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What Diversity Officers Want You to Know About Your On-Campus Resource

Looking for a Diversity Month speaker for your Chapter? Need resources for a workshop? As Chapters begin prepping to celebrate the countless number of things that make our members unique, some may be finding themselves at a loss for where to start. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, a blanket term for the variety of […]

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Becoming Part of Your University Community [National Conference Session Recap]

Event: We Are Family: Becoming Part of Your University Community Presenters: Kent State University PRSSA Gabrielle Woodard, Chapter president Jesse Gettemy, editor Erin Zaranec, co-vice president of fundraising and community outreach Brenna Parker, vice president of public relations Hanna Moore, vice president of membership Recap: Kent State University discussed the topic of extending the PRSSA […]

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PRSA Sections Series: Writing a Critical Skill for Higher Education Communicators

If you have ever wanted to know more about the different types of public relations careers straight from professionals, then the PRSA Sections Series is here to help. The PRSA Sections Series highlights the 14 different PRSA Professional Interest Sections. Each month, two professionals will answer questions about their specific subcategory of the industry. Our […]

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Dear Chapter Development: Fundraising Ideas to Send Members to National Conference

Dear Chapter Development: My Chapter needs to raise money to send members to National Conference in Atlanta. Do you have any ideas? The PRSSA 2015 National Conference, Nov. 6–10 in Atlanta, is shaping up to be one of the best national events yet. For many Chapters, fundraising for National Conference is a daunting and around-the-clock […]

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Fundraise Successfully Using These Five Tips

On college campuses, generating revenue for your Chapter can be a difficult task. On top of that, it can be tough to convince your members to put their busy lives on pause for fundraising projects. In my experience, I’ve found a few helpful ways to combat these challenges. Here are my favorite tips for Chapter […]

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It’s Never Too Late To Return To College

It is humbling to look around the room and realize that you are a decade older than most of your classmates. Being older is intimidating, but I have learned that my age offers a perspective that many of my classmates do not have. Below are some of the things I learned as a 30-something college […]

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A BluePRint to Planning the Perfect Event

There is often so much to take in to consideration when planning an event that it can rapidly overwhelm you. Below is a blueprint to help you plan the perfect event, whether it is a Chapter meeting, fundraiser or networking social. 1. Get the Event Approved. When hosting an event through PRSSA or any other […]

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