June 2021

Lauren McKenzie

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Practice

Diversity, equity and inclusion have been persistently important issues for marginalized groups of people, and has recently gained greater visibility at MSU. Lauren McKenzie, director of diversity, equity and inclusion for the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, is responsible for…[read more]

Dr.Holtz

Health and Risk Communication Program Links Bachelor’s and Master’s

Roughly 22 years ago, Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences created a master’s degree in health and risk communication (HRCMA). In 2011, MSU began to offer a linked bachelor’s and master’s program, allowing students to…[read more]

Young woman in mask holding jean jacket.

Student Business Highlight with AD+PR Student, Belle Zelazny

What began as a high-school graduation present for her friends heading to college, has since become an overnight-sensation-turned-business. Belle Zelazny, junior creative advertising major, is founder of Bellez Jacketz, where she creates hand-drawn designs on jean jackets. [read more]

How To Stay Involved With AD+PR From Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has kept many students at home for over a year, and many away from campus and each other. Students should take heart because there are still many ways to be involved in campus life and connected to the Department of Advertising + Public Relations. [read more]

From Natural Science to Advertising: A College Student’s Exploration

According to National Center for Education, about 80% of college students in the US change their major at least once. Students who change majors within the same college and overall field have many of the same general requirements and classes. [read more]