Our Plastic, Our Problem

Our Plastic, Our Problem This fall, students from Kim Landrum and Kristen Smith’s Advanced Graphics classes collaborated a project called “Our Plastic, Our Problem.” Their task was to visually depict the problem of plastic trash in the world’s waterways, and they were displayed in an exhibit as part of the UGA Spotlight on the Art…

2018 AdPRide Week Recap

AdPR Week 2018 – A huge success! September 17-21 was a week-long celebration of the advertising and public relations professions which focused on crisis communication, the media environment and great Georgia brands. Our students heard from multiple top communications professionals about a variety of topics and subject matters. They were also able to represent their…

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,…

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…

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…

AdPR doctoral students earn recognition for research

Congratulations to Jung Min Hahm and Hyejin Bang, two doctoral students in the Advertising and Public Relations department who earned recognition for outstanding research conducted in the graduate program. Jung Min Hahm was awarded the Dean Krugman Graduate Student Travel Award. “I feel excited and honored to have been chosen for the Dean Krugman Graduate…

AdPR students chosen for Blue Key National Honor Society

Three excellent AdPR students have been chosen to join the Blue Key National Honor Society, a premier honor society that recognizes college students for all around excellence in scholarship, leadership and service.      Congratulations to Jake Carnes and Sheridan Schuster, Public Relations majors and Reilly Megee, Advertising major, for being selected for 2017-2018 membership.

Grady Student Honored with President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award

A Grady College student was one of three recipients of awards presented by the University of Georgia to Athens and university community members for exemplary community service Jan. 22 as part of the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District. University…

Avia Meadows, PR senior, recognized as a UGA Amazing Student

Congratulations to Avia Meadows for being recognized as a UGA Amazing Student. A senior majoring in public relations, Avia will graduate in May 2016. Through her successful leadership roles in PRSSA as well her internships with corporate giants like Bloomingdales and Coca-Cola, it is easy to see why Avia exemplifies what defines a UGA Amazing…