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, […]

Communicating the Truth

Communicating the Truth

Humans have always had the ability to engage in lies, rumors, deception or some other distortion of the truth. And, communicators have historically wrestled with the challenges caused by false or misleading information impacting the clients, organizations and communities that they serve.  These are not new concepts.  What is new and causing greater concern and challenge is the speed and […]

The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 1

The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 1

Last year, I wrote an article about how unpaid internships perpetuate the racial wealth gap inequity and therefore prevent the PR industry from becoming more diverse. To address this issue, PRSSA teamed up with Finn Partners to launch a two-day mentorship program for diverse members, called “Partners for Diversity: The Internship Preview.” The program aimed to expose students to various […]

National Committee Spotlight: Career Services

National Committee Spotlight: Career Services

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. Zane Landin — Vice President of Career Services What is your role? Give us a […]

National Committee Spotlight: Member Services

National Committee Spotlight: Member Services

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. Jenna Renaud — Vice President of Member Services What is your role? Give us a […]

Black History Month Spotlight: Communicating While Black After 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Communicating While Black After 2020

Black Lives Matter. This should be obvious, yet last spring led to these three words screaming loudly in the consciousness of the United States of America. The country (and the world) was facing a surging coronavirus pandemic, yet we were in the midst of what some called a “second pandemic” — one of racism and the unjust treatment of people […]

National Committee Spotlight: Events and Fundraising

National Committee Spotlight: Events and Fundraising

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. Rachel Meltzer — Vice President of Events and Fundraising What is your role? Give […]