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…

Somehow, it all Worked Out

By: Brittany Hale, Senior Journalism Student When I began college at another university, I wanted to be a Journalist. On the first day of my intro-level journalism class, my professor introduced the class something close to this: “Hello, class. My name is ——, and I have been a Journalist for many years. If you want…

Keep COMM and Carry On!

Written by: Courtney Swaw, Senior Communication student Courtney Swaw (Noun): Senior; Full-time student (18 credit hours); Center for Service Learning (Study Abroad-London-Spring Break) student; Communication intern (APSU Center for Service Learning intern); Commuter (12 hour commute a week); Part-time daycare employee (12 hours a week). If you are anything like Courtney Swaw, you tend to…

Feminism and Melania Trump — AP Comm 3320

Written By Natalie If you are a woman, I assume you support equal rights, equal pay, control over your own body, and all that good stuff women have been fighting for since the 1800s (back then it was just the right to vote!). I am going to also assume that you want those same rights […]…

Journalism is Far From Dead.

Written By: Sarah Eskildson , APSU Journalism student The path of an aspiring journalist is not an easy one to take in today’s society. Constantly, I am told that journalism is dying. I am not going to make any money in my field — and journalists are up to no good. Sometimes I wonder what…