Tag Archives | PRSSA Chapters

Looking Ahead to the Future of PRSSA

  “Membership starts with you.” That’s the first line of the PRSSA membership guide. After joining PRSSA in 2010, I quickly discovered that statement’s meaning. There were plenty of membership benefits waiting. I just had to take the initiative to access them. Now that I’ve begun my second year on National Committee, the meaning of […]

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Utah Valley University's PRSSA Chapter poses with its Teahan Award for Outstanding Chapter.

Achieving the Recognition Your Chapter Deserves

Your Chapter hosts events, engages with the community and communicates with members on multiple platforms. Isn’t it time you got some recognition for all the hard work? Through a combination of news announcements and awards, your Chapter has numerous opportunities to obtain the recognition it deserves—whether you have 15 members or 150. Here are the […]

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PRSSA [Podcast]: Recruitment and Membership Diversity

Recruitment is a key skill for every PRSSA Chapter to have. PRSSA Podcast host Austin Malcolm explores the importance of recruitment including membership diversity and helpful tactics to increase Chapter size. This podcast is joined by Regina Flanigan, University of Texas at Austin vice president of Chapter Development. How important is recruitment to your Chapter? What creative ways does […]

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Three Ways To Benefit From Chapter Connections

As students and pre-professionals, we’re told how important it is to network with experienced practitioners; however, connecting with your peers from other Chapters may be just as beneficial. I have learned so much by networking with PRSSA Chapters from across the country at PRSSA National events and local Chapter mixers. Here are a few benefits […]

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University of Nebraska at Omaha’s PRSSA Chapter with the 2012 F.H. Teahan Outstanding Chapter Award.

Applying for PRSSA Chapter Awards – Tips from the 2012 “Outstanding Chapter”

Members of the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s PRSSA Chapter and Champions for PRSSA with the 2012 Outstanding Chapter Teahan Award. Minutes after walking out of the post office this past June, I called my friend and said, “I just shipped off my baby to New York City!” Confused, I explained to her that I […]

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Capstone Agency member Kelsey Balzli makes media appearances for local television stations during an event at a local middle school. Photo credit: Professor Teri Henley, APR

Campus Connections: Get Involved Early

Wake up. Answer emails. Pitch media. Approve designs. Check email again. Just a typical morning in the life of a public relations practitioner. But wait – add ‘go to class’ to the list. Though it can be tough to balance class schedules and extracurricular activities, college is the prime time to get involved and start […]

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The PRSSA 2013 National Assembly Taught Me …

Every year, PRSSA members from around the country gather to share ideas in Chapter Officer Sessions, participate in Leadership Training Sessions and make important decisions about the future of our Society by participating in the annual National Assembly. This year’s event was held from April 4-7 in Albuquerque, NM. We asked on Twitter what you […]

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March Twitter Chat “Tips From The Top” Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our March PRSSA Twitter Chat! We had really great participation and insight from everyone for our “Tips From The Top” March chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank co-moderators National President, Lauren K. Gray, tweeting from @laurenkgray and the Vice President of Public Relations, Lauren Rosenbaum, tweeting from the @PRSSANational account. [View […]

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Strengthening the Relationship Between Chapter and Firm

Though you may not realize it, PRSSA Chapters and student-run firms often have similar goals. Both groups want to connect with students and help prepare them for life after graduation. Strengthening the relationship between these two groups will benefit both parties, as well as the students you wish to motivate. Here are some ways to […]

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Planning for National Assembly in Albuquerque

From April 4-7, representatives from PRSSA Chapters around the country will arrive in Albuquerque for the PRSSA 2013 National Assembly – marking the first time in more than 10 years that PRSSA has held a national event in New Mexico. At Assembly, new and upcoming leaders from Chapters big and small gather to participate in […]

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