How to Reignite Your PRSSA Chapter

How to Reignite Your PRSSA Chapter

Cultivating a thriving PRSSA Chapter culture, especially during a pandemic, is not easy. That being said, there are many ways that PRSSA Chapters can reignite their membership. Here are some of the steps that GVPRSSA has taken to ensure our members gain valuable experience that gets them connected within their industry, promotes their professional growth, enhances their surrounding community and […]

National Committee Spotlight: Vice President of Chapter Development

National Committee Spotlight: Vice President of Chapter Development

This article is part of our National Committee Spotlight series. This series features our current National Committee reflecting on their experience and offering insights into their respective roles as we approach National Elections and Leadership Assembly. To learn more about running for National Committee, click here. Alyssa Gormley — Vice President of Chapter Development  What is your role? Please give […]

Scripps PRSSA Shares Its Secrets on How To Be an Outstanding Chapter

Scripps PRSSA Shares Its Secrets on How To Be an Outstanding Chapter

Ohio University’s Hugh M. Culbertson Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter received the 2020–2021 Dr. F.H. Teahan Award for Outstanding Chapter during the 2021 PRSSA International Conference. Winning Outstanding Chapter recognizes Scripps PRSSA as the finest Chapter across the nation, a high honor that the entire Chapter was humbled to receive.  However, the successes of Scripps PRSSA didn’t happen […]

A Professional’s Take on Why You Should Attend ICON

A Professional’s Take on Why You Should Attend ICON

This year, the PRSA and PRSSA Conference — ICON 2021 — will be presented as a joint, virtual event. Beginning October 4, Conference will offer professionals and students a wealth of compelling, general sessions; timely keynote speakers; on-point breakout sessions; enjoyable networking opportunities; and much more. While we’re all disappointed by the Conference’s shift to fully virtual, the value of […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Attend Chapter Development Sessions

3 Reasons Why You Should Attend Chapter Development Sessions

Join PRSSA on September 22nd from 5–7:15 p.m. EDT for the 2021 Chapter Development Sessions. During these sessions, fellow Chapter leaders will speak on numerous topics and share their best practices for other Chapters to implement. In between sessions, participants will have the opportunity to network with hosting Chapter leaders as well as other participants in attendance.  Registration for this […]

Why Apply to Host A Chapter Development Session

Why Apply to Host A Chapter Development Session

Each year, PRSSA International Conference is kicked off with Chapter Development Sessions. During these sessions, Chapters present relevant and knowledgeable topics for other Chapters to learn and benefit from. Essentially, sessions are designed to help Chapters succeed while ringing in a new school year.  Previously, Chapter Development Sessions were held during the International Conference but in light of recent times, […]

All for Autism Awareness: Montclair State University PRSSA Hosts PRofessional Development Week

All for Autism Awareness: Montclair State University PRSSA Hosts PRofessional Development Week

For its annual Autism New Jersey Fundraiser, Montclair State University PRSSA faced a challenge like never before. Over the past eight years, Montclair’s Chapter has raised over $40,000 collectively in donations for the organization. However, this year’s fundraiser would have to be done completely online due to COVID-19. Despite this challenge, the Chapter moved forward and set a goal of […]

Investing in the Future of Public Relations: UTA PRSSA Launches Diversity Fund

Investing in the Future of Public Relations: UTA PRSSA Launches Diversity Fund

Adapted Diversity Fund Graphic courtesy of Chelsea Akpan, a UTA alumna. The events from the last few years that have caused outrage and called for social justice serve as a wakeup call to everyone. This past summer when the entire country witnessed the unjust killing of George Floyd and social movements took center stage, the University of Texas at Arlington’s […]