Is Public relations really that important in today’s generation?

Before coming to Olivet Nazarene University, I felt like I already had my career choice planned out for myself, or at least the outline. I grew up in a Christian family and had the privilege of being a pastor’s son. My family is from Haiti, which means they learned English as a second language, which … Continue reading Is Public relations really that important in today’s generation?

Lessons in Time-Management

Today, I came across a list of the “15 most caffeinated professions.” Public relations professionals are #2 on the list, right behind lab technicians – PR professionals are even above nurses and professors! This made me laugh a bit, one of those nervous, “oh no, what am I getting myself into” laughs. As a PR student, … Continue reading Lessons in Time-Management

What Boston Taught Me About Fake News

This semester I had the opportunity to have an amazing experience in Boston, Massachusetts. There was a variety of speakers coming from all over the country, in order to influence, encourage, and teach a group of future professionals in their industry. We had the option for most times to choose which session sounded most applicable … Continue reading What Boston Taught Me About Fake News

Dress for Success: 4 Business Clothing Essentials for Women

When I came to college, I never imagined that I would be dressing in business professional clothing nearly every day of the week. Between my job working in an office and being a part of Inspired Strategies Agency, I went from wearing jeans to wearing dress pants in a matter of just a few weeks. … Continue reading Dress for Success: 4 Business Clothing Essentials for Women

Do you believe in ethics?

Do you believe that all public relations professionals should be held accountable for the same rules of ethics? Or should their ethics depend on which professional organization they are a part of?   On Wednesday Oct. 18, 2017, Richard Edelman, Edelman CEO, contacted the four major public relations organizations around the world—the PR Council, the … Continue reading Do you believe in ethics?

Find Your #PRStrong

Over fall break I got the opportunity to travel to Boston for the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Conference. I had been looking forward to it for quite some time and it was finally here! There were so many sessions throughout the days of the conference that it was hard deciding which … Continue reading Find Your #PRStrong

From Sweats to Skirts: A Tale of Professional Development

If someone were to ask me what my style was before my second semester of sophomore year of college, I might have tried to claim “athletic chic.” After entering into the world of PR, my eyes were opened not only to what it meant to dress professionally, but what it meant to look presentable on … Continue reading From Sweats to Skirts: A Tale of Professional Development

PR Responding to Natural Disasters

It is no secret that there have been SEVERAL natural disasters this past month. Hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, tornados, etc. With the tragic losses of precious lives, the remaining victims are still pushing through for survival. As a Public Relations major, I believe that PR professionals should be responding to these natural disasters in a timely … Continue reading PR Responding to Natural Disasters