3 ways the UCM PRSC program has set my expectations
Some of the best advice I’ve heard as a student in the UCM Public Relations and Strategic Communication (PRSC) program came from one of my professors about setting expectations. I’m an active member and officer in our Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter. This semester, we’ve had a hard time as an organization… Continue reading
Multiple solutions that accomplish your goals
Feeling repetitive in the work you produce, the strategies you use, or the way you approach campaigns? Then quit doing everything the way you always do things, or at least adjust it. Think outside the box, and do something different, maybe even risky. There are multiple ways to accomplish our goals and it wasn’t until… Continue reading
Real opportunities to get real experience
Applying for jobs is a daunting task. Spending hours filling out applications only to receive an email stating the employer was seeking a candidate with three to five years of experience so unfortunately you were not selected is frustrating. How are you supposed to get that much experience while being a college student? Sounds like… Continue reading
Is it time for you to break up with your 9-5?
In November 2021, the United States hit a 20-year high for the rate of workers resigning from their positions. Pew Research Center survey data reported that the major reasons for resignation cited by employees were low pay, lack of opportunities, and feelings of disrespect at work. Following the big three were reasons of childcare issues,… Continue reading
Why College Is More Than Just Classes: Involvement Is Key
As a current junior at the University of Central Missouri, I feel as though I have mastered the art of surviving college. If you’re wanting to make the most of your experience, my simple advice would be to get involved! Whether you decide to join a professional club, Greek Life, or any other group that… Continue reading
ChatGPT: What is it?
ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence generator that serves as a conversational search engine and creator. It’s extensive and expanding capabilities are saving people time, energy, and money. I asked ChatGPT, “What are you?” It responded, “I am a language model developed by OpenAI, designed to generate human-like text based on the input provided to me.… Continue reading
Books Banned, Perspective Lost
Why Book Banning is Against the Public Relations Code of Ethics Book banning. It is increasingly taking place throughout our nation’s public school districts. Yes, in public schools. Schools where students retain their first amendment rights, including their freedom to access information and ideas. But what does this have to do with public relations? Public… Continue reading