The term “millennial” is thrown around quite a bit to describe my generation, but who is the next generation? Generation Z, otherwise known as the iGen, are kids and teenagers born in or after the year 2000. This category of people does not know a world without social media and smart phones, which makes them … More Generation iEverything
The president has a wide variety of skill sets that are important to his or her position; however, public speaking might be one of the most crucial and unforgiving parts of the job. Although I’m certainly not the president, I’m trying to think like one in respect to public speaking. This week in my strategic communication … More Just imagine the crowd in their underwear
When and if you ever are in a position which requires you to represent an organization, you should just assume everything you say and do is being recorded, monitored, documented in some way. Although this might sound a little ridiculous at first, it only takes a moment to completely wreck your reputation and in turn effect … More If you think no one’s watching…you’re probably wrong
Grassroots campaigns are found in many shapes and sizes. Political, environmental, sociocultural- you name it and there is probably a “grassroots” campaign that represents that cause. I put “grassroots” in quotations because the authenticity of some grassroots campaigns are dubious. For example, in many political campaigns powerful opinion leaders and contributors of wealth disguise campaigns … More Of the people, for the people
This week in my J453 class we discussed corporate social responsibility and the topic got me thinking about different methods that corporations use to spread the wealth. As someone who is interested in nonprofit communication, the subject of CSR revealed a plethora of opportunities pertaining to nonprofits. A common ways that corporations practice social responsibility … More The perks of partnerships
I have recently started to manage a social media account for a Eugene dance company, and let me tell you it is much easier said than done. From my history managing my own account I thought the job would be fairly straightforward and come naturally; however, I’ve found that representing a brand presents very different challenges … More Enhance your social media mojo
Newly elected president Donald J. Trump has declared his intentions to repeal the Affordable Care Act, often called ObamaCare, including access to affordable birth control. His administration is already hard at work planning the amendment of the ACA. Trump’s secretary of health and human services, Rep. Tom Price, expressed opposition toward the idea of free contraception and stated that women … More Does Trump Impact my Uterus?