Why You Should Learn a Foreign Language

By Moses Cole The ability to speak a foreign language can open many doors for your career. Here are some ways you benefit from all that extra work. Looks Great on Your Resume Hiring managers will see foreign language skills as a positive on your resume because it makes you look more well-rounded and cultured….

Autistic Portrayal in Power Ranger Film

  Written by: Trent McLaurin, APSU Corporate Communication student   It is a great time to be alive if you are fascinated with every nerd/geek culture. Comic book movies are mainstream, Power rangers just hit theaters, and an infatuation with super heroes is at an all-time high. Never before has being a nerd or geek…

Get Out or Get On The Bandwagon

Trent McLaurin, APSU Senior, Corporate Communication For the past couple of weeks, we have seen an interesting social media development surrounding a film and its societal commentary. Social media erupted over the release of “Get Out” and its take on a particular issue. Get Out is a movie directed by Jordan Peele, one half of…

How to Use Social Media Effectively (Part 3)

Anna Pope, APSU Senior, Public Relations This blog post is part three of a three-part opinion post that analyzes how social media is harmful and helpful to public relations practitioners and how to effectively to use it to connect with audiences. This post will explain how to effectively use social media to connect with a…

How Social Media is Helpful to Public Relations (Part 2)

Anna Pope, APSU Senior, Public Relations This blog post is part two of a three-part opinion post that analyzes how social media is harmful and helpful to public relations practitioners and how to effectively use it to connect with audiences. This post will analyze social media and explain why it is a helpful tool for…

How Social Media Is Hurting Public Relations (Part 1)

Anna Pope, APSU Senior, Public Relations This blog post is part one of a three-part blog opinion post that analyzes how social media is harmful and helpful to public relations practitioners and how to effectively use it to connect with audiences. This post will analyze social media and explain why it is hurting public relations…

A Look at London: Tourism and Volunteerism

Written by and photographs by: Leah Grubb, APSU Junior, Corporate Communication “Remember the most important souvenir will be your memories, and the best memories are the ones you make with others.” – Professor Mike Dunn It’s been nearly four weeks since our service learning class returned from England. As I reflect back on the trip,…

Travel Planning 101

Written by: Leah Grubb, APSU Junior, Corporate Communication Flight bookings. Car rentals. Accommodations. Restaurant reservations. Attraction tickets. These are just a few of the hundred, little details that go into planning the PERFECT trip. Sure, the Instagram pictures make it look easy. They show the gorgeous mountain range or exotic city but don’t depict all…

How to Survive News Reporting

Written By: Sarah Eskildon, APSU Communication Student Welcome to your first experience with a communication course that is active and engaging, requiring you to get outside the classroom walls. News Reporting is a required course all communication students must take before entering into their specific concentration. The course is essential because you will develop important…

Reblogged: Maintaining Brand Voice in

One of the things we love about blogs, is that there are so many out there to read!  Here is one from APSU Alumn Julia Batson, Senior Project Manager at Parachute Media in Nashville, Tn.  Good work, Julia! Maintaining Brand Voice in a Noisy World    

Reasons to Love Adobe Creative Cloud

**The opinions presented in this blog are that of the student and are in no way endorsed by APSU or the APSU Dept. of Communication.  Neither the student nor the Dept. of Communication received compensation for this blog post** Written by: Moses Cole, Senior, APSU Adobe Creative Cloud is a suite of software for creative…