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5 Takeaways From the PRSSA 2016 Leadership Rally

After a long journey from Lima, Peru to Phoenix, Arizona, I had the opportunity to attend the PRSSA 2016 Leadership Rally. Below are five takeaways from this year’s Leadership Rally. Encourage your members to endorse the mission and vision of the organization. As leaders, we always want our members to feel the same enthusiasm and […]

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PRSSA and Student-run Firms: Where the Discipline and Practice Intersect

This was the first year the PRSSA 2016 Leadership Rally invitation was extended to Nationally Affiliated Student-run Firm directors. As someone who is new to the PRSSA game, I gained so much insight at Leadership Rally. Cardinal Communications is Ball State University’s Nationally Affiliated Student-run Firm and has been my extracurricular focus since day one […]

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Why Every Chapter President Should Attend Leadership Rally

I recently attended the PRSSA 2016 Leadership Rally in Scottsdale, Arizona. The weekend leadership training provided me with the opportunity to network with PRSSA Chapter leadership from across the country as well as PRSA members and the PRSSA National Board. I traveled more than 2,000 miles from my home Chapter at Kent State University to […]

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3 Things that Make Leadership Rally Worth Your Time

You’ve turned in your final assignment. You’ve broken a sweat packing up your dorm or apartment and moving out. You’ve said goodbye to your college friends for the summer, as everyone heads their own way for the next few months. What’s next for a savvy public relations student leader like yourself? PRSSA Leadership Rally, of […]

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Lessons on Leading: A Perspective From the 2015 Leadership Rally

On a Friday morning in May, I stepped onto a plane in Memphis, Tenn. bound to Phoenix, Ariz. in an effort to learn more about leadership. I was headed to attend the PRSSA 2015 Leadership Rally in Scottsdale, Ariz. I was fortunate enough to be among the 100 plus incoming Chapter presidents in attendance. As […]

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Looking Ahead to the Future of PRSSA

  “Membership starts with you.” That’s the first line of the PRSSA membership guide. After joining PRSSA in 2010, I quickly discovered that statement’s meaning. There were plenty of membership benefits waiting. I just had to take the initiative to access them. Now that I’ve begun my second year on National Committee, the meaning of […]

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How to Get the Most Out of the PRSSA 2014 Leadership Rally

Leadership Rally is a weekend dedicated to helping you learn how to have a successful term as Chapter president and serve your members to the best of your ability. I attended the PRSSA 2013 Leadership Rally and in just three days, I formed relationships, discovered ideas and developed leadership skills that helped serve as the […]

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Following the Leaders: Six Takeaways from the PRSSA 2013 Leadership Rally

The stage is now set for the incoming and continuing leaders of PRSSA to lead their Chapters with opportunities and excitement galore. As approximately 80 students retreated to Chaparral Suites from May 31-June 2 in Scottsdale, Ariz., for a weekend of knowledge and community spirit—and I, a Scottsdale native, just drove up the street—we gained […]

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PRSSA 2013 Leadership Rally Recap

We want to thank everyone who attended this year’s Leadership Rally in Scottsdale, Arizona. If you were unable to attend, here are a few of the highlights from the event!   [View the story “PRSSA Leadership Rally Recap” on Storify] If were at Leadership Rally, be on the lookout for a survey about the event to fill […]

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