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Starting your Executive Board Meetings Off on the Right Foot

The start of the school year can mean two things for PRSSA executive boards: a lot of exciting ideas and “e-board” meetings lasting several hours. Weekly e-board meetings should be a productive time full of brainstorming, organizing and planning of upcoming activities for your Chapter. However, sometimes what is supposed to be an hour-long meeting, […]

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Why You Should Apply for Your Chapter’s Executive Board

All PRSSA Chapters have benefits: professional connections, personal relationships, education enhancement and ways to jumpstart your career. In addition each Chapter allows for its dues-paying members to become leaders. As someone who has been on their Chapter’s executive board for the majority of their college career, I can guarantee you that there are plenty of […]

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Preparing for a Successful Spring Semester

The new year comes with new opportunities for your PRSSA Chapter, allowing your members to grow personally and professionally within the Society. Want to help make your Chapter the best it can be? Check out some things our Chapter executive board at Belmont University does below. Attend a Regional Conference. Multiple schools across the country […]

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3 Powerful Ways to Kick-Start Your Chapter’s Year

Whether it’s working with a new client or joining a new team, I’ve learned that the way you start has a lot of influence on the rest of the experience. The same applies to your upcoming PRSSA year. How you start will have an impact on the way it progresses, and ultimately, what you get out […]

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How to Start Your PRSSA Year on the Right Foot

I hope you’re enjoying your time off this summer, because you’ve earned it. However, it’s time to get to work. Successful PRSSA years are solidified well before the semester even begins. Although you may have started planning earlier than this summer (and I hope you have), the success of your year is determined by the […]

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4 Ways to be a Top-Notch Student Leader

During holiday break, I reflected on what I’ve learned during my first term as the University of Oregon PRSSA president. Serving as a leader is never an easy job; however, I have learned several significant lessons that I’d like to share. Be positive When you are a leader, the people within your organization may mirror […]

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Dealing With Conflict In Your Chapter

In any group or organization full of passionate leaders, conflicts are bound to surface. PRSSA Chapters are no different. Conflicts will happen. It is best to deal with them upfront and fast. If you have a problem in your Chapter, talk to your Chapter Adviser first and foremost. Your Adviser should provide knowledge and advice […]

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5 Steps to a More Involved Membership

So you followed the recruitment tips, and your Chapter is full of new members. Now what? While increasing membership is good, getting members actively involved in your Chapter is even better. Here are the “AEIOUs” of getting your members involved: Ask for Opinions If your meetings usually involve the executive board talking at the general […]

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Suggestions For 2010-2011 Chapter Summer Planning

Below is a guest post from Vice President of Chapter Development Kion Sanders and Vice President of Chapter Development-Elect Kim Ciesla. Survey and talk to your current members to get feedback on their experiences with the Chapter. Use the research to help improve the Chapter next year. Set up a meeting with the Faculty and […]

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