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Michael Scott’s Official Ethics To-Do Not List

Michael Scott, Regional Manager of Dunder-Mifflin Scranton Branch, is a comedic character and a wise teacher of what not to do, especially when it comes to ethics and professionalism. We are public relations students but ethics can be incorporated into any workspace. The examples below display what the character Michael Scott can teach us about […]

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Guiding Leaders and Uniting Firms and Chapters [National Conference Recap]

Session: Chapter Development Session: Drake University, “Not the Boss of You: A Guide to Leading Leaders” and Ohio University, “Two Halves of a Whole: Uniting Firms and Chapters” Presenter: Drake University and Ohio University Recap: Drake University spoke about their own Chapter struggles and what it takes to be a good leader. They walked through […]

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Mentoring Management: From Mayhem to Merriment

When I graduated from college, I couldn’t have imagined where my public relations career would take me. I knew what I liked, and through on-the-job experience, I learned what I didn’t like. Every step of the way, however, I relied on a mentor to help me understand my next step and what I needed to […]

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Best Practices: Building Better Relationships with Your PRSA Sponsor Chapter

Networking is always a priority for PRSSA members as they seek guidance and work to grow as professionals, but it’s not always easy. Some members don’t feel comfortable reaching out to people and it’s not always easy finding a professional who has the time. Fortunately for PRSSA, we have the incredible opportunity to learn from […]

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Every Great Leader Starts with a Mentor: Kick Off PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month by Jump-Starting Your Mentorship Program

Let’s face it: No one has ever reached success alone. According to articles in publications like Forbes and Small Business BC, Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, was not alone. During the creation of the famous social media site, Steve Jobs mentored him. Jobs taught Zuckerberg to focus on high quality and the overall meaning […]

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February Twitter Chat Recap: Better Together — Student-Adviser Collaboration

Thank you to everyone who participated in our February 2015 Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, National Faculty Adviser Robert “Pritch” Pritchard  (tweeting from @rspritchard) and Vice President of Public Relations Ethan Parry (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! [View […]

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Why You Should ‘Date’ Your Mentor

Where are all the good mentors hiding? There are networking events, but how do you know if the established professional you’re interested in is looking for a mentee, or even ready for a mentorship? There are professional organizations that boast matching programs based on your interests and aspirations, but you’re looking for a deeper connection […]

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October Twitter Chat “Growing Your PRSSA/PRSA Relationship” Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our third Twitter Chat of the 2013-2014 school year. Specifically, we’d like to thank co-hosts Vice President of Professional Development Helma von Zadow and Vice President of Public Relations, Ben Butler (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account), for leading the conversation. Join us on October 15 at 9 p.m. ET for the next PRSSA […]

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