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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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Finding Value in Diversity

Utah State University’s Regional Activity, “Finding Value in Diversity” provided students with a plethora of knowledge regarding the future of public relations. The speakers at the two-day conference included public relations executives and professionals, event planners, non-profit representatives and legal professionals. One of the featured speakers was Nicole Farrell, an attorney at Parsons, Behle and […]

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PR Where U R

During this year’s spring break, I was fortunate enough to further my knowledge in public relations by attending the Georgia Southern University Regional Activity “PR Where U R” in Statesboro, Ga. Students from Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Mississippi, Virginia, Alabama and Kentucky attended the event. “PR Where U R” was a weekend full of cutting-edge […]

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So You Want to be a PR Pro?

Attending  “So You Want to be a PR Pro?” was very exciting for me as a California State University at Fullerton student.  Having had such an incredible experience at our previous activities, my expectations were high. Sink or Swim -– Pitching Like a Pro The first segment, “Sink or Swim” offered several incredible options, making […]

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PR Advanced: Be the Change

Nearly 150 students attended Boston University’s Regional Activity, “PR Advanced: Be the Change,” and inspired themselves to be the change in the public relations field. Attendees heard from amazing speakers at companies such as IBM and MTV, and agencies such as APCO Worldwide and Burson-Marsteller. First Keynote — Jon Iwata, Senior Vice President of Marketing […]

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A PR Life Is the Life for Me: A Guide to Becoming Successful in the Professional World

East Carolina University hosted its first PRSSA Regional Activity, “A PR Life Is the Life for Me: A Guide to Becoming Successful in the Professional World.” The first keynote speaker was Elizabeth Schuler, a former ECU PRSSA Chapter President and an account executive at Garage Branding in Winston Salem, N.C. She described the transition from […]

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