ImPRessions accepting 2012-2013 exec board applications

The 2012-2013 ImPRessions administration has been very busy in preparation for next year. Heather Bartman as CEO, Sienna Tomko as VP of Operations and Dan Mulvey as VP of Administration recently announced that ImPRessions is accepting applications for their 2012-2013 executive board! Those interested in applying for account supervisor or account executive should submit the application, a resume and a cover letter to the PRSSA mailbox behind Scripps 111 by May 17 at 5 p.m. Electronic submissions will not be accepted. Next year’s clientele promise great opportunities for upcoming executive board members and associates. Although they will not be announcing … Continue reading ImPRessions accepting 2012-2013 exec board applications

College Bookstore lends a hand

by: Devon Pine This spring, College Bookstore teamed up the Ohio University’s Habitat for Humanity. The girls on the College Bookstore account set up a table on the corner of Court Street, across from the actual bookstore. Along with the table, they also had a huge Plunkit game set up with options for prizes at the bottom. Students would sign into Facebook with the computer and simply “like” the College Bookstore page (facebook.com/bobcatgear). With every like, one dollar would be donated to habitat for humanity. After liking the page, students would be able to drop a coin into the Plunkit … Continue reading College Bookstore lends a hand

Another successful #AskOUrPRos chat!

On April 25, ImPRessions and professional adviser, M.J. Clark, held their third #AskOUrPRos twitter chat. Industry professionals offered suggestions to students about creating and maintaining resumes, portfolios and digital portfolios. The conversation was great! And students used the opportunity to network with professionals while getting advice on marketing themselves for jobs and internships. Graduating students also benefited from the chat, as professionals discussed their personal tips and tricks for updating resumes and portfolios. We’d like to thank all of our participants, professionals and students alike. Our next #AskOUrPRos chat is May 22, and we hope to see you all there! … Continue reading Another successful #AskOUrPRos chat!

College Green Mag to Host Environmental Filmmaker Joyce Johnson

By Katie Foglia and Elizabeth Krizner, College Green Magazine Account On April 25, College Green Mag will be hosting environmental filmmaker Joyce Johnson. Her documentary film, “Mother: Caring For 7 Billion” will be shown in Walter 145 beginning at 7 p.m.  Afterward, Johnson will host a brief discussion about the film and her methods, followed by a Q-and-A session.  The film focuses on a pressing issue – population growth. In 2011 the world population reached 7 billion. Since the 1960s the world population has nearly doubled. The national and global attention toward that issue has declined in recent years. The topic must … Continue reading College Green Mag to Host Environmental Filmmaker Joyce Johnson

#AskOUrPRos Twitter Chat is Back!

We are excited to hold our third #AskOUrPRos Twitter Chat Tuesday April 24 at 7 p.m.! Topic: Resume, Portfolio, and Digital Portfolio Tips and Advice Whether you’re a student applying for internships, a recent grad interviewing for jobs, or a current public relations professional, it’s important to keep your resume and portfolio up to date! During this Twitter chat, you can talk with students and professionals about tips and advice ranging from content you should include, layout or style, keywords and outside sites you can use, plus much, much more. We will be administering the questions, so feel free to leave … Continue reading #AskOUrPRos Twitter Chat is Back!

ImPRessions collaborates with Ohio University Student Chapter of Habitat for Humanity

by: Giovanna DelGarbino “Like Awareness Day” is a philanthropy event that both ImPRessions and College Book Store have worked on together to raise money for the Ohio University Student Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. The event will take place Friday, April 20th from 12pm-2pm at College Gate. Every person coming to the event will use the provided laptops to “like” College Book Store’s Facebook page. For every new “like” that College Book Store receives on Friday, a one-dollar donation will be made to the Student Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Liking the Facebook page then becomes your ticket to play … Continue reading ImPRessions collaborates with Ohio University Student Chapter of Habitat for Humanity

Use your connections

by: Emily Pifer I am willing to bet that this is not the first time you have heard this advice. However, I think this is the best piece of advice for students new to Public Relations. Just a year ago, I was a freshman here at Ohio University. I felt a bit out of place around the prestigious professors and experienced students that make up the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. I wanted to be experienced too. This motivated me to heed the advice I had heard so many times before and to use my connections. In high school, I … Continue reading Use your connections

Ohio University ‘Sweet Sixteen’ appearance yields great success for College Book Store

By: Annie Beard The college basketball season has come to an end as Ohio University has gotten national attention with their Sweet 16 run; the furthest Ohio has gotten in the NCAA tournament since 1964.Students flocked the bookstores in search of t-shirts to wear proudly and represent their school. College Book Store’s Sweet 16 t-shirts gained popularity quickly, and before you could say “Sweet 16”, sales were through the roof. According to The Athens Messenger, “Monday’s online sales of OU apparel were triple what the business sees during its busiest holiday shopping days.” These shirts became so popular that College … Continue reading Ohio University ‘Sweet Sixteen’ appearance yields great success for College Book Store

First Spring Professional Development Workshop

Come learn from the Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center about professional development NEXT Tuesday (April 10) from 6-7:30 p.m. in Scripps Hall 212.  Topic: Meeting Management/Defusing Toxic Team Members Description: We’ve all had to attend meetings that were painful, boring, or useless and we all know at least someone who makes those meetings that much more dreadful. This workshop provides participants a chance to discuss best practices when leading a meeting and provide useful tips to address those bad apples in the bunch that may be disrupting productivity or creating unnecessary friction within the group. Participants who attend this workshop will be … Continue reading First Spring Professional Development Workshop