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Meet Kelly Davis: A Q&A with the Incoming PRSSA National Professional Adviser

Kelly Jackson Davis, APR, is the public relations director at Riggs Partners in Columbia, South Carolina, where she manages the integrated marketing firm’s public relations department and focuses on strategic communications planning, brand development, issues management and community relations. Kelly has been recognized both for her work and her contributions to the public relations profession. […]

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Things You’ll Love About National Assembly

In my experience, each PRSSA national event is unique. From the grand scale of National Conference, to the inspirational events of Leadership Rally, to the local charm of a Regional Conference, each and every event offers something special. National Assembly, coming up this March 3–6, in Austin, Texas, not only offers leadership training and networking—it […]

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Four Reasons to Attend This Year’s National Assembly

If you ask any young professional what they remember most from their time in PRSSA, the national events are sure to top the list. Local Chapter events, socials, fundraisers and community service efforts are enjoyable, but national events bond together all types of members in a way that local events can’t. The next national event […]

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Alabama, Boston, North Carolina—January and February Regional Conference Preview

Regional Conferences are kicking off this month, with schools from all over the country ready to host conferences for everyone to enjoy. The University of Alabama is first on the list, hoping to help all attendees fine-tune their public relations skills. Boston University and the combined forces of Elon University and University of North Carolina […]

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Connecting Across Chapters: How to Host a Relationship-Building Workshop

It’s a new school year, a new executive board and a new start for every PRSSA Chapter. How can a Chapter spice things up to keep its members interested and engaged? The answer lies in what public relations students do best – communication. Or more specifically, communication between Chapter. The University of Alabama PRSSA Chapter […]

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Best Practices: Professional Growth Outside of the Classroom

At San Diego State University, we want to ensure our members gain knowledge outside of the classroom. This is one of the many reasons we encourage our members to connect and build relationships with our PRSA sponsor Chapter. Here are a few ways connecting with our sponsor Chapter has helped our members and how we […]

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Lessons on Leading: A Perspective From the 2015 Leadership Rally

On a Friday morning in May, I stepped onto a plane in Memphis, Tenn. bound to Phoenix, Ariz. in an effort to learn more about leadership. I was headed to attend the PRSSA 2015 Leadership Rally in Scottsdale, Ariz. I was fortunate enough to be among the 100 plus incoming Chapter presidents in attendance. As […]

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Five Ways to Transition Your Chapter Leadership Successfully

It has been a long, productive year. You brainstormed, set goals, met goals, took your Chapter to the next level and fine-tuned your leadership skills. You deserve a break. But first, it is time to transition your successor, and PRSSA National is here to help. The best place to start is our Leadership Transition webpage, […]

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March Twitter Chat Recap: Planning — The Gateway to Chapter Success

Thank you to everyone who participated in our March 2015 Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, National Professional Adviser Don Egle  (tweeting from @donegle) and Vice President of Public Relations Ethan Parry (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! [View the […]

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What it Takes to Lead Change Effectively in an Organization [National Assembly Keynote Recap]

Session: Leading Teams Through Change and Transition Presenter: Victoria Trapp, Global Transition Manager, Nike Inc. Recap: Change is inevitable, but with the help of Nike Global Transition Manager Victoria Trapp, you can get through it smoothly and come out the other side energized and excited to move forward. Trapp spoke about recognizing the importance of […]

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