NSAC Team Comes Close, Finishes 9th in Nation

Grand Valley's National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team finished‎ ninth in the national yesterday at a semi-final presentation. The team had previously placed first in the district competition, which gave them the chance to compete to go on to the national competition in Las Vegas. However, only the top 8 teams get to advance. "I … Continue reading NSAC Team Comes Close, Finishes 9th in Nation

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Ad-PR Students Recognized for ‘Superior’ Work

The third annual Superior Awards were held this week to recognize the outstanding work done by Advertising and Public Relations students in their various classes. The Superior Awards are named for the fact that the Advertising and Public Relations program, one of 8 major programs in the School of Communications, is in Lake Superior Hall … Continue reading Ad-PR Students Recognized for ‘Superior’ Work

GVSU’s National Student Advertising Team Places First at Districts

Grand Valley State University’s National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team took first place in the American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 6 competition on April 10. AAF District 6, the largest in the nation, had 20 teams from Michigan, Indiana and Illinois vying for a chance to move forward to the finals at the AAF National Convention in Las Vegas … Continue reading GVSU’s National Student Advertising Team Places First at Districts

Ad/PR Professor to Receive Sustainability Award

Professor Michael Charles De Meyer has been selected to receive the Sustainability Champion Award for his support of GVSU Sustainability. De Meyer selected GVSU Sustainability to be a client in his sections of CAP 220 (Fundamentals of Public Relations) and CAP 400 (Advertising/Public Relations Campaign). Students in these classes were able to get hands-on experience while … Continue reading Ad/PR Professor to Receive Sustainability Award

PRSSA & Ad Club Elect 2015-16 Officers

The GVSU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and the GVSU Advertising Club (Ad Club) have both elected their 2015-16 Executive Boards. The GV PRSSA is affiliated with the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the GV Ad Club is affiliated with the AdFed West Michigan (AAF). GVSU Public Relations Student Society of … Continue reading PRSSA & Ad Club Elect 2015-16 Officers

Alumna Shares Experience Doing Social Media for Coke During Super Bowl

Josie Goldberg, a graduate of the Advertising and Public Relations program, returned to GVSU from Portland, Oregon on Friday, January 16, to share from her experience working in the social media "war room" representing Coca-Cola on social media during recent Super Bowl events. The event was a joint event of the Advertising and Public Relations … Continue reading Alumna Shares Experience Doing Social Media for Coke During Super Bowl

GVSU Ad/PR Student Named One of 50 AAF “Most Promising Multicultural Students”

Atikh Bana, an Advertising and Public Relations major, was named one of 50 "Most Promising Multicultural Students" by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Eight advertising professionals from around the country gathered at AAF headquarters in Washington, D.C. last month to make the final selection for the 2015 class of students. The Most Promising Multicultural Student … Continue reading GVSU Ad/PR Student Named One of 50 AAF “Most Promising Multicultural Students”