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Behind the Scenes: Scripps PRSSA’s Outstanding Chapter Website of 2019

Ohio University’s Hugh M. Culbertson PRSSA Chapter received the Dr. F.H. Teahan Award for Outstanding Chapter Website at the PRSSA 2019 International Conference. Scripps PRSSA’s Chapter website displayed creativity, function, content and an overall aesthetically pleasing design. However, the journey of Scripps PRSSA’s website began a few years ago, with the progression being in the […]

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Betsy Day

With March being National Women’s Month, Samford University’s PRSSA Chapter will be showcasing and honoring the wonderful women of public relations. One woman in particular sticks out to us. Betsy Plank, or shall I say “The First Lady of public relations,” hits close to home as she was a graduate from the University of Alabama. […]

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PRSA Foundation PRSSA 2017 National Conference Grant

On the very first day of my intro to PR class, my professor, Lynn Applebaum, informed us about a grant by the PRSA Foundation that would be awarded to eight students around the country to attend the PRSSA National Conference in Boston. She told us how to apply, offered to write recommendation letters to those […]

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Scoring Scholarships Twitter Chat Recap

https://storify.com/prssanational/scoring-scholarships-twitter-chat Thank you to everyone who participated in our event planning Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Vice President of Member Services Allyson Berry (@allysonkberry) and Vice President of Digital Communication JaCey Yonke (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Be sure to join us for next Twitter chat on Jan. 23 where […]

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PRSA Foundation Scholarship and #PRSSANC

I was awarded a travel grant to participate in the Public Relations Student Society of America International Conference. It was such an amazing experience. I made new friends and participated in workshops that will benefit my career in public relations. The first full day I went on a career tour at HubSpot, which is a […]

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What’s Your PRSSA IQ?

You may know your Chapter like the back of your hand, but how well do you know PRSSA National facts and figures? Take this quiz to discover your PRSSA IQ. — Meghan Caprez is a second-year graduate student at Kent State University, studying mediated and mass communication. A six-year member of PRSSA, Meghan has served […]

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Fall in Love With PRSS(bae) This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, singles awareness day or “the day before chocolate goes on sale.” Whatever you call it, this day focuses on love, adoration and over-priced dinners from restaurants with dim lighting. This year, instead of binge-watching Netflix and drowning yourself in tears, focus on the things that make you happy and the things that have […]

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Global Trends From the 2014 Cannes Lions Festival

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is the largest gathering of worldwide advertising professionals, digital innovators and marketers. Every year in June, around 11,000 registered delegates from 90 countries visit the festival to celebrate the best of creativity in brand communication, discuss industry news and network with one another. The seven-day festival, incorporating the […]

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Cashing in With Scholarship Applications

Do you opt out of applying for scholarships because you don’t feel confident enough? Has anyone ever taught you how to compile a strong and effective scholarship application? If you’re like me, no one has taught you the ropes for scholarship applications, so I made time to teach myself. I’ve been fortunate to score thousands […]

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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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