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…

Women’s Leadership Panel will be a highlight of AdPR week at Grady College

AdPR Week is on the horizon at Grady College.  In recent years we have generated a great amount of enthusiasm through special events, guest speakers and a fun social media campaign, #AdPRide, to develop a sense of community and engagement among students and alums in Advertising and Public Relations.  We are excited about the addition of a panel…

UGA researchers use virtual fitness system to help children exercise more

Creating sustainable habits to increase physical activity and improve health is a goal many people share. Now, thanks in part to a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers at the University of Georgia are using virtual reality to help children develop a more active lifestyle. “The Virtual Fitness Buddy Ecosystem: Using…

Grady’s SEE Suite Internship Program

In case you aren’t familiar, let us introduce you to the See Suite Internship Program. Grady’s ADPR department has a special learning laboratory called the SEE Suite or Social Media Engagement and Evaluation Suite. This learning lab has been up and running in the glass enclosed room on the first floor of Grady College for…

Bryan Reber named head of Department of Advertising and Public Relations

  Grady College is pleased to announce that Bryan Reber, the C. Richard Yarbrough Professor in Crisis Communication Leadership, has been named the head of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at Grady College. In addition to his departmental and teaching responsibilities, Reber also directs the UGA Crisis Communication Coalition, dedicated to the study of crisis communication and…