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Strengthening the Relationship Between Chapter and Firm

Though you may not realize it, PRSSA Chapters and student-run firms often have similar goals. Both groups want to connect with students and help prepare them for life after graduation. Strengthening the relationship between these two groups will benefit both parties, as well as the students you wish to motivate. Here are some ways to […]

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Engage in PRSSA: 6 Ways to Participate in National Initiatives

PRSSA has developed National Initiatives we work toward as a Society. We are always moving forward as a Society and work to achieve more each year. Here’s a little background into six PRSSA National Initiatives that are available to members they might not be aware of. For the full list of National Initiatives, check the […]

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Creating a Social Media Plan for Your Firm

Whether a part of a student-run firm or a professional agency, public relations practitioners are often required to know how to use social media for their clients. However, we sometimes get so wrapped up in social media plans for our clients that we may forget about our own social media outlets and efforts to promote […]

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A Newbie’s Approach to a Student-Run Firm

The University of North Texas PRSSA Chapter launched its first student-run firm this semester under the direction of Lizzie Smithson (@Lizonomics). Beginning a firm from scratch requires patience, commitment and teamwork. We want to share a few tips that we found helpful with other Chapter leaders who are thinking about or are in the process […]

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Student-run Firms Provide Real-Life Experience – For Real!

Approximately one-third of all PRSSA Chapters have student-run firms; their popularity and recognition has drastically increased. National Affiliation and Student-run Firm Awards are just two of the ways that PRSSA recognizes and rewards involved students. Aria Fadakar, former director of Titan PR Group at California State University — Fullerton, shared the firm’s experience and influence […]

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Most Asked Questions about National Affiliation

Because National Affiliation is required for firms to apply for the Student-run Firm Awards, directors have been doing a lot of work to achieve this status.  Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding National Affiliation to help out during the application process. Q. What is National Affiliation? A.  National Affiliation is status […]

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Upcoming Professional Development Events

As the academic year winds down for many of us, it is easy to let inexpensive or even free professional development events and seminars fall through the cracks. Whether you are graduating, working in an internship this summer or continuing with classes, keeping up with professional development throughout the year will help deepen your experience […]

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Resources for Student-run Firms

It’s no secret that student-run public relations firms around the country are growing and thriving. There are more than 100 student-run firms around the country and 15 of these are Nationally Affiliated. I wrote a guest post for Culpwrit giving advice for student-run firms, but wanted to expand the advice and point out additional resources. […]

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PRSSA Leadership Rally

The following is a guest post from Alyssa Bronikowski, PRSSA Chapter President at DePaul University. She is also a blogger and you can find her blog, “PR Thoughts From An Undergrad,” here. Last week, PRSSA Chapter Presidents and executive board representatives traveled to sunny Scottsdale, Arizona, to attend the 2nd Annual PRSSA Leadership Rally. The […]

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