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Five Ways to Ensure a Mutually Beneficial Relationship With Your Intern

You’ve sent them their acceptance letter, now what? The point of internships is for students to learn, gain skills one can’t in the classroom and maybe even land a full-time role at the end. But this doesn’t have to be limited to the career-hopeful. Here are five ways to ensure a mutually beneficial internship experience […]

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10 Steps to Creating Impactful Programs for your Chapter

This year I served as the programming director for Wayne State University’s PRSSA Chapter in Detroit, Michigan. This position entailed planning events, panels and agency tours for our members. Creating worthwhile programs provides students with opportunities they would not have otherwise. Some of our events included resume workshops, the power women panel, the entrepreneurship panel, […]

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Three Email Tips to Impress the Press

Click. Open Email. Move to Spam. Delete. Next. Click. Open Email. Move to Spam. Delete. Next. It is inbox overload in the first 60 seconds of a journalist’s workday. From follow-ups to bizarre requests, reporters are inundated with messages that most of them are not even interested in covering. Over time, their tolerance fades for wayward story […]

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Where Do I Stand on Inclusion?

On April 4, I flew to Portland, Oregon, to attend the PRSSA 2019 National Assembly to serve as the delegate for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Chapter. While there I had the opportunity to network with other PRSSA Chapter presidents and learn from some stellar public relations professionals. I also participated in the voting for new […]

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Traditional Public Relations Versus Social Media

There are a lot of people who think public relations is not that important in a company’s or brand’s life. On behalf of every public relations professional, I can say this is one of the biggest misunderstandings with public relations. Public relations works to build mutually beneficial relationships with key publics and works to avoid […]

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Diversity and Inclusion Training for Public Relations Pros [PRSSA 2019 National Assembly recap]

Session: D&I Training for PRos Presenter: Ben Duncan, Oregon Public Health Institute The phrase “diversity and inclusion” has been thrown around a lot in the public relations industry, especially in recent years. In a time when it is easy to be divided, working professionals have had to ask the hard questions about the culture and […]

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WVU Regional Conference Recap

The weekend of March 28 to March 31, West Virginia University’s PRSSA Chapter hosted the Wired and Wonderful Regional Conference. The event enabled attendees to learn more about the field of public relations, meet a variety of industry professionals and make new friends from nearby universities. Wired and Wonderful was a great opportunity to learn […]

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What I Didn’t Expect to Learn from National Conference

In the fall of 2017, I was a first-time sophomore on my Chapter’s executive board. Our Chapter had decided to go to the annual PRSSA National Conference and I couldn’t be more excited to attend. I paid a fee, packed my bags and hoped in a van with seven other Chapter members to take the […]

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Three Ways to Prepare for the PRSSA 2019 International Conference

The PRSSA 2019 International Conference is an event that brings communications students from around the world together for professional development and networking. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in numerous sessions that will shed light on current topics and trends in the field of public relations. In addition, students will be able to attend […]

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Forge Your Future with Point Park PRSSA

We are very excited that this convergence of business, marketing and communications can take place in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. A city that is quickly becoming an ever-growing nerve center of nationally distinguished public relation firms and standout leaders within their respective industries. Throughout the Forge Your Future Regional Conference, you will be able […]

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