PRSSA Classic City Tour of Athens

On Thursday, November 15, Grady College students participated in the third annual PRSSA Classic City Tour of Athens. Led by professor Kim Landrum, students visited Jackson Spalding, See.Spark.Go and UGA’s Sports Information Office to learn about working with clients, creating relationships and managing reputations. Brian Brodrick, Alison Geist and Bryan Harris led the discussions at…

PR Campaigns class + Lil’ Ice Cream Dude

We’re honored to have worked with Beau! Last spring, our PR Campaigns class helped Beau Shell of Lil’ Ice Cream Dude to revamp his online communication. Beau is 14 years old from Cedar Shoals and was the recipient of the Young Entrepreneur Achievement Award. He was honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington,…

Chicago Agency Tour

AdPR students had a great time on the Chicago Agency Tour! This October, 15 of our AdPR students attended the Chicago Agency Tour led by senior lecturer in advertising Jennifer Barnhart. They visited eight different advertising and public relations agencies: Mindshare, SapientRazorfish, Ogilvy & Mather, Energy BBDO, Fusion92, Mekanism, Golin, and McGarryBowen. One of their…

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…

Georgia Brands Panel in AdPR

AdPR Week is on the horizon at Grady College! As we enter our fourth annual celebration, we are excited to announce guest speakers and a fun social media campaign, #AdPRide, to develop a sense of community and engagement among students and alumni in Advertising and Public Relations. On Wednesday, September 19th, top brands in Georgia will discuss…

Student Internship Spotlight – Avery Whitehead

Avery Whitehead interned at Precision Strategies as a Communications Intern this past summer. She is from Baltimore, MD, and is a Political Science and Public Relations major minoring in Women’s Studies and obtaining a Public Affairs Professional Certificate. She has been a campus tour guide at the UGA Visitors Center for two years, and is a member…

AdPR Executive Advisory Board Welcomes New Members, Jeff Baker and Eugenio Mendez

AdPR is honored to welcome the following new members to our Executive Advisory Council. The Council is a diverse group of leading communications professionals committed to supporting the vision of the Department of Advertising & Public Relations, and assist the department with activities that align with the most current industry drivers in both the commercial…