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…

Advertising Faculty Member at Grady College Sees Life through Virtual Reality

Some people go through life as optimists. Others are pessimists. But, for Sun Joo “Grace” Ahn, an assistant professor of advertising at Grady College, she is a realist—a virtual realist. Virtual reality is becoming part of the everyday lexicon for many consumers, but it has been in Ahn’s everyday vocabulary for nearly 10 years. While…

PRSSA members visit Atlanta agencies for annual tour

On January 27, sixteen junior and senior UGA PRSSAmembers headed to Atlanta for the day to take part in our annual agency tour.  Led by PRSSA advisor, Kim Landrum, students visited Jackson Spalding, MSLGroup and Edelman to learn what the future of public relations looks like. Jackson Spalding Hosts Christina Phillips and Rita Izaguirre welcomed…

Public relations professor co-authors textbook about diversity in journalism

Maria Len-Ríos (MA ’08), associate professor of advertising and public relations at Grady College, has just published an introductory textbook, “Cross-Cultural Journalism: Communicating Strategically About Diversity.” The book aims to teach college students how to navigate a continually changing world and write professionally and successfully about diversity and culture. Len-Ríos edited the book with Earnest…

Grady College announces its Spring 2016 recipients of CURO research assistantships

Five students in the Grady College have been awarded Spring 2016 research assistantships from UGA’s Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO). The CURO Assistantship Program, now in its second year, provides one-semester, non-renewable $1,000 stipends to outstanding undergraduate students across campus to actively participate in faculty-mentored research. Three Grady College students were awarded assistantships for…