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January Twitter Chat “What Membership Services Can Do” Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated and kicked-off our first Twitter Chat of 2014, “What Membership Services Can Do.” Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Vice President of Member Services Heather Harder and Vice President of Public Relations, Ben Butler (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account), for leading the conversation. The rest of the 2014 Twitter Chat schedule […]

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A Guide for Your Next Chapter Success Story: Earning a Star Chapter Award

Applying for Chapter awards should never be an intimidating process. Since chartered in 2010, the Utah Valley University (UVU) PRSSA Chapter has developed a formula for Chapter success, which has led UVU PRSSA to earn three Star Chapter Awards for the last three years running. This guide can help your Chapter earn its next — […]

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How to Pitch PRSSA Membership

PRSSA offers invaluable professional development opportunities geared specifically toward public relations students. Although more than 11,000 students are part of the Society, there are still many students who could find great value in PRSSA but have yet to join. Here are four key tips to help you pitch PRSSA to potential members. Consider it an […]

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Take Advantage of your Membership During the Summer

With a summer break from regular PRSSA Chapter meetings, it would be easy to take a break from PRSSA involvement altogether. But doing that would mean cheating yourself out of three months of opportunity to use your member benefits. Summer provides an opportunity to take advantage of some of the best PRSSA member benefits, including […]

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The PRSSA Internship Center Unveiled: Three New Features

PRSSA National recently launched a new and improved Internship Center website for members and Affiliate members. The website interface was redesigned and simplified with the needs of PRSSA members in mind – finding internships has never been easier. Here are three features of the new Internship Center that will streamline your internship search. Upload your […]

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University of Nebraska at Omaha’s PRSSA Chapter with the 2012 F.H. Teahan Outstanding Chapter Award.

Applying for PRSSA Chapter Awards – Tips from the 2012 “Outstanding Chapter”

Members of the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s PRSSA Chapter and Champions for PRSSA with the 2012 Outstanding Chapter Teahan Award. Minutes after walking out of the post office this past June, I called my friend and said, “I just shipped off my baby to New York City!” Confused, I explained to her that I […]

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Capstone Agency member Kelsey Balzli makes media appearances for local television stations during an event at a local middle school. Photo credit: Professor Teri Henley, APR

Campus Connections: Get Involved Early

Wake up. Answer emails. Pitch media. Approve designs. Check email again. Just a typical morning in the life of a public relations practitioner. But wait – add ‘go to class’ to the list. Though it can be tough to balance class schedules and extracurricular activities, college is the prime time to get involved and start […]

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Earn Recognition and Educational Funding through PRSSA National Awards and Scholarships

During her time as a member of the PRSSA Chapter at Indiana University Bloomington and the 2011-2012 FORUM Editor-in-Chief, Amy Bishop won many awards and scholarships. The following are her tips for submissions to win awards and scholarships in a Q&A format. Q: What awards did you receive while in PRSSA? A: The Stephen D. […]

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Five Reasons Your Chapter Should Participate in the FUNdraising Bowl

The National FUNdraising Bowl season is upon us. PRSSA calls on all Chapters to submit their fundraising ideas. From Feb. 1 through May 31, Chapters can submit fundraisers to the contest by filling out the one-page FUNdraising Bowl application. Each Chapter is allowed one submission per month and must be submitted by midnight on the […]

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PRSSA’s National Initiatives: Participate and Apply for Star Chapter

All Chapters and members are encourage to participate in PRSSA’s National Initiatives as we continuously strive to accomplish more as a Society each year. There are plenty of ways to engage by becoming involved on the National level. Implement just a few of these Initiatives and your Chapter may be on the way to achieving […]

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