Following the Leaders: Six Takeaways from the PRSSA 2013 Leadership Rally

Following the Leaders: Six Takeaways from the PRSSA 2013 Leadership Rally

The stage is now set for the incoming and continuing leaders of PRSSA to lead their Chapters with opportunities and excitement galore. As approximately 80 students retreated to Chaparral Suites from May 31-June 2 in Scottsdale, Ariz., for a weekend of knowledge and community spirit—and I, a Scottsdale native, just drove up the street—we gained priceless life lessons. Cliché, yes. […]

Engage in PRSSA: 6 Ways to Participate in National Initiatives

PRSSA has developed National Initiatives we work toward as a Society. We are always moving forward as a Society and work to achieve more each year. Here’s a little background into six PRSSA National Initiatives that are available to members they might not be aware of. For the full list of National Initiatives, check the PRSSA website. 1. Apply for […]

Motivated? Dedicated? Run for PRSSA National Committee

Ever wondered who manages much of the PRSSA member benefits and national initiatives? The PRSSA National Committee leads these important professional development opportunities. Interested in contributing to national leadership? If you are a motivated student and dedicated Chapter member, running for the National Committee at the PRSSA 2012 National Assembly could be just the thing for you. The National Committee […]

How To Build Leaders Through Community Service

In the business world, we call community service social responsibility. However, it is much more than that — it is building leadership. Our field requires us to be strong communicators and advocates for the public good. We are often the influencers and changemakers in our society. PRSSA Chapters all over the nation are building leaders in their communities. For example, […]

So You Want to Be on the National Committee?

Borrowing the opening line of one of my favorite Nickelodeon shows growing up: “Do you have it? GUTS!” OK, so being on the National Committee doesn’t mean you’re going to be facing the Aggro Crag (or playing Slam Dunk, or completing the Tornado Run), but it does mean you’re choosing a path that requires hard work, dedication and commitment. National Committee […]

Past Presidents Remember Betsy Plank

Following the announcement that Betsy Plank, APR, Fellow PRSA, passed away this weekend, the people Betsy inspired, mentored and guided have been posting their memories about the godmother of PRSSA. Among the people Betsy took great pride in were PRSSA National Presidents. Below are a collection of thoughts and memories from PRSSA National Presidents — we hope these memories will […]