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Profiles of Tenacity: Jimena Somilleda
Fourth-year public relations major Jimena Somilleda is motivated to be an advocate for her community. In addition to UGA’s AdPR department, she is involved with the Association of Latino Professionals […]
Cross-institutional collaboration sparks student research on AI, crisis communication
When students from the University of Georgia and Penn State met to kick off a research partnership this past August, they quickly realized they were gaining more than a line […]
Profiles of Tenacity: Karenia Murry
Fourth-year journalism student Karenia Murry currently serves as the vice president for the National Association of Black Journalists at UGA. She enjoys the community she’s found through organizations and classes […]
Research indicates policing videos contribute to trauma symptoms among Black Americans
Viewing violent police videos can result in trouble sleeping, symptoms of PTSD and feelings of being on guard, especially among Black Americans, according to research published in the Fall 2023 […]
SEE Suite benefits from Brazil PR agency partnership
The week of November 5, a team representing the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at Grady College visited Brazil to exchange practices and continue research collaboration. Itai Himelboim, Michael […]
NaYoung Song takes on Crisis Communication
After completing her bachelor’s degree at Korea University, NaYoung Song decided to attend the University of Georgia to receive her master’s, becoming the inaugural scholar in a partnership between the […]
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“I am so excited to work on this campaign (Share the Magic) because literacy in America is something that is really important to me and anything I can do to help is so exciting.” — Talking Dog
“AdPR Academy was such a fun and insightful experience. It was a pleasure being in a room filled with diverse students from different universities. Being able to incorporate my ideas in the rebranding of an organization gave me a glimpse of what the public relations industry will be like. I am overly thankful to Grady College for allowing me to be a part of such an amazing program.” — AdPR Academy 2023 member.
“From pitching to local media outlets to conducting campus outreach for volunteer recruitment, the skills I have learned in my Grady classes have allowed me to excel in my leadership position for Shop With A Bulldog, a student-run nonprofit in Athens.” — Public Relations Student
“My favorite part about Digital Natives was growing in my confidence and my abilities as a journalist, and knowing that I could help others achieve their goals.” — (ABJ ’22), Multi-platform producer, WMAZ
“I think working with the Oglethorpe Echo has by far been the greatest experience as a student at Grady, just because you’re in the field and actively working in a newsroom. No other classes really allowed you to experience that and what it’s going to be like in the real world.”
“I really enjoy being able to do local reporting at The Oglethorpe Echo, and the people there push me to be the best reporter I can be. The student classroom-newsroom dynamic is really unique, and it allows for a lot of growth and innovation. I’ve learned so much more here than I could’ve imagined in just these few months.”