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Ending the Stigma on Mental Health

The stigma behind mental health is increasing with the number of individuals who have these conditions, and there is a serious lack of education about it. As of right now the mental health definition among the public is in bad shape, and who better to fix this reputation than public relations students? “Mental health includes […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Portfolio Stand out from the Pile

Envision this — you’ve taken the time to carefully craft your pitch to that dream employer. You fire off the email and anxiously begin the waiting process. Then, it happens. Maybe you’re walking to class or in the midst of planning your trip to the PRSSA 2016 National Conference. An email pops up in your […]

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3 Tips for Getting Your Chapter Involved in Ethics Month

Ethics are the backbone of our Society and profession. As students and rising professionals, we have a responsibility to ourselves, our co-workers and our clients to live up to the standards of a values-based profession. By investing time and energy in ethics-related programming for our classrooms and workplaces, we are properly preparing the next generation […]

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Case Studies: The Practice Field for Public Relations

As PRSSA celebrates Ethics Month, it is important to consider how to become ethical public relations practitioners. While we face a wide range of ethical issues in internship and classroom settings, few of us are placed in situations where our ethical decisions directly affect the entire reputation and success of a company. So, how can […]

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Graduating Seniors Can Learn to Further Their Careers through PRSA and the New Professionals Section

Congratulations seniors! You’re graduating from college soon, and with that, you will soon become a PRSSA alumnus. It’s now time to transition from student to professional with PRSA and the New Professionals Section. As a PRSSA member, you had access to a local Chapter that provided you with networking opportunities and led to friendships that […]

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A 360 Degree Look at Public Relations [PRSSA 2014 Regional Conference]

The Columbia College of Chicago PRSSA Chapter knows how to put on a Regional Conference. The Loop: A 360 Approach to Public Relations in Chicago resembled a mini National Conference and had everything from agency tours to a case-study competition to a full day of rock-star speakers. The conference kicked off the morning of March […]

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