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April Twitter Chat Recap — Building Chapter Community

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Building Chapter Community Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, PRSSA National Vice President of Chapter Development Victoria Leigh Ward (tweeting from @VictoriaLeighW), Vice President of Member Services Jon Kovach Jr. (tweeting from @Jon_Kovachjr) and Vice President of Public Relations Josh Lachica (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding […]

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14 Stages of the PRSSA Member Life Cycle

1. You survived high school and were accepted to the college of your dreams. Exciting, right? Exciting is an understatement. Looking back on that moment, you’ve probably never felt more like Harry Potter in your life. 2. But then, reality sets in. You’re interested in pursuing public relations as a major and have no idea […]

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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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How to Use PRSSA Member Benefits to Land an Internship

For many young public relations professionals, completing an internship is a valuable way to gain real-world experience and put the skills you’ve developed in the classroom into practice. With prominent agencies and organizations in your city, it may seem like the opportunities are endless, but this often hinders students from knowing where to begin the […]

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Utah Valley University's PRSSA Chapter poses with its Teahan Award for Outstanding Chapter.

Achieving the Recognition Your Chapter Deserves

Your Chapter hosts events, engages with the community and communicates with members on multiple platforms. Isn’t it time you got some recognition for all the hard work? Through a combination of news announcements and awards, your Chapter has numerous opportunities to obtain the recognition it deserves—whether you have 15 members or 150. Here are the […]

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Why You Should Attend the PRSSA 2014 National Assembly

The PRSSA 2014 National Assembly is an event dedicated to leadership training and Society development. The Assembly gathers each spring to also make influential, long-term decisions about the future of the Society, elect a new National Committee and review the bylaws. This year’s Assembly, March 13-16 in Charleston, S.C., is one that promises to provide […]

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January Twitter Chat “What Membership Services Can Do” Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated and kicked-off our first Twitter Chat of 2014, “What Membership Services Can Do.” Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Vice President of Member Services Heather Harder and Vice President of Public Relations, Ben Butler (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account), for leading the conversation. The rest of the 2014 Twitter Chat schedule […]

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PRSSA’s National Initiatives: Participate and Apply for Star Chapter

All Chapters and members are encourage to participate in PRSSA’s National Initiatives as we continuously strive to accomplish more as a Society each year. There are plenty of ways to engage by becoming involved on the National level. Implement just a few of these Initiatives and your Chapter may be on the way to achieving […]

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