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Powerful Potential: Chapter Officer Sessions

The power of potential and passion radiate throughout Salon BC as students fill the space to the brim, eager to learn and connect. Alisa Agozzino, PRSSA National Faculty Adviser, and Ryan Will, vice president of events and fundraising, greet the Chapter presidents, vice presidents and firm directors as they walk into the room. To kick […]

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National Assembly Day-of Competition: No Expectations Leading to High Reward

When I first received the email about the Day-of Competition for National Assembly, I had no idea what I would be doing or whether I even had the skills to participate, but I figured, “Hey, why not?” For the Day-of Competition, we were placed into groups of four to five students from various PRSSA Chapters […]

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Where Do I Stand on Inclusion?

On April 4, I flew to Portland, Oregon, to attend the PRSSA 2019 National Assembly to serve as the delegate for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Chapter. While there I had the opportunity to network with other PRSSA Chapter presidents and learn from some stellar public relations professionals. I also participated in the voting for new […]

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How to Pack for International Conference

The PRSSA International Conference is a four-day experience where students get the opportunity to network with professionals and learn more about the public relations profession. As the Conference Committee, we are so excited to host this year’s Conference in sunny and beautiful San Diego. San Diego is known for its bright, sunny beach weather. In […]

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PRSA Updates Students on State of Society at PRSSA National Assembly

Session: Closing ceremony Presenter: Debra Peterson, PRSA chair, and vice president of corporate communications at CenturyLink Recap: During the closing ceremony of PRSSA’s National Assembly in Portland, Oregon, on April 7, 2019, Debra Peterson, PRSA chair, gave a thorough speech updating attendees on initiatives of the professional Society. She began by highlighting how excited the PRSA Board […]

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PRSSA National Assembly, the Benefits of PRSSA National Conference With Intimacy

As I prepared for the PRSSA 2019 National Assembly, I had a decent idea of what to expect at a national event. I had attended the PRSSA 2018 National Conference in Austin, Texas, this past October. After shaking the initial feeling of being a deer in headlights by seeing almost 1,000 fellow members in attendance, […]

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The Power of Self According to Matt Prince

Matt Prince, senior manager for public relations and brand management at Taco Bell, spoke to delegates attending the PRSSA National Assembly about the power of self and how this is important to be successful in the world that is ahead. Prince broke the session down into six areas that allow individuals to reflect on self-identity, […]

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Diversity and Inclusion Training for Public Relations Pros [PRSSA 2019 National Assembly recap]

Session: D&I Training for PRos Presenter: Ben Duncan, Oregon Public Health Institute The phrase “diversity and inclusion” has been thrown around a lot in the public relations industry, especially in recent years. In a time when it is easy to be divided, working professionals have had to ask the hard questions about the culture and […]

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How To Be a True Professional

Professional development is a broad term used to describe or inform someone on how to appear and behave professionally. With the PRSSA International Conference coming up, this area of professionalism is super important for how you’ll go about networking and meeting new people. Professional development is an ongoing process that not only helps you build […]

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PRSSA 2019 National Assembly Reflection

I jumped at the chance to attend the PRSSA 2019 National Assembly when my Chapter president first asked for volunteers. I was eager to have another national PRSSA event under my belt. As the date approached, I began to question my decision to travel across the country for a conference that, to my knowledge, mostly […]

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