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PRSSA Conferences Provide Hands On Experience in Event Planning, Execution and Networking

February 18th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetCollege students aspiring for careers in public relations gain valuable experience through organizing and executing events such as the recent PRSSA Regional Conference in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. I had the opportunity to speak at the conference and observe the talented future professionals in action. University of Alabama senior Cole Lanier describes the program that was flawlessly executed by […]

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Tags: Future Leaders · Guest Post

Find Mentors at Home, School and Work

January 30th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetMy first corporate intern, Necole Merritt, LAGRANT Foundation founder Kim Hunter, Entergy’s Patty Riddlebarger and I discussed mentorship and career advice at Dillard University’s Mentoring Forum this week. LAGRANT scholarship recipient Danielle Miller, a Dillard senior, organized the program attended by nearly 100 students, and she wrote the following guest post. By Danielle Miller NEW […]

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Tags: Future Leaders · Guest Post · Mentorship

New PR Pros Cite First Year Experiences, Tips

December 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Tweet During the final PRSA chat of 2015, new PR pros weighed in with insights and advice based on their first year on the job. Former PRSSA chair Heather Harder, now in her first year as a professional, and I co-hosted #PRSAchat with some 50 participants. The discussion ranged from what they wish they had […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Day in the Life · Future Leaders

How to be a Successful Volunteer

November 16th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tweet You have said it to yourself many times: I should volunteer!  Well, what’s stopping you? Sure volunteering is a great thing, but as busy students and young professionals, you may think that you don’t have enough free time to devote yourself to volunteering. However, volunteering is important. In addition to having a positive impact […]

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Tags: Future Leaders · Guest Post · Volunteerism

Trent Ostrom: A Role Model Young Mentor

November 10th, 2015 · No Comments

TweetLast night, I had the honor to present the “Culpwrit” award for outstanding student mentor to Trent Ostrom, a senior at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. Trent is described by his peers and faculty adviser as “a role model” in helping others succeed. Besides serving as an account executive at the student-run agency, MaverickPR, Trent […]

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