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Growing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As a person who is known on campus for spending more time than necessary at school, I have been struggling to adjust to being confined to my apartment. I am one who appreciates certainty and direction, so constantly hearing that the COVID-19 pandemic is a “dynamic situation” causes some anxiety. Despite the fear and concerns, […]

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Teahan Award Presented for “Sawyers Day” Success

The Dr. F. H. Teahan Chapter Awards Program recognizes the outstanding achievements of PRSSA Chapters in 12 categories each year: Outstanding Chapter, Chapter Firm, Chapter Development, PRSA/PRSSA Chapter Relationship, Community Service, University Service, Chapter Diversity, Chapter Newsletter, Chapter Website, District Conference, Chapter Faculty Adviser and Chapter Professional Adviser. This past year, Grand Valley State University […]

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Star Chapter: It’s More Than a Certificate

Earning the Star Chapter Award is an accomplishment for PRSSA Chapters throughout the Society. Every year, Central Michigan University’s Chapter of PRSSA works hard to fulfill the requirements and has received the award every year since 2017. The Star Chapter Award is one of the most prestigious awards a PRSSA Chapter can receive. The purpose […]

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Takeaways from DePaul PRSSA’s Chapter Development Session: Networking is So Fetch

At the PRSSA 2019 International Conference, DePaul PRSSA presented a Chapter development session called Networking is So Fetch! The Mean Girls spin-off showcased tips on the world of networking and how to best use your network for professional development. Here are a few of the key takeaways: Never burn a bridge, personal or professional. There […]

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Celebrating Temple PRSSA’s 50th Anniversary

In 2019, Temple University’s PRSSA Chapter is proud to be celebrating 50 years of networking, leadership and mentorship. After 50 years of hard work and dedication, an anniversary gala will bring students and alumni together to celebrate the accomplishments of the largest and longest-standing PRSSA Chapter in the Philadelphia region, a nationally distinguished “Alpha Chapter” […]

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Behind the Scenes: Scripps PRSSA’s Outstanding Chapter Website of 2019

Ohio University’s Hugh M. Culbertson PRSSA Chapter received the Dr. F.H. Teahan Award for Outstanding Chapter Website at the PRSSA 2019 International Conference. Scripps PRSSA’s Chapter website displayed creativity, function, content and an overall aesthetically pleasing design. However, the journey of Scripps PRSSA’s website began a few years ago, with the progression being in the […]

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Stockton University Provides Tips to Make Your Chapter Successful — No Matter the Size

Three students from the St. John Fisher College PRSSA, Tom Proietti Chapter in Rochester, NY, attended the Stockton University Chapter’s panel “Taking the Lead in Professional Development: Successful Networking in the Local Community” on Friday, October 18 at the PRSSA International Conference in San Diego. Below, the student attendees recap their key takeaways: Elizabeth Beach […]

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Leading Your Small Chapter to Great Success

If you have 0–30 members in your PRSSA Chapter, congratulations, you have what is considered a small Chapter! While low numbers can be intimidating and concerning at times, it does not mean your Chapter is any less than those who have 50 members and beyond. Small Chapters can conquer incredible things with the right determination […]

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How to Make All of Your PRSSA Chapter Meetings FABulous

This year I was fortunate enough to be elected the PRSSA Chapter President at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. Thanks to my supportive fellow executive board members, I was inspired every day to better myself. Without their encouragement and support, I would not be where I am today. As president, I was able […]

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MaverickPR travels to New York for Professional Development

Taxis pulled up to the curb and cars honked as they weaved through the narrow streets. Crowds of tourists and businesspeople crossed the bustling intersections, preparing to start their day in the city that never sleeps. For student executives in MaverickPR, the Nationally Affiliated Student-run firm from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the sights […]

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