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Group photo of the eight-member conference team for the WVU 2019 Regional Conference

An Open Letter to my Conference Committee

“Never work with your friends,” we’ve all heard it and may have witnessed the horror stories of giving a referral for a friend who turns out to be a less-than-stellar employee or is the furthest thing from a team player. What they don’t tell you, though, is that the people you work with should become […]

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WVU Regional Conference Recap

The weekend of March 28 to March 31, West Virginia University’s PRSSA Chapter hosted the Wired and Wonderful Regional Conference. The event enabled attendees to learn more about the field of public relations, meet a variety of industry professionals and make new friends from nearby universities. Wired and Wonderful was a great opportunity to learn […]

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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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#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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Forge Your Future with Point Park PRSSA

We are very excited that this convergence of business, marketing and communications can take place in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. A city that is quickly becoming an ever-growing nerve center of nationally distinguished public relation firms and standout leaders within their respective industries. Throughout the Forge Your Future Regional Conference, you will be able […]

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Being a Full Service PRo Regional Conference Preview

This year, Temple University’s PRSSA Chapter is proud to be celebrating 50 years of networking, leadership and mentorship. To celebrate this milestone, it felt only right to go big with a regional conference this spring. In the past, we created a local conference to give Temple students of all majors and students from area schools […]

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“PRedict Your Future” With the Chicago PRSSA Chapters

Columbia College Chicago, DePaul University and Loyola University Chicago Chapters of PRSSA have joined forces to bring together two days of awe-inspiring events for students across the nation! “PRedict the Future” was made by students for students who are driven to be leaders of the public relations industry. The three schools are coming together for […]

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Ring In the New Year with Resolutions and Regional Conferences

There are a number of opportunities to advance your education, broaden your network and launch your career with the Public Relations Student Society of America, and there’s no better time to seize the benefits of your membership than with the start of a new year. If your resolutions include focusing on professional growth and networking […]

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Regional Conferences: Feeling Empowered With Real-World Experiences

With less than two weeks until the deadline to submit a bid, it is a perfect time to dive into the world of Regional Conferences! For those of you that may be unfamiliar, a Regional Conference is an event hosted by one or more PRSSA Chapters that successfully receive endorsement and advisement from PRSSA National […]

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Success Stories of Corporate Social Responsibility [PR in Peru; RC Recap]

Session: Success Stories of Corporate Social Responsibility Presenters: Milagros Zamudio (Member of the Stakeholder Council of the Global Reporting Initiative) Miguel Narváez (Head of CSR and Sustainability at Cencosud) Leyla Perea (Head of the Fundación Telefónica Volunteers programme) Ricardo Cuba Garcia (General Manager of CTC Consultants) On the last day of the Conference, we had the […]

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