Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility: Ben & Jerry’s Sweet Mission

By Tom Green, tbgreen@syr.edu Do companies have a responsibly to give back? When making decisions, corporations often consider the triple bottom line: People, planet and profit.  John Elkington, the father of CSR and co-founder of SustainAbility, formulated this concept to

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The Good, the Bad and the Controversial

By Peggy Kanterman, plkanter@syr.edu The classic debate in public relations will always be, “Is all press good press?” It is obvious that good deeds such as Angelina Jolie’s assistance to refugee communities in the developing world is great press. Continuous bad

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International Internship: a new perspective

By Sarenna Lawson, smlaws01@syr.edu This summer I moved to Korea with my family, my dad is in the Army and we are stationed in Yongsan, right near Seoul. While I was there, I worked at The Korea Times and had

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SOAR Internship Panel Preview

Meet the panelists for SOAR’s Internship Panel on Thursday, October 26!   Tim Cheng: General Electric Last summer, I interned for General Electric as a Communications Leadership Development Program (CLDP) intern. GE’s full-time CLDPs are put on three eight-month rotations

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What Would You Do? Ethical Decision Making with Michael Meath

Written by Andrea Greenberg, argreenb@syr.edu In celebration of Ethics Month, PRSSA members were invited to join Newhouse professor Michael Meath for an enriching SOAR workshop titled, “What Would You Do? The ethics of decision making.” In an open, discussion-based environment, we

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PRSS-WHAAAT?

Welcome back, everyone! I’m so excited for all we have in store for you this year. We’re moving in a direction that stresses the importance of integrated communications, and I’m confident you’ll all benefit from this shift. A public relations

Posted in Blog, Meet the Executive Board, News

PRSS-WHAAAT?

Welcome back, everyone! I’m so excited for all we have in store for you this year. We’re moving in a direction that stresses the importance of integrated communications, and I’m confident you’ll all benefit from this shift. A public relations

Posted in Blog, Meet the Executive Board, News

Guest Blog from Professor Michael Meath

September is ethics month. Here’s a sneak peak for SOAR’s ethics event this Thursday, Sept. 19. 1:00 am Ethics – It’s Usually the Little Things When it comes right down to it, ethical decision-making is rarely concerned with the big

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Spotlight on Sarenna Lawson

Congratulations to Sarenna Lawson, our social media director, for being published in the Korea Times. Sarenna interned at the Korea Times this summer after her family was recently relocated to Korea for her father’s military duty. This is proof that

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