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Ring In the New Year with Resolutions and Regional Conferences

There are a number of opportunities to advance your education, broaden your network and launch your career with the Public Relations Student Society of America, and there’s no better time to seize the benefits of your membership than with the start of a new year. If your resolutions include focusing on professional growth and networking […]

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Preparing for Your Public Relations Future with Social Media

It’s our nature in this day and age to immediately be critical of new forms of social communication. I’ve been part of that group at times. I criticized Foursquare and I didn’t see the immediate value of Google+. Even MySpace is back in the picture, with some still blasting it. One of the things we […]

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Four Undiscovered Social Networks

Advances in social platforms move at breakneck speed. It is impossible to keep up with them all. But as aspiring public relations professionals, we must do our best. The more knowledgable we are of new social networks and trends, the more we can use that knowledge to predict how the public will react. That will […]

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A Glimpse into Public Affairs from an Agency View

I am sure some of you are wondering what exactly a public affairs public relations professional does.  As a public relations associate at Lansing-based bi-partisan agency Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A), I hope to give you a glimpse of what life is like inside the public affairs world. Generally speaking, “public affairs” means working with […]

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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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After Your Internship: The Do’s And Don’ts

During the next several weeks, many of our members will finish up summer internships and get ready to head back to school. With moving, roommates, last-minute errands and vacations distracting us, it’s easy to lose focus by the end of an internship. However, it’s important to leave a lasting impression with your coworkers — one […]

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