1. Gather Your Ideas First: Visual Design

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    October 26, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    Like fashion, visual design is driven by trends and tastemakers. This week I asked students in my J452 class to …
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  2. Why We Write

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    October 11, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    The lab at the National University of Ireland had eleven desktop computers and a long line of students waiting to …
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  3. How to Prep For A Skype Interview

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    May 11, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    As June approaches, students will increasingly connect with employers about internships and work opportunities.. Many will have a video job interview. For hiring managers, it’s a …
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  4. Why Reading Makes You A Better Writer

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    April 28, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    Reading gives you all the tools you need to become a writer. In a nutshell, the more you read the more …
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  5. What Employers Look For

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    April 20, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    Making the transformation from student to young professional is profound. Like most milestones, it’s a slow build up of knowledge …
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  6. Week Eight

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    March 3, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    In a rush to get campus, I left my phone charging on the counter yesterday. There was no time to …
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  7. 3 Myths About Office Hours

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    February 16, 2017 by Kathryn Kuttis

    Active listening is my best research tool. It plays a major role in effective communication. While good teaching can translate into classroom …
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Welcome

If you share an interest in public relations, media and visual design, this might be a good place for you to hang out. I started this blog to exchange ideas with my students at the University of Oregon. They keep me (and maybe you too) at the forefront of social media, visual communication and career development. Here you'll find our best ideas, links and learning as we write, create and blog our way through a course on Strategic PR Communication.

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