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PRSA General Session [National Conference Recap]

Session: PRSA General Session Presenter: Morgan Spurlock, Recap: To be a good storyteller, “You have to be ready and willing to take criticism,” Spurlock said as he showed photos of him as a 10-year-old ballet dancer, growing up in West Virginia. The second thing you need to be a good storyteller according to Spurlock is […]

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Sports PR [National Conference Recap]

Session: Sports Public Relations Presenter: Nikki Barjon, The Barjon Group Recap: What’s the key to a winning team? A successful coach with a game plan. The same goes for getting your public relations career up and off the ground. To get to that game winning moment or championship ring you need to prepare a game […]

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Success in Digital Media [National Conference Recap]

Session:  Success in Digital Media: Improve your Presence on Internet as a PRSSA Chapter Presenter: Universidad de San Martin de Porres In this session, attendees learned that developing a strong presence on social media does not happen overnight. It takes a team of people to help create and manage online content. For example, Universidad de […]

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Tips from New Professionals [National Conference Recap]

Session: Tips from New Professionals Presenters: Laura Daronatsy Fooks, Communications LPD Associate, Lockheed Martin; Chad Furst, Communications Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton; Andrea Gils, Marketing and Communications Manager, University of Kentucky International Center; Veronica Mingrone, Digital Analyst, Canvas Blue Recap: Laura Daronatsy Fooks, Chad Furst, Andrea Gils and Veronica Mingrone, all accomplished new professionals, offered […]

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#PRSSANC Advice from the National Committee

With Boston and #PRSSANC less than two weeks away, the National Committee came together to give their best advice on how to get the most out of Conference. Check out their advice below: Emma Finkbeiner: Sit next to someone new in every session and introduce yourself. Also, follow up with the students and professionals you […]

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How to Make the Most of the PRSSA 2017 National Conference

The registration deadline for the PRSSA 2017 National Conference is today! Now is the time to register and start thinking about how you can make the most of the National Conference. We know you will be investing a lot of time and energy in getting to Boston and registering for the Conference, so we want […]

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Why You Should Invest in #PRSSANC

Attending the PRSSA 2017 National Conference is one of the best things you can do for your college and professional career. Between the professional development sessions, social networking events and more, you will have countless opportunities to grow personally and launch your future career. However, it can be difficult to make that initial investment of […]

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National Conference Twitter Chat Recap: Countdown to Conference

Thank you to everyone who participated in our PRSSA 2017 National Conference Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, National Conference Communications Coordinator Rachel McLean (tweeting from @rachelemclean) and Vice President of Digital Communication JaCey Yonke (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s […]

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50 Things to Do in the Next 50 Days to Prepare for #PRSSANC

With #PRSSANC officially 50 days away, it is time to start preparing for your trip to Boston! Check out these 50 things you should do in the next 50 days before Conference begins. Review the program online. Pick your “can’t miss” sessions. Follow speakers on social media. Plan your outfits — business professional and casual! […]

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Getting Your Chapter to Boston: Fundraising Edition

Although it only happens once a year, it’s probably the best five days of any PRSSA member’s college career — National Conference. While this professional development event can be an amazing opportunity, the financial burden can often be a barrier in getting students there. Regardless if your Chapter aims to send two students or 20 […]

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