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Scoring Scholarships Twitter Chat Recap

https://storify.com/prssanational/scoring-scholarships-twitter-chat Thank you to everyone who participated in our event planning Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Vice President of Member Services Allyson Berry (@allysonkberry) and Vice President of Digital Communication JaCey Yonke (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Be sure to join us for next Twitter chat on Jan. 23 where […]

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PRSA Foundation Scholarship and #PRSSANC

I was awarded a travel grant to participate in the Public Relations Student Society of America International Conference. It was such an amazing experience. I made new friends and participated in workshops that will benefit my career in public relations. The first full day I went on a career tour at HubSpot, which is a […]

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Four Reasons to Be Thankful for PRSSA

Each year on the fourth Thursday of November, millions of Americans gather around the table in celebration of Thanksgiving. A common tradition is to go around the table and indicate something that each person is grateful for—family, friends, good health, fortune and the heralding in of an acceptable time to begin blasting Christmas music! During […]

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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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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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