NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Students from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas gathered at Nissan Stadium this week for an educational marketing program provided by the Titans and Nissan.
The Titans and Nissan joined together to provide a significant experience for the college students potentially interested in marketing, advertising and public relations careers.
"We are proud of our partnership with the Tennessee Titans and Nashville, and were thrilled to host these students at Nissan Stadium," said Jeannie Whited, Nissan, Corporate Communications. "Our Nissan Neighbors community-focused initiative supports education, the environment and humanitarian aid. Supporting this learning opportunity will help these students as they prepare for careers in journalism and public relations."
Students from Harding University in Searcy, Ark. gather at Nissan Stadium for educational marketing program provided by the Titans and Nissan. (Photos: Lynne McCracken)
The Titans marketing department discussed the NFL, differences between PR and marketing, marketing and advertising to help inform the students of their interests relative to a career.
"It's great to host these bright-minded students from Harding University at Nissan Stadium," said Brad McClanahan, Titans Director of Marketing. "They are so excited to learn and have such great questions. It was a pleasure to let them "behind the curtain" a bit when it comes to the business of the National Football League."
Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences. The University serves a diverse, coeducational student body from across the United States and around the world. The University community seeks to provide an environment that both supports students and challenges them to realize their full potential.
"We are so thankful to have the opportunity to meet with communications professionals from the Titans and Nissan," said Toria Parrett, senior PR major at Harding University and product communications intern at Nissan. "As students, this opportunity is invaluable exposure to the fields we hope to work in one day.
This look at their inspiring work has shown us a unique side of marketing and public relations that really excites us for our futures as professionals."
The afternoon concluded with a fun tour of Nissan Stadium, snacks and Titans giveaways.