- The lowdown on wearables.
Wearables 101: What PR pros should know
Wearable technology is garnering a lot of buzz right now, but what does it really do? Here's a primer.
- Just a reminder that on September 1, 2014, Husson University will be a tobacco free smoke free campus. Smoking or use of tobacco products (including e-cigarettes) will not be allowed in any buildings, administrative facilities, residence halls or on the campus grounds, including athletic fields and parking areas.
Husson is committed to providing a healthy working and learning environment for the entire campus community.
- Marketing carrots with the same flare as junk food? It's being done (and some say it's working)
Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing
Grocers are hoping to entice young consumers and their parents to eat more vegetables by creating kid-focused produce. They're borrowing tactics from the soda and snack industries to win them over.
- Here's a fun job opportunity.
Are you an outgoing, passionate Husson University student who enjoys interacting with other people? If so, the Admissions Office might have the perfect student employment opportunity for you! Eagle Ambassadors are on the front lines of impacting a prospective student’s decision to enroll into a program at Husson University. Working side-by-side with the Admissions Office, Eagle Ambassadors must be reliable, sociable, and possess a winning personality to interact with prospective students and their families. Interested? If interested, apply by going to google.husson.edu and clicking on the Student Employment tab. Deadline for applications is 2:00pm on Monday, August 25th.
- Just a heads up that if you are taking an online course this semester you need to login to Canvas because it is the online interactive classroom that is used. You may want to check your login before the semester starts so that you know you are all set. If you have a problem contact HelpDesk@husson.edu or call 973-1000.
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- UMaine Athletics is looking for a 6/7 month intern for the 2014-15 school year. It is a paid position-- a little over $1,100 per month. If you are a recent grad looking to get a foot in the door in athletics and/or video this may be the position for you. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Go Heather!
NESCom student to drive in rally race
BANGOR — Heather Littlefield, 32, of Bangor is getting ready to compete in a rally race in Harrisville, New York, Sept. 20-21. Littlefield said she has been a rally motorsports enthusiast since 2005 when she discovered the sport on YouTube. After volunteering for seven rally events on the east coas…
- Here's the PRSA Forum to get you thinking about joining PRSSA this year.
FORUM Fall 2014 Vol. 47, Issue 1
PRSSA members will find many relevant articles inside this issue about 2014 National Conference, fashion, photography, typography, mentoring, professional development, student-adviser relationships and much more.
- Create a greeting card and get a $1000 scholarship. Win-win!
8th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
The Gallery Collection proudly presents the 8th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card scholarship contest. Open to both students and members of the United States Military.
Marketing CommunicationsAs of Fall 2014, Media Studies will have a name change to Mass Communications
Marketing Communication is the coordination of companies' communication and marketing programs to create a consistent image and position in the marketplace. The program teaches students countless ways to communicate with multiple and diverse audiences.
This interdisciplinary program includes courses in marketing, advertising, public relations, graphic design, social media, and market research. Elective courses consist of video production, web design, digital photography, search engine optimization and business. Practical preparation allows students to work with actual clients to develop promotional campaigns, logos, posters, and advertisements to promote goods and services. Students can join Public Relations Student Society of America a national organization that offers conferences, internships, and jobs.
Students complete the program with a customized toolbox of communication skills and a professional portfolio that will allow them to pursue careers as advertising account managers, digital media strategists, engagement coordinators, public relations specialists, marketing associates, and social media directors.
Graduates have found that the diversity of the program has allowed them to be more marketable. They are able to open their own agency, be a one-person operation in a small business, or a specialist in a large company with the versatility to pitch in other areas when needed.