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5 Career Tips for the Young Professional

I, like many other attendees at this year’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Conference, was in search for some career advice. The public relations industry is competitive and for most of us, getting our foot in the door can be challenging. However, with a little guidance and proper execution, it can be […]

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First day at PRSSANC 2018

After attending the PRSSA National Conference in Austin, Texas, I gained new insights about the public relations industry and gained more confidence about my future in this field. Throughout the few days I attended, I learned new ideas such as branding myself, how to manage crisis and learning how technology can advance the public relations […]

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Strategic Event Planning [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Session: Strategic Event Planning Presenter: Gary McCormick, Founder and Principle, GMc Communications, LLC Recap: Event planning is no easy feat but some, according to Gary McCormick, can consider it an understated part of public relations. When thinking about planning events, the first general thoughts are birthdays, holidays and the big “I do.” McCormick shared his successes and […]

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The Future of PR for Events [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Session: The Future of PR for Events in a Consolidated Media World Presenter: Brett Cannon, Senior Publicist at SXSW Recap: Brett Cannon, Senior Publicist at SXSW, presented to a group of PRSSA students at the National Conference in Austin, Texas about how he manages the company’s PR efforts across 24 aspects of their Conference planning. South by […]

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Fundraising Ideas for National Conference 2018

Fundraising is never easy. Especially when you go to a school with approximately 200 campus clubs who are constantly hosting similar fundraisers. When it comes to raising money for something as large as National Conference, fundraisers need to be successful. Here are a few of the do’s and don’ts that I’ve learned about fundraising on […]

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Host with the Most: How to Plan the Perfect Event — Twitter Chat Recap

https://storify.com/prssanational/host-with-the-most-planning-the-perfect-event Thank you to everyone who participated in our event planning Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Vice President of Events and Fundraising Bryar Keyes (@BryarKeyes) 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 Dec. 12.

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Four Reasons to Be Thankful for PRSSA

Each year on the fourth Thursday of November, millions of Americans gather around the table in celebration of Thanksgiving. A common tradition is to go around the table and indicate something that each person is grateful for—family, friends, good health, fortune and the heralding in of an acceptable time to begin blasting Christmas music! During […]

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Benefits of Attending PRSSA/PRSA Events

There are many reasons students should join PRSSA — enhance your education, broaden your network and launch your career. The constructive work one does during these formative college years will go a long way in paving the way to success post-graduation. One way a public relations student can aid this success is by attending PRSSA […]

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Why You Should Attend a PRSSA 2017 Regional Conference

Regional Conferences are one of the greatest benefits offered by PRSSA. The experience for hosting an event of that caliber is great for the Chapter, but the perks of attending are even better. Attending Regional Conferences provides unique professional development and networking opportunities. Similar to the PRSSA National Conference, Regional Conferences provide unique insight to […]

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Because I Said So: 7 Reasons You Should Become a PRSSA Member

The beginning of a new school year is prime time to try new things, get involved in extracurricular activities and establish a routine. This time of year, you aren’t yet fatigued by classes and have energy for the semester ahead. If you haven’t already, I challenge you to become a PRSSA member by joining an […]

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