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Five PRSSA Membership Benefits That Will Launch Your Career

PRSSA offers a multitude of benefits to all its members. Below are five of my favorite benefits for members to take advantage of. 1. Scholarships and grants PRSSA members have access to more than $50,000 worth of scholarships and awards to apply for annually. Scholarships are not only a great way to fund your education, […]

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What’s Your PRSSA IQ?

You may know your Chapter like the back of your hand, but how well do you know PRSSA National facts and figures? Take this quiz to discover your PRSSA IQ. — Meghan Caprez is a second-year graduate student at Kent State University, studying mediated and mass communication. A six-year member of PRSSA, Meghan has served […]

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Because I Said So: 7 Reasons You Should Become a PRSSA Member

The beginning of a new school year is prime time to try new things, get involved in extracurricular activities and establish a routine. This time of year, you aren’t yet fatigued by classes and have energy for the semester ahead. If you haven’t already, I challenge you to become a PRSSA member by joining an […]

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Twitter Chat Recap — The Do’s and Don’ts of Applying for Scholarships

Thank you to everyone who participated in our scholarship focused Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, PRSSA National Vice President of Member Services Josh Gordon (tweeting from @_joshgordon) and Vice President of Public Relations Nolan Miles (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! […]

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Fall in Love With PRSS(bae) This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, singles awareness day or “the day before chocolate goes on sale.” Whatever you call it, this day focuses on love, adoration and over-priced dinners from restaurants with dim lighting. This year, instead of binge-watching Netflix and drowning yourself in tears, focus on the things that make you happy and the things that have […]

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Cashing in With Scholarship Applications

Do you opt out of applying for scholarships because you don’t feel confident enough? Has anyone ever taught you how to compile a strong and effective scholarship application? If you’re like me, no one has taught you the ropes for scholarship applications, so I made time to teach myself. I’ve been fortunate to score thousands […]

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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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Earn Recognition and Educational Funding through PRSSA National Awards and Scholarships

During her time as a member of the PRSSA Chapter at Indiana University Bloomington and the 2011-2012 FORUM Editor-in-Chief, Amy Bishop won many awards and scholarships. The following are her tips for submissions to win awards and scholarships in a Q&A format. Q: What awards did you receive while in PRSSA? A: The Stephen D. […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your Professional Adviser

Editor’s Note: To commemorate PRSA/PRSSA Relationship Month, PRSSA is running a series of posts on how to grow your relationships within the profession. An archive of PRSSA professional development posts can be found here. More information can also be found in the PRSA/PRSSA Relationship Manual. While most, if not all, PRSSA members know their Chapter’s […]

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State of the Society Update from the PRSSA National President

My blog post this month is a State of the Society address – updates about PRSSA and guidance on how we can actively work to advance the long-term growth of our Society. FACT: Although increasing, less than 10 percent of members apply for PRSSA scholarships and awards During the next couple of months, educate your […]

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