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Legends of Public Relations: Gary McCormick

Note from the Editor: The following blog post is one of a four-part “Legends of Public Relations” series on Progressions. All excerpts were originally published in “Legacies from Legends in Public Relations” by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations in 2007, a booklet which celebrated the 40th anniversary of PRSSA with personal messages for students written by industry […]

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Legends of Public Relations: Alvin Golin

Note from the Editor: The following blog post is one of a four-part “Legends of Public Relations” series on Progressions. All excerpts were originally published in “Legacies from Legends in Public Relations” by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations in 2007, a booklet which celebrated the 40th anniversary of PRSSA with personal messages for students written by industry […]

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Legends of Public Relations: Harold Burson

Note from the Editor: The following blog post is one of a four-part “Legends of Public Relations” series on Progressions. All excerpts were originally published in “Legacies from Legends in Public Relations” by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations in 2007, a booklet which celebrated the 40th anniversary of PRSSA with personal messages for students written by industry […]

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Legends of Public Relations: Betsy Plank

Note from the Editor: The following blog post is one of a four-part “Legends of Public Relations” series on Progressions. All excerpts were originally published in “Legacies from Legends in Public Relations” by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations in 2007, a booklet which celebrated the 40th anniversary of PRSSA with personal messages for students written by […]

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Legends of Public Relations Series [Infographic]

Note from the Editor: The “Legends of Public Relations” series on Progressions will premiere on Jan. 13, 2014. Revisit Progressions over the next few weeks to gain advice and inspiration from four legendary public relations professionals.  

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Creating Your Own Legacy

Note from the Editor: This post is the prelude to a “Legends of Public Relations” series on Progressions, premiering on Jan. 13, 2014. Revisit Progressions over the next few weeks to gain advice and inspiration from four legendary public relations professionals. When asked by PRSSA National President Brian Price to reflect on the “Legacies from Legends in Public […]

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No Chapter? No problem. How to Make the Most of PRSSA Affiliate Membership.

Since 2006, PRSSA has provided an opportunity for college students interested in public relations, but without a university Chapter, to join the Affiliate program. Through Affiliate membership, students gain access to numerous benefits enjoyed by Chapter members. If you are a current Affiliate or considering joining PRSSA, here are some tips to make the most […]

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Freshman Today, Leader Tomorrow: Why Age Doesn’t Matter in PRSSA

One of the goals of PRSSA is not only to cultivate the next generation of leaders, but also breed new ones. Some people go through college not knowing what they want to do until mid-way through their junior year. Others have an idea, but aren’t sure of the opportunities that are available to them. When […]

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FlyGirl Gives YOU “The Permission to Engage” [National Conference]

Editor’s Note: The PRSSA 2013 National Conference was in Philadelphia from October 25-29. All National Conference posts can be found here. “Acknowledge the obstacles, but don’t give them power!” This powerful quote was a cornerstone for Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour’s energetic message Monday morning at the PRSA 2013 International Conference. FlyGirl’s unique insight derives from her experience with breaking […]

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Can Introverts Succeed in Public Relations?

It is a common misconception that introverts can be rude and lack the social skills necessary to interact with people. However, for a majority of introverts, that couldn’t be further from the truth. On the contrary, most introverts like being around people and having a good time. In many cases, the difference between an introvert […]

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