organizations my freshman year. Freshman year was a confusing time for me because I had moved from Texas to Oklahoma to attend the University of Oklahoma, specifically for its geology program. My whole life I thought I […]

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Post-Graduation: Why I’m Pursuing a Master’s Degree & Why It Was One of My Best Decisions

August 6th, 2018 · 1 Comment

TweetBy Alexis Bajalia My senior year of college was a whirlwind. Anxious to decide what my future life would look like, I applied and interviewed for a handful of jobs and graduate schools. All the while, I was taking a heavy course load and working as a communications intern for a health care system. Whew. […]

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