Tag Archives: Penn State

My Portfolio

My Portfolio Please visit my portfolio to see a collection of projects I’ve managed, pieces I’ve written, social media I’ve managed and publication layouts I’ve created.

My Final Semester Ever

Now that I’m in my final semester of college, everything has been pretty hectic. I’m trying to cram as much into this semester as I possibly can. On top of taking 18 credits, I am working lots of hours at Come Recommended and getting pretty busy with PRSSA. Here is a list of the things […]

Coca-Cola’s DeAnn Baxter on CSR and PR

For our final general meeting of the year, our own 2003 Chapter President, DeAnn Baxter, APR, joined us as our speaker. Baxter is the manager of Public Affairs and Communications at Coca-Cola Refreshments for the Pittsburgh area.

Finding Your Footing After Graduation with Krystin Arrabito

Earlier in the week was our March general meeting for PRSSA. Our guest speaker this month was a recent Penn State grad, Krystin Arrabito. She came to Penn State as a journalism major, eventually switched to public relations and graduated in 2011. Arrabito is now an account associate at Emanate PR in New York City. She […]

3 Tips for Effectively Using LinkedIn

Last night I hosted a social media workshop for some members of PRSSA. I talked a lot on how to use social media as a job search tool, focusing a large part on LinkedIn. So many people have LinkedIn accounts but don’t know how to use it effectively. 

$12,374,034.46 FOR THE KIDS!

Last weekend, we raised $12,374,034.46 at the 46 hour Penn State Dance Marathon. I spent 36 hours on my feet in the stands with PRSSA. I am so proud of what my school accomplished this year. This was my final THON as a student at Penn State and it was a weekend I will never […]

GONE GLOBAL: Keith Henja on Nonprofits

The final breakout session of the day was divided into crisis communications and nonprofits. Keith Henja is the communications officer at Little Kids Rock, a nonprofit organization that brings free musical instruments and music instruction to lower funded public school children.

GONE GLOBAL: Greg St. Claire on Agency PR

The first breakout session of the conference was a choice between agency and public affairs. I chose agency, hosted by Greg St. Claire,the executive vice president of corporate issues management at Edelman. A constant theme throughout the presentation was that we’ve entered a new world of communication.