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Strategic Event Planning [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Session: Strategic Event Planning Presenter: Gary McCormick, Founder and Principle, GMc Communications, LLC Recap: Event planning is no easy feat but some, according to Gary McCormick, can consider it an understated part of public relations. When thinking about planning events, the first general thoughts are birthdays, holidays and the big “I do.” McCormick shared his successes and […]

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I Promise You Can Fit Your Internship Into Your Busy Schedule

You are holding down a part-time job, taking 15 credits and trying to see your friends. It might seem absolutely impossible to fit an internship into your schedule. Fortunately, it’s not. It’s entirely possible to fit every number of opportunities into your schedule if you want it badly enough. Plus, those opportunities are going to […]

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10 Steps to Create a PR Program Plan

Looking for an organized way to plan a professional PR event without forgetting anything? Follow this 10-step guide to ensure you include every necessary aspect in your plans. This will blow your client away and help to ensure that you achieve all of their goals. Public Relations is a process so you need to have […]

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April Twitter Chat Recap — Mastering the Work-Life Balance

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Work-Life Balance Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Immediate Past President Laura Fooks (formerly known as Laura Daronatsy and tweeting from @lauradaronatsy) and Vice President of Public Relations Josh Lachica (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter […]

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The Woman Behind New Year’s Eve in Times Square: A Q&A with Liz Hart

Cue the lights, camera and action. Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of the the iconic New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square? I had the pleasure of talking with Liz Hart, supervising producer of the New Year’s Eve in Times Square Official Live Stream Show with Live X. Hart shared how […]

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Preparing for a Successful Spring Semester

The new year comes with new opportunities for your PRSSA Chapter, allowing your members to grow personally and professionally within the Society. Want to help make your Chapter the best it can be? Check out some things our Chapter executive board at Belmont University does below. Attend a Regional Conference. Multiple schools across the country […]

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How Your PR Skills Can Help You Plan Your Next Event

  One of the best parts about studying public relations is becoming equip with an array of skills that transfer into several different business areas. One of these areas is event planning. Whether you work as a public relations professional for a nonprofit, agency and everything in between, you will most likely come across a […]

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Early Planning Leads to Lasting Success

Summer is in full swing! The sun is out; the days are long and there is no better time to get a jump start gearing up for the fall. Whether summer means basking in the sun or making the most of an internship, developing strong project management skills are fundamental to success for both public […]

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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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Let’s Party! Five Steps to Planning a Successful Holiday Event

If the mere thought of planning a holiday get-together causes weeping and gnashing of teeth, take a minute to pull yourself together, put on your favorite holiday tunes and start planning. Establish the vision and purpose. Every event, no matter how small, needs a clear vision and purpose. Is your event to thank volunteers for […]

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