Senior Farewell “These Bricks” | Taylor Dilley

2018 always seemed like a far-off year that I simply used to fill out the “expected graduation year” section of job and internship applications. Yet, here we are on the final day of April 2018. In five short days, everything that I’ve grown accustomed to in the last four years will change. Because I’m going … Continue reading Senior Farewell “These Bricks” | Taylor Dilley

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Senior Farewell “Cheers to New Beginnings” | Sara Defibaugh

“It’s weird. I feel like it won’t hit me until everyone is returning to Athens and, well, I’m not.” This is my typical response when people ask me how I feel about graduating soon. For the past few years, my lifestyle has been very… college; and not just “college” but Ohio University “college”. While I … Continue reading Senior Farewell “Cheers to New Beginnings” | Sara Defibaugh

Senior Farewell “Hello” | Erin McMahon

To my Scripps PRSSA family, I was told that I had to write some kind of “Senior Farewell,” which is equally exciting and depressing all at the same time. I’m not really good at goodbyes… ask anybody. These kinds of transitions are really difficult for me. How do you truly say “goodbye” to a group of people that … Continue reading Senior Farewell “Hello” | Erin McMahon

5 Concepts All Incoming Freshmen Should Expect from Their First Year at College

As I began my freshman year, I thought I ruled the world. Boy was I wrong. I wish I would have had some advice like this… You WILL make mistakes You might forget deadlines, skip class, not turn in an assignment or fight with friends. No matter what a person does with their first year … Continue reading 5 Concepts All Incoming Freshmen Should Expect from Their First Year at College

How Going Abroad Helped Me Understand the Media World

This past spring break, I had the amazing opportunity to travel with Scripps’ partnership to Hong Kong Baptist University. While there I did some amazing sightseeing, met some great people, ate amazing soup dumplings and learned a lot about how journalism functions in Hong Kong. Being familiar with how public relations and journalism works in … Continue reading How Going Abroad Helped Me Understand the Media World

The Book of Alyssa: Five Things You Should Do at the End of Every Year

“It is only summer, Alyssa. This happens every year. Four months will fly by and you’ll be back in Athens.” I have always had the darndest time with endings. April rolls around each year and those three sentences above become a daily mantra. My mind begins to spin with all the things I did not … Continue reading The Book of Alyssa: Five Things You Should Do at the End of Every Year

PR Ninja Skills with Annie Winegardner | April 23

This week, Scripps PRSSA hosted 2011 Bobcat alum Annie Winegardner, the Director of Marketing and Business Development at Cincinnati Premium Outlets. Annie’s Non-Traditional PR Career: Annie graduated from the Scripps School in 2011 Scripps with a focus on Public Relations and minors in business and political science. She stayed in Athens to get her master’s degree … Continue reading PR Ninja Skills with Annie Winegardner | April 23