Stephanie Holmes, Social Media Management

By Nikki Schroeder We spoke with Stephanie Holmes to get the scoop on Social Media Management and Brand Marketing. Currently, Stephanie Holmes holds the position of Senior Brand Marketing at Chacos, formally responsible for Social Media Management at Chacos. In her new position of Brand Marketing, Stephanie is able to work on strategy and brand... Continue Reading →

Meet Your 2018-2019 E-Board

The valiant men and women who make it happen. From agency tours to holiday parties, they do it all under the awesome liaison of Professor Robin Spring. We are here to connect members to professional, real world opportunities in Grand Rapids and beyond. We will help you transition from the classroom to the real world... Continue Reading →

Speed Mentoring 3.0

By Meg Scott After much success with Speed Mentoring 2.0, we decided to bring it back again at the Grand Rapids Brewing Company on March 28! We enjoyed some drinks and indulged in chips & guacamole while meeting with 15 various professionals in the Grand Rapids area. The perfect amount of attendees showed up, allowing... Continue Reading →

Advertising Club’s LinkedIn Workshop

By Meg Scott On Tuesday, February 13, GVSU's Advertising Club hosted a LinkedIn Workshop for students of any major looking to gain further knowledge of the professional platform. LinkedIn is a free social networking service great for students to showcase their work, skills, and experience. The platform serves as a network providing endless opportunities for... Continue Reading →

Top 5 2018 Super Bowl Commercials

By Courtney Lang Approximately 111.3 million people watched the 2018 Super Bowl. Of those millions of people, I would not be surprised if a majority of them were more excited to see the commercials than the actual game. Well, at least all of the advertising and public relations professionals were.  Victoria Walenga tweeted, “I only... Continue Reading →

Six-Second Advertisements

By Evan LaVigne The six-second video format was fairly uncommon just a couple of years ago. Yet, with cultural phenomenon such as Vine, that ballooned up to hundreds of millions of users at its peak, introduced the world to a new format for creativity. Six seconds pushed people to create engaging content that catered to a... Continue Reading →

From the Classroom to an Agency

By Hailey Kilbarger As students, we often wonder how the things we are learning in class are going to help us once we enter the actual workforce. Sure we study “real-world” examples and create campaigns for real products, but when it comes to actually working full-time, there seems to be an ominous fog between the... Continue Reading →

Top Ads of 2017

By Evan LaVigne As with most years, 2017 was filled with advertisements that impacted people's lives by pulling at both their heartstrings and checkbooks. From clever campaigns that sent products flying off shelves to tear-jerkers that generated some real social change across the nation’s landscape, this past year seemed to have it all. As we... Continue Reading →

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