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…

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…

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,…