Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Loyalist PR to host community workshops

The 4th annual "Can You Hear Us Now?" Community Media Workshop Series will take place March 22-25, 2010 at Loyalist College.

The workshops are open to non-profit agencies across the Quinte area and are free of charge.

The workshops being offered this year include:

Monday, March 22nd at 10 a.m. - “Are you Linked In? – Putting the World’s Largest Online Professional Network to Work for You.” (Room 1N1, Kente Building)

Monday, March 22nd at 11:30 a.m. – “Communication by Design -- An Introduction to Adobe CS3” (Room 1N1, Kente Building)

Tuesday, March 23rd at 10 a.m. - “What are People Saying About You on the Web? – A Guide to Social Media Monitoring” (Room 1N1, Kente Building)

Tuesday, March 23rd at 11:30 a.m. -“Getting the Most Out of Twitter – How Microblogging Can Benefit Your Non-Profit Agency” (Room 2H11, Kente Building)

Wednesday, March 24th at 10 a.m. – “WordPress 101 – An Introduction to Blogging Using WordPress” (Room 2H11, Kente Building)

Wednesday, March 24th at 11:30 a.m. -- “Presentations that Pop! – Using PowerPoint to Enhance Your Non-Profit Presentations” (Room 1N1, Kente Building)

Thursday, March 25th at 10 a.m. – “Creating Win-Win Internships – How to Get the Most Out of Your College Intern” (Room 1N1, Kente Building)

Thursday, March 25th at 11:30 a.m.
– “Corporate Sponsorship – What Your Non-Profit Agency Needs to Know” (Room 1N1, Kente Building)

Space is limited, so please RSVP to kramsay@loyalistc.on.ca at your earliest possible convenience.

Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you at "Can You Hear Us Now?" 2010!

Thursday, February 11, 2010

OnCampus TV features Loyalist PR student

In the following clip, Loyalist PR student Seaneen Collins discusses the recent "Hearts for Haiti" event with the host of OnCampus TV. Check it out!

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Loyalist PR reunion set for March 27th!

Reconnect and network with past and present PR students at the Loyalist College Post-Grad Public Relations Reunion on Saturday, March 27th!

As 2 p.m. we'll meet up at the new Loyalist Sports Dome for fun and mingling, followed by dinner at Linguinie's Italian Restaurant at 6 p.m. (p.s. bring a change of clothes - duh!).

The cost is $20 per graduate and $30 per guest (maximum of one guest per alumnus).

You'll get an afternoon of fun, a delicious dinner, a chance at great door prizes and live musical entertainment for the evening. We plan to party till closing!

P.S. If you're a graduate with musical talent and would like to perform, let us know!

RSVP to kramsay@loyalistc.on.ca or through the Loyalist PR Alumni Facebook Group.

Space is limited so RSVP today - see you there!

Friday, February 05, 2010

A taste of cross-cultural communication...

Loyalist PR students wrapped up a week exploring cross-cultural communications with a delicious, multicultural feast (see sushi dish displayed at right by Mike and Eri, a Loyalist PR international student from Japan).

Thanks to everyone who shared their cultural artifacts with us, and who helped make this such an amazing week of learning!

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Loyalist PR and Engine Communications to Co-host Next Quinte Tweet-Up (Feb. 18th)

Are you a Quinte Tweeter? Or just curious about social media?

If so, join us on Thursday February 18, 2010 for the next Quinte Tweet-Up, brought to you by Engine Communications and Loyalist Public Relations.

This networking event will be held at The Boathouse Seafood Restaurant in Belleville from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

There will be mixing, mingling and lots of giveaways! And make sure to look sharp (business casual is fine) -- we'll have pro photographer, Lucas Tingle of Winding Violets, covering the event.

We will also be accepting donations for Haiti relief efforts, through Flights for Hope, a local non-profit, humanitarian aid organization. So join the fun while giving back. Together we can make a difference!

We hope to see you there - happy tweeting!

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Mandi Buma: OCAA Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Mandi Buma, a current Loyalist PR student who has been named the "Women’s Athlete of the Week" by the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA).

Mandi plays for the Loyalist Lancers women’s volleyball program while at the same time maintaining a high average in the Loyalist PR program.

According to the OCAA, she "had a stellar week on the court, racking up an impressive 22 aces in two games this past week. She recorded 10 aces versus Fleming and another 12 against the Georgian Grizzlies."

The OCAA goes on to say, "At present time Mandi has 47 aces this season and is closing in on her own season record of 63. Mandi is also the OCAA All-time career aces leader."

Wow - we're proud of you, Mandi. Way to go, girl!