Students in PRLN 1220 Writing for Media Relations worked with The Children’s Foundation (TCF) in a service-learning partnership to conduct media relations for the charity’s 60th Anniversary and inaugural Family Day Walk on February 13th, 2017.
Students in ENVI 2405 Environmental Legislation partnered with Pacific Wild to undertake an online discourse analysis of the BC hunting community in relation to the Grizzly Bear Hunt, as well as to produce an annotated bibliography resource of online forums for hunters.
Students in PRLN 2310 Issues Management and Crisis Response create immersive multimedia role plays that bring theory to life and test each others' practical communication skills (and imaginations).
One of my PR students asked me to help her develop and pitch a story about the re-opening of Frank Hurt Park in Surrey and the unveiling of the “Eagle Calling” sculpture.
Through a service-learning opportunity organized with the Executive Officer of the Real Estate Institute of BC, first-year PR students had the opportunity to pitch and write feature articles for Input Magazine.
First-year PR students in PRLN 1220 Writing for Media Relations and PRLN 1250 Digital Apps for Electronic Media partnered with the Canada Nail Cup - Canada's only national nail manicurist competition - to write story pitches, news releases, take photos and video, and provide event media relations.