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2019 International Conference Part 1

This is the first of what will be two blog posts sharing the experience, almost in real-time, at the PRSSA 2019 International Conference in San Diego, California, taking place October 18–22, 2019. “Let’s take a journey,” PRSSA National President Nicholas Goebel sang to 700 students while kicking off the Chapter roll call alongside the National […]

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International Conference — Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our International Conference Twitter chat, “How to Make the Most Out of PRSSAIC.” This chat was co-hosted by the 2019 International Conference Committee (@PRSSAIC) and Vice President of Digital Communications Carolyn Lok (tweeting from @PRSSANational). The Conference Committee consists of Conference Director Kayla Fernandez, Programs Director Kristen Anne Cuaresma and Communications […]

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PRSSA National Assembly, the Benefits of PRSSA National Conference With Intimacy

As I prepared for the PRSSA 2019 National Assembly, I had a decent idea of what to expect at a national event. I had attended the PRSSA 2018 National Conference in Austin, Texas, this past October. After shaking the initial feeling of being a deer in headlights by seeing almost 1,000 fellow members in attendance, […]

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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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The Feeling of Relief; PRSSANC 2018

“Make sure you pray before and after you get off the plane. And don’t forget to call me as soon as you land!” That was the statement my mother said to me as I boarded my third flight. I can’t begin to explain the feeling of nervousness and anxiousness that overwhelmed my body. It’s the […]

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PRSSANC 2018: Experience in PR and Life

When I received the news that I had won the PRSA Foundation Travel Grant I was excited because I was going to have the opportunity to go to the PRSSA National Conference and see familiar faces again and also I was going to participate in a larger conference than the previous one, where I was […]

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Celebrating Black Public Relations History [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Session: Celebrating Black Public Relations History Presenter: Lori George Billingsley, The Coca-Cola Company, Neil Foote, National Black Public Relations Society, David Brown, Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication Moderator: Rochelle Ford, Ph.D., APR, Elon University Recap: The overarching theme of this session was viewing the intersectionality of who we are and not being ashamed of […]

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Committee Confessions

It was Tuesday afternoon on October 2, 2018 and all across the country, the PRSSA National Committee was stirring. From Millersville, Pennsylvania to Athens, Ohio to Chicago, Illinois to Raleigh, North Carolina to Gainesville, Florida, phones lit up, suitcases remained empty and chaos ensued. Only one day before flying to Austin, Texas for PRSSA National […]

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The Austin Bombings [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Session: A City on the Brink: The Austin Bombings Presenters: David Green, City of Austin Anna Sabana, Austin Police Dept. Angel Flores, Austin Homeland Security & Emergency Management Dept. Lisa Cortinas, City of Austin Recap: David Green, Anna Sabana, Angel Flores and Lisa Cortinas came together to share how they managed the Austin serial bomber in […]

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