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Jump Into the Digital Age With PR Advanced [PRSSA 2014 Regional Conference]

Embrace your fear … You are the only people who get to tell your story … Borders don’t exist. All of these words came from C.C. Chapman’s keynote address at the PR Advanced Regional Conference held on Feb. 15 by Boston University. The theme of this year’s conference was “Fuel the Future,” aimed at examining […]

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Never Stop Learning: Another Lesson at the MSU 2014 PRSSA Regional Conference

The Michigan State University Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter kicked off Electing Excellence: Public Relations in Government and Politics, a Regional Conference hosted at the MSU Union on Saturday, Feb. 8. MSU PRSSA welcomed public relations professionals and PRSSA Chapters from Wayne State, Eastern Michigan University, and Illinois State University. While attending my […]

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Do You Have What it Takes to Host a Regional Conference?

Hosting a PRSSA Regional Conference can seem like a daunting task; however, with time, organization and dedicated members, a Chapter of any size – new or old – can have the capability to submit a bid. By using your Chapter members’ talents and skills to plan a Regional Conference, your Chapter has the chance to […]

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Regional Conference Highlights: Y Are You in PR?

Georgia Southern University recently hosted its Regional Conference, “Y Are You in PR: A Study of Generation Y and the Profession,” giving attendees the opportunity to learn how to reach and motivate different generations. While gaining useful information, students applied their newly found knowledge throughout the event with interactive workshops. Keynote presenter, Kathryn Potter, senior […]

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Public Relations: When Two Worlds Collide

Communications students came to the nation’s capital on March 23-24 to learn the importance of traditional and new media in public relations. At the PRSSA Regional Conference, “When Two Worlds Collide: Bridging Online and Offline Communication,” speakers and panelists with backgrounds in politics, crisis communication, social media, nonprofits and more shared their stories and offered […]

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An Underclassman’s Perspective of Com Day 2012

Before I joined PRSSA, I was unaware of the many resources available to help me launch a successful career in the communications field. After attending a few PRSSA events, including Purdue University’s Regional Conference, Com Day, I realized these resources represented many of the important reasons to be a part of PRSSA. At Regional Conferences such […]

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8 Tips for Writing a Regional Conference Bid

Interested in hosting a PRSSA Regional Conference next spring? Hosting a Regional Conference is a great way for your Chapter to gain valuable event planning experience while networking with other PRSSA Chapters and professionals from your region. Whether this is your first year bidding or you’ve been through this process many times, here are eight […]

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PR Capital: Gateway to a Career as a Young Professional

The Ohio State University’s Regional Activity focused on young professionalism, showcased Columbus young professionals and The Ohio State University’s Ohio Union. Committee members of The Ohio State University’s PRSSA Regional Activity. Students from 11 universities gathered on April 16 to hear from keynote speaker Amanda DeCastro of Time Warner Cable. Amanda shared six tips for […]

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Get Social: A Blueprint for Social Media Strategy

“Get Social: A Blueprint for Social Media Strategy,” hosted by the Beth Wood Chapter of PRSSA at Indiana University, focused on how to use social media strategically in public relations. Throughout the day, speakers presented on a variety of issues related to the current state of the public relations industry and how we need to […]

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The Reality of PR: A Survivor’s Guide to the Public Relations World

I am a “survivor” of the PRSSA Regional Activity, “The Reality of PR: A Survivor’s Guide to the Public Relations World,” hosted by The Pennsylvania State University. Throughout the weekend I picked up the tools to be prepared for the “real world” from the speakers’ perspectives of their various sections in the public relations field. […]

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