Cannes Lions Festival 2021 – Applications Due Soon!

Don’t miss out on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend one of the largest festivals of creativity in Cannes, France! Study alongside fellow Grady students and faculty as well as some of the most well-known and successful professionals in the industry on the beautiful French Riviera. Applications are due Thursday, January 16th by 5:00 p.m. See…

Ashlee Bock – Student Spotlight

Ashlee Bock is a fourth-year student at UGA currently earning her degree in advertising with a minor in fashion merchandising. She is a great example of what constitutes an AdPR student at UGA. Our students are accomplished, driven, purposeful, and resourceful. In Ashlee’s case, her work ethic speaks volumes about the drive she has. She,…

Driven By Purpose Recap

The ADPR department has been hard at work putting on this virtual webinar series meant to form discussions amongst industry professionals around how purpose plays a huge role in the industries of advertising and PR. Notable contributors include program manager for ADPR Missy Hill, Jim Black of Grady Productions, president of Atlanta Image Arts and Hearst…

Driven by Purpose with Catherine Blades & Brad MacAfee

Author Recognition: Melanie Velasquez In the virtual webinar, Catherine Hernandez Blades from Aflac with Brad MacAfee from Global Impact Relations Network provided exquisite insight into what it means to be “Driven by Purpose.”  Brad MacAfee opens and points out 64% of primary adults say companies should aim to make the world a better place. More…

Intern Spotlight – Allie Bunting

Background Allie Bunting is majoring in Public Relations and earning certificates in New Media and Music Business. Though she is in her last undergraduate semester at UGA, she will be continuing with Double Dawgs to obtain a Masters in Integrated Communications. Hailing from Peachtree City, where you can drive a golf cart anywhere you want…

Senior Spotlight – Ashlyn Kloda

Name Ashlyn Kloda Hometown  Cumming, GA Majors/Certificate: Public Relations and International Affairs; New Media Certificate Campus involvement  Throughout my time at the University of Georgia, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to get involved in several organizations that have helped me build my skills in the communications field. I currently serve as the Project Manager for…

Senior Spotlight – Eva Whitley

Name: Eva Whitley Hometown: Canton, GA Major: Advertising Campus involvement: I was the Director of Corporate Engagement for my marketing fraternity, Pi Sigma Epsilon. I was also a Fellow in the Institute of Leadership Advancement and volunteer with Extra Special People as a mentor got the People as a mentor for the Piranha swim team. Additionally,…

AdPR’s Executive Advisory Council guides students to “Being Job Ready”

AdPR’s Executive Advisory Council participated in a panel, “Being Job Ready” to provide advice to AdPR juniors and seniors as they plan for their future beyond graduation. Topics covered included, 1) resume writing – how to stand out among the rest, 2) interviewing – how to put your best foot forward, 3) leadership – once you have the job,…

Jessica Story – Grady Grit

We are so proud of Jessica Story, one of this year’s ADPR Department interns, for being showcased on Grady Grit. She adds value and dedication to everything she does and we look forward to seeing where her accomplishments take her. Here’s the post from Grady college: Why did you choose Grady??   I chose Grady simply because…

AdPR Students Tour Silicon Valley

Just a few weeks ago, AdPR students spent the week in Silicon Valley and at San Francisco Tech firms.  Hosted by chief marketing officer at eBay, Suzy Deering (ABJ ’92), students stopped at eBay, Pinterest, Facebook, the Verizon innovation center, Google and Twitter.  Students took tours of the facilities and attended a variety of presentations…