Takeaways from life as an intern

My entire life was spent preparing for college and finding a job. Everything I did was done well and by the book, giving me the impression that I would have countless job offers waiting for me at graduation. I didn't. I got in touch with a few connections and started looking for post-graduate internships, hoping … Continue reading Takeaways from life as an intern

WANTED: Recent PR Grad

I'm a featured job seeker today! For those who subscribe, you'll find me in the June 23 edition of The MichComms Report. I'm quickly approaching the midpoint in my current internship and am beginning to explore career opportunities for the future. I have experience with traditional PR, digital and social (including photography, design and basic … Continue reading WANTED: Recent PR Grad

Iditarod Dreams: Colorado Part 2

You might have read my previous post, Becoming an Olympian, about checking off bucket list items and learning to ski. The other half of my trip consisted of hiking, enjoying fine foods and checking off another bucket list item - dogsledding! As a child I had attended an event at a library about the Iditarod and … Continue reading Iditarod Dreams: Colorado Part 2

A Weekend in the Windy City

This past weekend I traveled to Chicago with a group of friends to do some sightseeing and volunteering. A friend is currently working as an intern with the Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children's and arranged a volunteer service project for us. The first half of our weekend consisted of typical sightseeing. We visited the … Continue reading A Weekend in the Windy City

Local program strives to empower girls, encourage healthy lifestyles

Assignment created for JRN 340: Digital Journalism course. Many individuals use running as a means of exercise. For Girls on the Run of Central Michigan, running is more than just exercise. It is a way to build friendships, gain confidence and live healthy lives. Girls on the Run of Central Michigan now serves girls within … Continue reading Local program strives to empower girls, encourage healthy lifestyles

Mt. Pleasant beauty school teams up with CMU students for charity

Assignment created for JRN 340: Digital Journalism course. https://vimeo.com/161867233 A group of CMU students worked with MJ Murphy Beauty College to host an event on April 5 called Be-YOU-tiful. The event provided cheap beauty services to CMU students and Mt. Pleasant residents, and all proceeds from the event were donated to Children With Hair Loss … Continue reading Mt. Pleasant beauty school teams up with CMU students for charity