Three Ways to Prepare for the PRSSA 2019 International Conference

The PRSSA 2019 International Conference is an event that brings communications students from around the world together for professional development and networking. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in numerous sessions that will shed light on current topics and trends in the field of public relations. In addition, students will be able to attend […]

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What It Means to Be #PRoud: Celebrating Diverse Voices in Public Relations

As the vice president of events and fundraising, I oversee the Regional Conferences that PRSSA endorses each spring. While attending the events in Boston and Chicago as the official delegate from the National Committee, I’m grateful to have taken part in conversations about covering, bringing your most authentic self to work, and educating people of […]

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JoBros the PR Pros

If you listen to music, keep up with pop culture or have an Instagram account, you may have heard that the Jonas Brothers are back together. After taking five years apart to focus on themselves individually, the boys are back and better than ever. Current and aspiring public relations professionals can learn a few things […]

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Betsy Day

With March being National Women’s Month, Samford University’s PRSSA Chapter will be showcasing and honoring the wonderful women of public relations. One woman in particular sticks out to us. Betsy Plank, or shall I say “The First Lady of public relations,” hits close to home as she was a graduate from the University of Alabama. […]

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Five Things To Do in San Diego

The beautiful San Diego Bay was founded in 1769 when the Spanish started to build missions across California. On Sept. 9, 1850, California was granted statehood by the United States of America. Shortly after, San Diego’s population steadily grew during the 1860s, which then led to the establishment of the city hall in 1874. From […]

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Three Lessons From My First Two Years Post-Graduation

Two years ago, I was reading Progressions as a student, trying to soak up as much information as possible before graduating and entering the “real world.” If you are nearing that exciting time, congratulations. There is a lot of pressure on students to have post-grad life figured out, and we don’t always stop to celebrate. So […]

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#TechTalk: Reflections from the PR Reboot Regional Conference

One of the hottest industries right now is undeniably the technology industry. When I think of tech, I think of things ranging from SpaceX rockets expanding our horizons to Artificial Intelligence changing our quality of life, to 5G, a technology that will interconnect our world more than ever before. There’s so much more to tech […]

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Utilizing the Diversity Wheel for Personal and Professional Development

February is Black History Month, which is bringing up conversations about race and diversity. However, the color of a person’s skin is not the only factor of what makes him or her diverse. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Alabama PRSA Chapter meeting where the Diversity Moment was a “Diversity Wheel.” The basics […]

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The Pressure is on for Graduates Entering the PR Industry as the Competition Grows

Student Organizations Might Help Students Take the Lead in Landing a Job Graduation is bittersweet for every college graduate. They are relieved from late night studying or deadbeat members in group projects. But instead, they are faced with job search panic and loss of confidence in their knowledge and abilities as a professional. Everyone knows […]

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PR Roundup – February 2019

Despite being the shortest month of the year, February was filled with public relations stories. From Super Bowl Sunday to Valentine’s day fails, check out three of the month’s top stories in PR. Pampers won Super Bowl XLVIII Tom Brady may have led the Patriots to another Super Bowl win but the real champion of […]

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