As local celebrities and prominent members of the Miami community made their way down the red carpet at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital It’s All About the Kids Gala, students in the Public Relations Experience Program made sure every aspect of the event ran smoothly.
On Tuesday, September 20, for the second consecutive year, UM Debate hosted iDebate Rwanda in a public debate on the motion, Aid to Africa Does More Harm Than Good.
“If it isn’t right, it’s wrong.”
Jennifer Preston, the vice president of journalism for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, quoted Bob Dylan to highlight the importance of truthfulness in journalism. She spoke with School of Communication students and faculty on Oct. 11 about the value of storytelling and the impact that social media has on reporting.
On September 18-21, the UM Debate Team traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to compete in the season opening intercollegiate debate tournament hosted by George State University. One-hundred-and-sixty-seven two-person teams representing 37 universities competed across three divisions in the tournament. In the Junior Varsity Division, the team of Anna Shah and Ted Appel won four of six preliminary debates to advance into the round of 16.
Miami Children’s Health Foundation (MCHF)’s 5th Annual Fashion Gives Back was a night of high-fashion and high-energy for all students of University of Miami’s Public Relations Experience Program (PREP). The event was held at the exquisite Moore Building, located in the heart of Miami’s Design District, on Thursday, Sept. 29.
University of Miami’s PREP students spent Saturday night, Sept. 24, working the Annual Special Olympics Sponsor an Athlete Awards Dinner Gala at the JW Marriot Marquis marking the first time PREP has teamed up with the organization.