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International Conference — Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our International Conference Twitter chat, “How to Make the Most Out of PRSSAIC.” This chat was co-hosted by the 2019 International Conference Committee (@PRSSAIC) and Vice President of Digital Communications Carolyn Lok (tweeting from @PRSSANational). The Conference Committee consists of Conference Director Kayla Fernandez, Programs Director Kristen Anne Cuaresma and Communications […]

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How to Successfully Manage Your LinkedIn Profile

With great resources comes great responsibility. LinkedIn is a great way to interact with your professional contacts but if you don’t use it wisely, you are likely missing out. So what can we do as future PR professionals to ensure we are building a LinkedIn profile that will help us get the job once we […]

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Leading Your Small Chapter to Great Success

If you have 0–30 members in your PRSSA Chapter, congratulations, you have what is considered a small Chapter! While low numbers can be intimidating and concerning at times, it does not mean your Chapter is any less than those who have 50 members and beyond. Small Chapters can conquer incredible things with the right determination […]

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Exploring San Diego During International Conference

I hope you’ve been working hard on leg day because there’ll be a lot of walking in San Diego during our Conference! Luckily, the hotel we’re staying at is within walking distance of everything you’d want to do while in San Diego. For one, being late won’t be an issue as Conference is being held […]

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6 Ways to Fundraise for International Conference

The PRSSA 2019 International Conference is only a couple of months away and it is best to start saving and fundraising. The easiest way to save is by taking advantage of the Sept. 6 early registration deadline. A great way to come up with ways to fundraising is by checking out the Fundraising Playbook and […]

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Group photo of the eight-member conference team for the WVU 2019 Regional Conference

An Open Letter to my Conference Committee

“Never work with your friends,” we’ve all heard it and may have witnessed the horror stories of giving a referral for a friend who turns out to be a less-than-stellar employee or is the furthest thing from a team player. What they don’t tell you, though, is that the people you work with should become […]

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MaverickPR travels to New York for Professional Development

Taxis pulled up to the curb and cars honked as they weaved through the narrow streets. Crowds of tourists and businesspeople crossed the bustling intersections, preparing to start their day in the city that never sleeps. For student executives in MaverickPR, the Nationally Affiliated Student-run firm from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the sights […]

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10 Steps to Creating Impactful Programs for your Chapter

This year I served as the programming director for Wayne State University’s PRSSA Chapter in Detroit, Michigan. This position entailed planning events, panels and agency tours for our members. Creating worthwhile programs provides students with opportunities they would not have otherwise. Some of our events included resume workshops, the power women panel, the entrepreneurship panel, […]

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Powerful Potential: Chapter Officer Sessions

The power of potential and passion radiate throughout Salon BC as students fill the space to the brim, eager to learn and connect. Alisa Agozzino, PRSSA National Faculty Adviser, and Ryan Will, vice president of events and fundraising, greet the Chapter presidents, vice presidents and firm directors as they walk into the room. To kick […]

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National Assembly Day-of Competition: No Expectations Leading to High Reward

When I first received the email about the Day-of Competition for National Assembly, I had no idea what I would be doing or whether I even had the skills to participate, but I figured, “Hey, why not?” For the Day-of Competition, we were placed into groups of four to five students from various PRSSA Chapters […]

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