March associate of the Month

By Rebecca White                                                                                                                                                                               Account executive, ImPRessions account Nicole Ranieri fell in love with public relations this past summer after her first internship. Originally interested in broadcast, she then knew she wanted to focus on PR as soon as the school year started. “I had heard wonderful things about ImPRessions, and I loved the idea of getting to work directly with a client. Other organizations rarely offer that kind of experience,” Ranieri said. Ranieri is a sophomore in the Journalism school. … Continue reading March associate of the Month

The Performing Arts Series welcomes Avenue Q

By Rebecca White                                                                                                                                                                              Account executive, ImPRessions account The Performing Arts Series account hosted a night of food, drinks, posters, face cut-outs and fun Saturday, March 12. The Avenue Q themed party was held at The Pigskin Sports Bar & Grill to help promote the upcoming show.  The musical will show Tuesday, April 12 at the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. The Performing Arts Series account aimed to raise awareness and excitement about Avenue Q coming to Ohio University for the second year in a row. “Our overall goal is simple: attract students to the Performing Arts Series, especially the Avenue Q … Continue reading The Performing Arts Series welcomes Avenue Q

Back to basics communication tips

By Ashante Rone                                                                                                                                                                                Associate, ImPRessions account Trying to find a way to get new members or get the word out about your organization, but just don’t know how? Or simply need easy ways to communicate to members in your group? From my personal experience, it is about getting down to the basics. There are three easy ways to communicate with those inside and outside of your group. 1st: E-mail. The fastest growing and one of the more common technical communication resources is e-mailing. Sometimes posters and flyers aren’t enough to … Continue reading Back to basics communication tips

Campaign Spotlight: Athens County Humane Society

By Carly Damman                                                                                                                                                                        Associate, ImPRessions account The Athens County Humane Society account recently finished raising awareness for Spay Day. National Spay Day was Tuesday, February 22 and is a national campaign with The Humane Society of the United States. Spay Day inspires people to spay or neuter their pets as a way to reduce the number of homeless pets who must be put to sleep. The ACHS ImPRessions account hosted an open-mic night called “Sing and Stand-Up for Spay Day” at the Front Room Thursday, March 3 to raise local awareness for Spay Day. The event began with an opening act … Continue reading Campaign Spotlight: Athens County Humane Society

New issue, new look, new celebration

By Ashante Rone                                                                                                                                                                                  Associate, ImPRessions account The Backdrop account worked hard this quarter to promote and raise awareness for the magazine. Early in February, account members hosted an awareness week to reach out to more students leading up to the release of the magazine. ImPRessions helps host events such as the Backdrop Bazaar as well as the release party. Backdrop held their release party on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at the Pigskin bar on Court Street. According to Hollie Amato, Backdrop Account executive, the turn out was better … Continue reading New issue, new look, new celebration

It’s the question I get over and over and over again.

By Dan Farkas                                                                                                                                                                                    Editor’s Note: Dan Farkas is a Visiting Professor at Ohio University, founder of Dan Farkas Interactive and proud parent to Leah, who is turning 7 months old next week. It’s the question I get over and over and over again. Then a few more times. And then when I meet someone new. And then when I get my haircut. And then when I pick up my daughter from day care. “You work with social media. How … Continue reading It’s the question I get over and over and over again.