Tag Archives: social media

Penn State Scandal, From a PR Perspective

This week has been one of the most stressful weeks in Happy Valley that I can remember. Not because of classes or work, but because Penn State is the subject of a scandal. I’ve decided that rather than discuss my opinion on those involved, I am simply going to look at the situation from a public relations perspective.

SEO, Blogs and Metrics… oh my!

I’ve got so much going on at my internship at Partyspace. My responsibilities include maintaining social media throughout the day, learning how to form a strategy for search engine optimization (SEO), creating and maintaining our new Partyspace Blog, gathering statistics and metrics about our site, and writing and pitching press releases for our Bridal Barn […]

Whirlwind of a Month!

Ever since the day I moved home for the summer, I have been busy busy busy! The first week I was home, I had internship interviews all over the Philadelphia area. While this was exhausting, it was great experience to perfect my interview skills. By the end of the week, I accepted a marketing internship […]

Penn State’s “Osama is Dead Riot 2011”

Last night was amazing for so many reasons. I was watching The Office on Netflix, while my roommate was getting ready to go to bed. She got a phone call and jumped up to turn on the TV. Seeing her reaction out of the corner of my eye, I paused the episode to find out […]

Valley Week – Spring 2011

My first Valley Week was a fantastic success! I was unbelievably busy with distributing magazines and updating social media all week long.

Social Media Day

On Wednesday, Penn State’s PRSSA and Social Media Club hosted Social Media Day. This was a full day of lectures and panels with professionals and students who discussed different aspects of using social media. I was able to attend the last two sessions of the day: “Student Organizations use of Social Media” and “Job Search […]

Mary Henige: Communicating on the Social Web

Tuesday night was the last general meeting of PRSSA for the semester. It started off on a great note because I won “Communications Committee Member of the Month!” That was pretty awesome.

The Walk: Fashion Show

Tonight was the kick off of Valley‘s Spring 2011 issue (The Walk: Fashion Show)! Check out the blog post I wrote prior to the event!