Working While in School, Weighing the Benefits of Campus Jobs

By: Kiley Landusky I have long debated the idea of getting a campus job. There is of course the benefit of having more cash in your pocket, perhaps making a dent in tuition, but what else is there that would actually benefit me for my future? Shouldn’t I be focusing on school? Well there are more benefits than just a little extra cash in your pocket. Having a campus job can greatly benefit your experience in a professional setting, sharpen your communication skills and even create friends. After talking to my friend, Kelly Mayer, I have warmed up to the … Continue reading Working While in School, Weighing the Benefits of Campus Jobs

ImPRessions Account Spotlight: College Green Magazine

Marisa Dockum, ImPRessions Internal Account Associate The College Green Magazine Account was selected to be this week’s Public Relations Student Society of America’s ImPRessions spotlight.  The magazine is an online publication that covers environmental issues facing Southeast Ohio. Account Executive, Natalie Foy, explained that their goal is to show College Green Magazine readers how thankful the magazine staff is for them. Working with a team of seven, the account has been fundraising, preparing and planning for their upcoming Reader Appreciation party. “To fundraise, we planned events like coffee sales and trash-for-cash on campus. We promoted social media and campus outreach, … Continue reading ImPRessions Account Spotlight: College Green Magazine

PRSSA Celebrates Thanksgiving

Briagenn Adams ImPRessions Internal Account, Account Associate  The Public Relations Student Society of America held their annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Sunday, November 18. This tradition is always an exciting event for PRSSA members because they get to spend time with friends and eat a delicious home-cooked meal. Those in attendance enjoyed a spread of Thanksgiving favorites: turkey and stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and macaroni and cheese. For dessert, there was ice cream, cookies, and even warm brownies. It was good enough to keep even the biggest food-critic happy. “The PRSSA thanksgiving dinner is such a fun way to … Continue reading PRSSA Celebrates Thanksgiving

Account Spotlight: E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

Marisa Dockum ImPRessions is lucky to have a top-ranked journalism school as a client.  The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University is nationally ranked and dedicated to developing free-thinking, critically analyzing journalists who are dedicated to the search for truth. The account’s goal is to help increase the number of applicants to the journalism school by using social media and blogging. The Scripps Account has hit the ground running, improving all social media outlets, working directly with professors and conducting interviews for the J School webpage with Scripps alumni. “So far this year our account has been doing … Continue reading Account Spotlight: E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

Tips For A Successful Internship Search

By: Whitney Hatano After weeks of getting back into the swing of school, it’s officially that time of the year. And no, I don’t mean that time where students get to go home for Thanksgiving break. I’m talking about searching for internships! I know it doesn’t sound like an appealing thing to do while on a break from class, but trust me, it’ll be worth it when you do. Your first question is probably, “Where do I look for an internship?” There are plenty of websites and outlets for you to browse around and see what works best for you. … Continue reading Tips For A Successful Internship Search

Account Spotlight: GoBus

By: Marisa Dockum At every Scripps Public Relations Student Society of America meeting, an ImPRessions account is selected to be a spotlight based on their accomplishments and efforts.  On Monday, November 5, the GoBus account was highlighted to all PRSSA members.  The Hocking Athens Perry Community Action’s GoBus is a non profit community based organization. The GoBus is a new federally funded transportation service that offers transportation from Athens to Cincinnati and Columbus with stops along the way. “The goal of the OU ImPRessions GoBus account is to assess the current state of the GoBus brand positioning on the Ohio … Continue reading Account Spotlight: GoBus

Celebrating Halloween the Scripps Way

Briagenn AdamsAccount Associate, ImPRessions Internal Account Dressed in costumes and for the cold, Ohio University’s Public Relations Student Society of America and Advertising Association joined forces at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Amphitheater on Wednesday night to celebrate Halloween with their annual pumpkin-carving event. This fairly new tradition is a great way for members from each club to network with each other, and create new friendships. “I always have so much fun when we get together with Ad Club,” said sophomore Cidnye Weimer, VP of Social Affairs for PRSSA. “Pumpkin-carving is definitely one of my favorite events of the … Continue reading Celebrating Halloween the Scripps Way