AdPR Vantage Point Speaker Series: Angela Alfano

Angela Alfano, ABJ ’10, kicked off the AdPR Vantage Point Speaker series this week with her presentation on transitioning from a free agent to a young sports PR executive. Alfano is entering her third season as head of global communications at Tough Mudder, the leading sports, active lifestyle and media brand. In her role, Alfano…

Kailyn Sanders selected as a Most Promising Multicultural Student

Kailyn Sanders, a fourth-year advertising major at Grady College, has been named to the 2018 American Advertising Federation of Most Promising Multicultural students. Every year the American Advertising Federation selects 50 multicultural students nationwide that they feel represents some of the top emerging talent in the advertising industry. Through this program students attend a four-day…

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…