Monthly Archives: August 2011

Conveying the Importance of PR to a Masters of Biology Student

Nothing like completing something 4 hours before it is due right? Yeah I know, not good. However, I have learned that in the public relations field it is necessary to have great time management skills, as well as many others. … Continue reading

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Relevance

Our first week in Publicity, we discussed what publicity means, the relation between publicity and persuasion, and message development. We were asked the question “What is publicity?” and my group went a little overboard and came up with an actual … Continue reading

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Why stickiness works?

Hello my fellow public relation majors. When I was reading the material over how to get messages to stick in people’s minds I started thinking of all the different messages that we get bombarded with daily. I thought I would … Continue reading

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Persuasion: Beliefs and Attitudes

The first day of lecture in class we discussed persuasion and what we thought publicity is.  I thought for a few seconds on what my views were, and by that time somebody had already said what I was thinking about!  … Continue reading

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Bad First Impressions with Haith

In the recent Yahoo Sports investigation, Frank Haith was revealed to be involved with the primary suspect of the University of Miami’s booster scandal.  Nevin Shapiro has been accused to providing the school’s athletes with gifts, cards, and sex parties. … Continue reading

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READ THE NEWSPAPER!

Last week in my Case Studies class, my professor asked the class who all reads the newspaper. I was one of two people, or so, who did not raise their hand. Essentially, he told us that to be an effective … Continue reading

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Mike Wilson VLOG #1 Apples and Bacon

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