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Completing the Public Relations Bucket List

Like many students around the nation right now, I can’t believe I’m in my last semester of college. Time sure does fly, but I honestly didn’t feel the clock ticking until I became an active member of PRSSA. As a PRSSA member, I started to learn the things that I will take with me into […]

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Blind PRSSA Member Discusses Her Journey, Challenges in the Public Relations Industry

When many hear the term diversity, they jump straight to the category of race or other cultural identifiers. However, many times we don’t think about those affected by physical disabilities. I was fortunate to meet and spend an afternoon with Sena Pottackle, while I was volunteering at the PRSSA 2014 National Conference in Washington, D.C. […]

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Exploring Diversity in Light of Public Relations

From education to the workforce and beyond, diversity plays a critical role in the world today.  But what are the factors of diversity, and how has diversity changed in public relations over the years? Jason Mollica, public relations and marketing consultant as well as president of JRM Comm, Inc., began his career in television and […]

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Three Things You Might Forget When Planning an Event

Event planning can be a phenomenal way to introduce yourself to the realities of the public relations industry.  With so many intricate, fast-moving parts, it takes a very organized person to execute a successful event. Sometimes it can be difficult for you to maintain the focus of a public relations practitioner in all of your […]

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How to Survive in the World of Entertainment Public Relations [National Conference Session Recap]

Session: Living the Life: Entertainment PR Presenters: Priscilla Clarke, President, Clarke & Associates, LLC (@pclarkepr); Nicole Garner, CEO, The Garner Circle LLC (@thegarnercircle) Recap: Priscilla Clarke from Clarke & Associates, LLC described her company as non-profit mixed with entertainment. She made sure to add stories from her public relations career as examples for what to do […]

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President of Powell Tate Welcomes Attendees [National Conference Session Recap]

Session: Welcome and Keynote Address Presenter: Pam Jenkins, Powell Tate Recap: Pam Jenkins started the keynote address with inspirational words as she challenged members to change the world. Jenkins, president of Powell Tate, went onto to explain why the public relations field is a good choice. The world needs public relations because it is fundamental […]

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October 2014 “Progressions Writing Prompt”

Have you ever wanted to contribute to a blog but were unsure what to write about? Participate in “Progressions Writing Prompts,” a monthly writing exercise and contest held by PRSSA to enhance your skills and have the opportunity to get your personal blog recognized nationally. The October 2014 writing prompt is as follows: “How do […]

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October “Maximizing Your National Conference Experience” Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our October 2014 Twitter Chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, the PRSSA 2014 National Conference Committee (tweeting from the @PRSSANC account) and Vice President of Public Relations Ethan Parry (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Join us on Oct. 28 at 9 p.m. ET […]

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Fundraise Successfully Using These Five Tips

On college campuses, generating revenue for your Chapter can be a difficult task. On top of that, it can be tough to convince your members to put their busy lives on pause for fundraising projects. In my experience, I’ve found a few helpful ways to combat these challenges. Here are my favorite tips for Chapter […]

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Video: Ethics Month Interview with Nonprofit and Corporate Communications Professional Dianne Callahan

Biola University public relations student Collin Callahan sat down with his stepmother Dianne Callahan, area director for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, to talk about ethics and glean some advice for entering the public relations industry.

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