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Bringing Out-Group Members In

This blog was originally posted on Platform Magazine. Read it here. Out-groups and in-groups are part of everyday public relations and while the in-group is usually the easier of the two to work with, both are extremely valuable to the success of a company. In order to understand the value of the out-group, we must […]

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How-To: Keep Your Chapter Engaged During the Summer

Final exams are finished, the dorms are empty and the year’s last PRSSA meeting is in the books; it’s summertime. Yes, the summer is a perfect time to sharpen your skills at an internship or get away and enjoy the simple things in life: the weather, family, sleeping in. However, summer is also the perfect […]

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City Series: Getting Connected to the Public Relations Scene in Atlanta

Atlanta has a history of reinventing itself, and right now it’s a sprawling city with a very diverse population. This fall, Atlanta will also be home to both the PRSA International Conference and PRSSA National Conference. It’s a great opportunity to check out all the jobs, sample the exciting lifestyle and learn how to network […]

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Day in the Life Of: Ben Butler, Firm Owner Extraordinaire

This is a post on behalf of the PRSA New Professionals Section’s monthly series for PRSSA titled “Day in the Life Of.” The series journeys through various new public relations professionals’ daily lives, experiences and advice. As a former PRSSA Chapter president and National Committee member, how did you handle being very involved in PRSSA […]

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Dear Chapter Development: Exploring New Ideas for Chapter Meetings This Semester

“Dear Chapter Development” is a new Progressions series modeled after the famous “Dear Abby” advice column. The vice president of Chapter development will answer the most common questions from Chapter presidents and leaders. This is the first article in the series. Dear Chapter Development, I need new ideas for Chapter meetings and events. Do you […]

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Fall in Love With PRSS(bae) This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, singles awareness day or “the day before chocolate goes on sale.” Whatever you call it, this day focuses on love, adoration and over-priced dinners from restaurants with dim lighting. This year, instead of binge-watching Netflix and drowning yourself in tears, focus on the things that make you happy and the things that have […]

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Four Types of Students Who Should Attend National Assembly

This March, public relations students representing PRSSA Chapters from across the Americas will travel to Portland, Oregon, for the PRSSA 2015 National Assembly. At this annual event, members gather to make decisions about the future of the Society, elect a new National Committee and review the Bylaws. The Assembly draws in a smaller, more intimate […]

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Infographic: 2013-2014 Annual Report

According to prssa.org, each Annual Report “explains the accomplishments of the past academic year and the future of the Society.” The following infographic highlights the 2013–2014 Annual Report, published by PRSSA earlier this summer. Let us know your favorite PRSSA memory from last year in the comments below.

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Valentine’s Day 2014: #PRSSAlove Recap

This Valentine’s Day, we asked PRSSA members to share what they love most about the Society. A big cyber hug to everyone that participated using the #PRSSAlove hashtag! [<a href=”//storify.com/prssanational/2014-prssalove-recap” target=”_blank”>View the story “Valentine’s Day 2014: #PRSSAlove Recap” on Storify</a>]

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How to Pitch PRSSA Membership

PRSSA offers invaluable professional development opportunities geared specifically toward public relations students. Although more than 11,000 students are part of the Society, there are still many students who could find great value in PRSSA but have yet to join. Here are four key tips to help you pitch PRSSA to potential members. Consider it an […]

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