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8 Tips for Writing a Regional Conference Bid

Interested in hosting a PRSSA Regional Conference next spring? Hosting a Regional Conference is a great way for your Chapter to gain valuable event planning experience while networking with other PRSSA Chapters and professionals from your region. Whether this is your first year bidding or you’ve been through this process many times, here are eight […]

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A PR Life Is the Life for Me: A Guide to Becoming Successful in the Professional World

East Carolina University hosted its first PRSSA Regional Activity, “A PR Life Is the Life for Me: A Guide to Becoming Successful in the Professional World.” The first keynote speaker was Elizabeth Schuler, a former ECU PRSSA Chapter President and an account executive at Garage Branding in Winston Salem, N.C. She described the transition from […]

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Miss National Conference? Attend Regional Activities in Spring 2011

With the end of National Conference comes the beginning of Regional Activity planning season! Regional Activities are smaller than National Conference but include professional development sessions, career fairs, case studies and networking opportunities. Each event focuses on a different theme of public relations and is located in different area of the United States. If you […]

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Upcoming Professional Development Events

As the academic year winds down for many of us, it is easy to let inexpensive or even free professional development events and seminars fall through the cracks. Whether you are graduating, working in an internship this summer or continuing with classes, keeping up with professional development throughout the year will help deepen your experience […]

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Regional Activity Recap: Duquesne and Point Park

Last weekend, the Duquesne University and Point Park University Regional Activity, “From Steel to Shine: PR careers for your future,” took place in downtown Pittsburgh — what an exciting event! The speakers were truly Pittsburgh’s finest in health care, sports, not-for-profit and other areas. Burt Lauten, the director of public relations for the Pittsburgh Steelers […]

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Regional Activity Update: Drexel University

The supposed “Curse of Billy Penn,” which began in 1984 when the One Liberty Place skyscraper in downtown Philadelphia broke a gentleman’s agreement not to build taller than the brim of William Penn’s hat on top of City Hall, serves as the inspiration for Drexel PRSSA’s Regional Activity, “Bizarre PR.” For 24 years after the […]

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Regional Activity Update: Utah State University

Do you know how many aspects of a company involve public relations? Business, communications, marketing, media relations and writing are just a few of the concepts that public relations professionals need to understand. Utah State University invites you to join in as they explore how to adapt public relations techniques to various professions and company […]

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Regional Activity Update: San Jose State University

Do you know what it takes to break into public relations? Do you have the survival skills that will put you on a trajectory for success? Are you ready to take risks, accept challenges and see the rewards? “The Survivor’s Guide to Public Relations,” the San Jose State University Chapter PRSSA Regional Activity, March 19–20, […]

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Ways to Enhance Your Membership Value (Part Two)

During the summer, we posted about how to increase the value of your PRSSA membership to get the most for your money. This time around, we found that since it’s a different time of the year, you have different opportunities to participate in and further add value to your membership. Here’s a checklist of things […]

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