PR Students and Student Journalism: A Match Made in Communications Heaven

  By Annabelle Blomeley From ages 13 through 18, I went to an arts high school where I majored in creative writing. While there, I spent hours per day in writing classes, debated about commas and heard some of the worst writing prompts known to man. I mean, do we really need to write an…… Continue reading PR Students and Student Journalism: A Match Made in Communications Heaven

Personality Tests Help You Navigate Workplace Relationships

  By Grace Brindley Who am I? When engaging in a personality test, I seek to answer this question. From lighthearted Buzzfeed quizzes to the longstanding Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the options for self-identification are endless. As a daughter, friend and student, I don many different personas; however, one facet of my identity, which I want to know more…… Continue reading Personality Tests Help You Navigate Workplace Relationships

CHECK PLEASE! How to proof and polish to protect your professional image.

By Jill O’Mahony Stewart, M.S., M.A. As another school year winds down, I worry that my many writing-teacher admonitions will fade like the pinks and yellows of spring flowers. “What will stick?” I ask myself. “What will they remember and continue to practice?” I fret. With a nod to the wonderful restaurant review show hosted…… Continue reading CHECK PLEASE! How to proof and polish to protect your professional image.

Fear Not! You CAN Manage Those Presentation Jitters and Start Strong

  By Jeff Leshay How do you feel when you’re asked to give a presentation? Does this fill you with positive energy, or does it spark a tense, uneasy feeling in your gut? If the thought of presenting gives you the jitters, you can count yourself among the majority of people who fear public speaking,…… Continue reading Fear Not! You CAN Manage Those Presentation Jitters and Start Strong

What I’ve Learned from Being Bad [Not the Misbehavin’ Kind of Bad]

  By Jill O’Mahony Stewart My goal when I took up golf in my early 50s was to “not be terrible.” So, I took lessons. And I’m not terrible. I hit the ball straight because that’s how I was taught. Not far, but straight. And I rarely lose balls, nor do I spend much time…… Continue reading What I’ve Learned from Being Bad [Not the Misbehavin’ Kind of Bad]