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December 2019

MSU AD+PR Student Pushes Back Against Cancer

Most students are reluctant to return to school after spring break. Trading long nights spent laughing with friends for early mornings in the classroom is a hard sell. For Scott Defee, a junior advertising management major at MSU, that couldn’t be further from the truth. After returning from spring break in March of 2019, Defee was devastated to learn he would not be returning to MSU. What stopped Defee from going back to the school he loves? [read more]

AD+PR Alumna, Andrea Brimmer, finds her way back to MSU

MSU Advertising+Public Relations alumna, Andrea Brimmer, is Ally Financial’s head of marketing and public relations. She was named one of the 100 Leading Women by Automotive News and one of Forbes’ 50 Most Influential CMOs. Brimmer is a 2018 recipient of the College of Communications Arts Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award. This semester, she joined the AD+PR Professional Advisory Board and recently shared her insights. [read more]

Undergraduate Research Expands AD+PR Potential

MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences – the first of its kind in the nation – is home to some of the most innovative and groundbreaking research. At CAS, students and faculty collaborate on studies ranging from global communication to psychological effects. 

Though research may seem daunting for undergraduates, students are encouraged to get involved in the process. Undergraduate research can expand your MSU experience by applying coursework knowledge to real-world projects and help you prepare for graduate school. [read more]

Student Organizations are Giving Real-World Experience

The dreaded “two years of experience” can catch even the most prepared graduates off guard. Fortunately, student organizations such as the MSU American Advertising Federation and Hubbell Connections are giving AD+PR students real-world experience to complement their degrees.

Learn more about these student groups and how they can transform your resume and kick-start your career. [read more]

To Our Graduates: Bleed Green After You Leave

Graduation is a time to look forward to new beginnings and reminisce on the great times we’ve had while here at MSU. We begin the day as MSU students and cross the stage to become Michigan State University alumni.

The Department of AD+PR has instilled a multitude of skills that have assisted students to be successful and prepared for life after college, including clubs that provide real-world experience and amazing faculty. [read more]