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The Personal and Professional Benefits of Social Media

By: Kevin Kelley, Account Associate for PA Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association Image Credit: Social Media Today As someone who hasn’t posted on Twitter in over a year, updated their Instagram since March, or changed their Facebook profile picture since 2014, I can’t pretend that I’m active on social media. However, I’m still utilizing social… Continue reading The Personal and Professional Benefits of Social Media

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Snapchat: Let Me Spell it Out for You

By: Stephanie Chasi-Asqui, Account Associate for PA Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association Image Credit: BuzzFeed In today’s fast paced society, consumers love media that is quick and simple…AKA SNAPCHAT! Seriously, what’s quicker than watching a 10 second snap or sending one? Luckily, the PR industry recognizes this and has snapped to it. Here are 8… Continue reading Snapchat: Let Me Spell it Out for You

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Making a Hobby Part of Your Profession

By: Lauren Haag, Account Executive for Barranquero Café Image Credit: Université de Bordeaux You may never have thought that your favorite things to do in your spare time can actually benefit your career, or perhaps even help you land you your first job. If you’re reading this and thinking that you don’t have an impressive hobby to… Continue reading Making a Hobby Part of Your Profession

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No, I Don’t Have a Big Internship and That’s Okay

By: Neena Zona, Director of Business Affairs This semester, I am the social media and marketing intern at The Shandygaff, a small bar in State College. This internship does not come with a flashy brand name, like Food Network or Ketchum. It’s not the kind of brand that people would instantly recognize. However, this internship… Continue reading No, I Don’t Have a Big Internship and That’s Okay

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s State College

By: Zack Jones, Account Executive for PA Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association Image Credit: The Daily Collegian I’m so proud to be able to lead HVC’s Alzheimer’s Association Greater PA Chapter team this semester. Having previously worked as an account associate with the same client, I’ve grown a fond appreciation for the work that the… Continue reading Walk to End Alzheimer’s State College

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Get to Know HVC’s Fall 2016 Clients

By: Kendall Mar, Director of Communications November is here and the fall 2016 semester is beginning to wind down. Students are going through the motions, counting down the days until Thanksgiving break, while professors are prepping for an influx of final projects and exams. But, the Happy Valley Communications staff is still in high gear and… Continue reading Get to Know HVC’s Fall 2016 Clients