upcoming fall events
ADPR Connection is a student-run networking event that is hosted by UGA PRSSA and UGA AdClub. This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 and will include a coffee hour, senior luncheon, workshops and a career fair, located in UGA’s Tate Grand Hall. In past years, the event has brought in more than 100 professionals from over 50 companies to interact with more than 600 students. Attendance is free for everyone who wishes to participate! To learn more, contact Sabrena Deal or visit the ADPR Connection website.
Classic City Tour
The newly created Classic City Tour offers members a chance to meet local talent in Athens and across the UGA campus. Last year we visited Jackson Spalding, See.Spark.Go and the UGA Sports Communication department. The 2017 tour is scheduled for Wednesday, November 8 from 9AM until 3:30PM and is organized by Kim Landrum. Applications and details will be forthcoming.
PR For Good Nonprofit Tour
Each spring, PRSSA sponsors a tour of nonprofit agencies and talks to PR professionals about what it’s like to work in a nonprofit environment. Kristen Smith leads this tour and students will visit various nonprofit agencies including American Cancer Society, Goodwill of North Georgia and the High Museum of Art.
Atlanta Agency Tour
The Atlanta Agency Tour is hosted by Kim Landrum and offers members a chance to meet visit different types of PR opportunities including corporate, agency, national/international, and boutique. In the past we have visited Dodge Communications, MSL Group, Edelman, UPS, and many others. The 2018 tour information will be forthcoming but usually takes place in late January or early February. Applications and details will be forthcoming.
Washington D.C. Tour
The PRSSA Washington DC Agency Tour is scheduled for mid-February 2018 and will be hosted by Kristen Smith. There will be an informational meeting early in the spring semester. Space is limited to fewer than 20 students and is available on a first come, first served basis.