2018 Washington D.C. Agency Tour

The Washington D.C. Agency Tour celebrated its 10th Anniversary this year from January 31 to February 2, 2018. As a part of the tour, Grady students got to network with PR professionals, communicators and government officials at various nonprofits, agencies and government offices. Before heading back to Athens, the trip wrapped up with a UGA…

Silicon Valley Tour

    Seven AdPR students traveled to Silicon Valley in California in January 2018 to meet with Fortune 500 companies and learn more about digital and new media in the technology industry. Students and faculty visited eBay, Google, Kiip, Facebook/ Instagram, Oath/ Verizon, and Twitter. Each visit predominantly consisted of presentations on current company projects,…

Happy Holidays from AdPR@UGA!

Wishing our friends, alumni, faculty and students a happy holiday season!  Thanks for all you do to make our department great.  If you didn’t receive it already, we also thought you might enjoy reading a letter written by one of our proud alumna, Tucker Berta Sarkisian (ABJ ’00), who is currently the PR Director for…

AdPR Student Spotlight: Claire Jordan

Claire Jordan is a senior from Canton, Georgia. She is a public relations major with a minor in Spanish and a certificate in new media. Claire works as a public relations student assistant for the School of Social Work and is on the media lead team with Wesley. She also works part time as a…

AdPR senior, Gaby Reyes is out to change the world!

Gaby Reyes, an Advertising student at Grady College and Goizueta Foundation scholarship recipient, is doing great things in her last year at UGA.  Read more about what she is up to and her post graduation plans here!  We are so proud of you Gaby and can’t wait to see how you change the world!

AdPR Week 2017

UGA’s Grady College, Deptartment of Advertising and Public Relations celebrated AdPR Week 2017 with enlightening industry speakers, a women’s leadership panel and the first ever AdPRide Games! [#AdPRide Runs Deep During AdPR Week (with images, tweets)]

Students visit Chicago for advertising agency tour

A group of students recently took a trip to Chicago to get a first-hand look at Chicago advertising agencies and what life in the Windy City is all about. Along the way, students stopped at Leo Burnet, Weber Shadwick, Sapient Razorfish, Ogilvy, Energy BBDO, FCB, Golin, Cramer-Krasselt, and DigitasLBi. Thank you to all these agencies…

Intern Spotlight: Olivia Tompkins

Introducing one of the student interns behind the scenes in the Advertising and Public Relations department this year, Olivia Tompkins. Olivia is a senior public relations major with a certificate in public affairs communications. She has lived in Maryland her whole life and has interned at a child advocacy nonprofit, worked in the crisis and…

Shane Altman, Grady grad, Speaks to Advertising Students

On Friday, October 13, 2017, Grady graduate Shane Altman came to speak to advertising students. Altman discussed the paths he took from UGA to where he is today, the unique culture of advertising agencies, and his day-today responsibilities as a professional. Altman is currently a Creative Group Head and Art Director at The Richards Group,…

AdPR Week Alumni Profiles

In honor of AdPR Week, we are profiling Grady College alumni who are using their Grady education in the creative industries they serve. They discuss their career paths and offer advice to current Grady students. Melina Baetti, a 2007 public relations graduate, is a manager of brand and business communications at The Coca-Cola Company. Grady College: What are…