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An Open Letter to my Conference Committee

“Never work with your friends,” we’ve all heard it and may have witnessed the horror stories of giving a referral for a friend who turns out to be a less-than-stellar employee or is the furthest thing from a team player. What they don’t tell you, though, is that the people you work with should become […]

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Social Media and the Rise of Mental Illness… Let’s Talk About It

Being born right before the turn of the century puts me and many others in a very unique situation. We are technically #90skids if that even matters but we also are heavily influenced by technology and popular culture from the early 2000s onwards. According to some textbooks, a person like me born in 1998 is […]

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3 Tips from Recent Graduates to Save Yourself the Post-Grad Panic Attack

You have two semesters until graduation, a mediocre internship and no set plans for the future – anxiety sets in. Sound familiar? Feeling lost about where to intern or what career path to take? Two recent graduates, who landed jobs at the largest privately held agency in the world, light the way to show us […]

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The Power of PRSSA

As a sophomore at the Ohio State University, I knew I needed to “get involved” and figure out a potential career path for myself. I wasn’t that innocent freshman anymore who could get away with not having ANY idea on what to study. With interest in communications, I joined PRSSA at the beginning of the […]

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Is the Title “Public Relations” Hurting Your Job Search?

From walking out the doors of your last class, across the stage at graduation and into your long list of job interviews, you come to the workforce with unique skills, fresh perspective, and excitement to hit the ground running with your hard-earned public relations degree. Until you find out it isn’t worth anything. Before you […]

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You Can’t Buy Time but You Can Save Time: Five Tips to Achieve More in Less Time!

For some reason, the older I get, the busier I get. Relatable? Life is a balancing act and if you are like me, you have probably found yourself wondering why there are not enough hours in the day. It has proven that no amount of wishing for more hours in the day will actually give […]

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How to Make All of Your PRSSA Chapter Meetings FABulous

This year I was fortunate enough to be elected the PRSSA Chapter President at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. Thanks to my supportive fellow executive board members, I was inspired every day to better myself. Without their encouragement and support, I would not be where I am today. As president, I was able […]

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Burnout and Gaming PR

As a professional communicator and PR representative for your company, communication goes in many different directions. I believe that it is just as important for you to be an ambassador of the stakeholders in your organization as much as you are a representative of your organization to stakeholders. Please re-read that sentence again if you […]

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Leadership Rally 2019: Building A Self-made Career

Did you know that freelance is on the rise? According to a contributor to Forbes Magazine, freelancers will make up 50% of the workforce by 2020. Meet Becca Booker, owner of Homemade Social, a boutique agency that specializes in digital, social and influential campaigns for lifestyle brands. Booker informed students how freelancing can help them gain […]

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Leadership Rally Welcome Ceremony [2019 Rally Recap]

PRSSA Leadership Rally began Friday, May 31. The festivities started at 6 p.m. where an amazing dinner was served to the group. This was a great chance to say hello to familiar faces and to also introduce yourself to unfamiliar faces. During dinner, 2013 PRSA Chair and CEO Mickey G. Nall, APR, Fellow PRSA, kicked […]

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