More than a Clothing Brand: Happiness Project

More than a Clothing Brand: Happiness Project

Jake Lavin is fighting against the stigma surrounding mental health with his successful clothing brand — Happiness Project. Lavin founded the company in 2017 as a Junior in high school after one of his classmates lost his battle with mental illness. Through his heartbreak, Lavin created a brand that donates to mental health organizations, provides educational resources and fosters an environment for difficult conversations. […]

How Brands Can Reach Gen Z Every Holiday

How Brands Can Reach Gen Z Every Holiday

The holiday season presents a great opportunity, albeit a competitive one, for communications professionals and the brands they represent to switch up their promotional strategies and explore some different social media tactics. As members of Gen Z, we represent the potential spending power of approximately $323 billion, but you need to know where to find us and what we’re looking […]

College Athletics: A Brand’s Next Sponsorship Candidate?

College Athletics: A Brand’s Next Sponsorship Candidate?

Many of us are probably familiar with how professional athletes and even head coaches appear in different commercials promoting brands or post on social media about their favorite products. For the longest time, you may have wondered, why can’t college athletes have this opportunity? That has all changed. The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) ruled on June 30, 2021, that college athletes in all three divisions […]

Esports Has a Branding Problem

Esports Has a Branding Problem

One of the hottest words in the gaming industry right now is the term “esports”. This “explosive billion-dollar industry,” as coined by a CNN headline, has become synonymous with pretty much all forms of gaming entertainment. The visibility of gaming and esports is something that should be celebrated within the industry but also carefully looked at. According to some thought […]

Efficient Ways to Recruit New PRSSA Members

Efficient Ways to Recruit New PRSSA Members

Recruiting new members for your Chapter may be difficult but it is not impossible. It is essential to take the time and energy to recruit members because PRSSA’s mission is to help students grow personally and professionally through three pillars: enhanced education, broaden professional network and the launching of one’s career. With this in mind, our duty as board members […]