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Virtual Orientation: How to Virtually Build Connections with Incoming Students

By Speaker Brian Miller I just can’t bear another Zoom call. It’s not just me, right? Four months into the pandemic we are all pretty much Zoomed-out. And yet it remains one of our only and best options to get things done for the foreseeable future. For most students, the best part of college isn’t the classes or the piece of paper at the end, but the people. Remember that giddy feeling walking across campus … Continued

5 Soft Skills To Kick-Start Your Career

In today’s blog, we’re talking about soft skills and the important part they have in creating well-rounded, career ready students. Soft skills are character traits. They are the attitudes and behaviors employers look for in an applicant. Involvement in student programming boards and other organizations on campus helps develop these skills. They are just as important as the technical skills we teach students everyday. When it comes to applying for a job, soft skills are … Continued

Lane Shuler: Travel Tips for Conference Season

Hello! Lane Shuler of the slam poetry duo I.N.K. here. Conference travel season is upon us.  There’s a good chance that you, or someone you work alongside will be traveling across the country to see some amazing acts at an APCA or NACA conference. But, it’s also possible that you, or students that will be traveling with you, may be traveling for the first time. Here are some tips to make your travel as easy … Continued

An Interview with Aaron Marcus; Full-Time Actor and Commercial Model

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a professional actor and model? Aaron Marcus is a full-time actor, commercial model, and now America’s Premier Acting and Modeling Career Coach. Aaron’s workshop, Book the Job, teaches students how to become a successful actor and model; whether the participants are looking for a professional career or just looking for some extra cash, Aaron shares his knowledge that will help people successfully break into the industry. At Neon … Continued

Dorm Sweet Dorm | 5 Ideas to Upgrade Your Style

By: Lindsey Leonard The new school year is upon us; and whether it’s your first year living away from home or it’s your senior year, each school year invites fresh ideas and new styles. Create your home away from home with these 5 creative ideas to make your dorm room fabulously chic. Faux Plants: Add a little greenery to your dorm! If you have a green thumb or curious to find out, adding a plant … Continued

Alcohol Awareness Program | 5 Reasons to Book ‘Maximize Your Buzz’

  By Kelsey Pyse Drinking alcohol and college life are something that unfortunately seem to fall hand in hand. Neon Entertainment offers alcohol awareness programs for colleges and universities around the country to help educate incoming and current students on the dangers of alcohol. Here are 5 reasons to think about booking Maximize Your Buzz for your school. It happens. Alcohol awareness is something that every single person on campus should know about, not just the … Continued

5 Reasons To Book The Sexual Assault Program ‘Zero Shades of Gray’ On Your Campus

By Kelsey Pyse Inform students on what could be a reality: Sexual assault is a serious matter, especially for college students. Did you know that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted during college? Think about it, someone you know could have been sexually assaulted and you have no idea. This is the reality of a college campus. People are unknowing about the risks that can happen to them. Someone … Continued

5 College Welcome Week Tips

  Check where your classes are ahead of time – You may think you know the building and classroom, but everyone has a story the first week of classes where they couldn’t find the room number or building. Be friend the ‘over the top’ student leaders – Yes, they’re extremely peppy but their job is to get you excited about being there and being helpful – get excited with them, they’ll be a great support … Continued

So You Want to Work in Entertainment 

    By Neon Entertainment Agent, Stephanie Ishman  Since I started working at Neon four years ago, I’ve attended multiple conferences, both regional and national, and spoken with countless students. Besides the questions you’d naturally expect – How much is this event? Is so-and-so available on this date? – there is one question that I am asked on a fairly regular basis. How did you get your job? A lot of students who join their school’s activities … Continued