District Conference Preview- Stories of the Sunshine State (University of Florida)

District Conference Preview- Stories of the Sunshine State (University of Florida)

In anticipation of our upcoming 2021 District Conferences, I recently asked our District Conference Committees to give us a sneak preview at what we can expect at each conference. Starting with “Stories of the Sunshine State,” Progressions will offer readers some insider information about our District Conferences. For more information (including registration links) click here. Stories of the Sunshine State […]

Student Insight- PRSSA Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

Student Insight- PRSSA Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

The Combatting Misconceptions and Overcoming Challenges Confirmation Panel, celebrating Native American Heritage Month, was an eye-opening conversation about the obstacles, experiences and stereotypes Native Americans encounter in the media and in the public relations field. When I first saw this panel advertised on Twitter, I was immediately intrigued. I had never seen PRSSA or PRSA do an online event like […]

ICON 2020 Session Highlight- Inclusion and Addressing Imposter Syndrome

ICON 2020 Session Highlight- Inclusion and Addressing Imposter Syndrome

This post is part of PRSSA’s ICON 2020 coverage. Be sure to check out our student recaps on Progressions as well as other coverage on PRSay,the official blog of PRSA. Corporate diversity and inclusion have been hot topics for the past few years and lately have gained more attention through social justice movements like Black Lives Matter. Major companies have listened […]

PRSSA at ICON 2020

PRSSA at ICON 2020

This post is part of PRSSA’s ongoing ICON 2020 coverage. Be sure to check out our student recaps on Progressions as well as other coverage on PRSay, the official blog of PRSA. 2020 has proven to be a truly special year. Worldwide pandemic. Social justice. Disinformation. For future public relations professionals, a ton of uncertainty. ICON 2020, PRSA’s first-ever virtual […]

Takeaways from DePaul PRSSA’s Chapter Development Session: Networking is So Fetch

Takeaways from DePaul PRSSA’s Chapter Development Session: Networking is So Fetch

At the PRSSA 2019 International Conference, DePaul PRSSA presented a Chapter development session called Networking is So Fetch! The Mean Girls spin-off showcased tips on the world of networking and how to best use your network for professional development. Here are a few of the key takeaways: Never burn a bridge, personal or professional. There are different types of relationships, […]

Learning the Intricacies of Social Media at PRSSAIC

Learning the Intricacies of Social Media at PRSSAIC

Erika Prime, digital and social strategy lead at Taco Bell, took us through her journey on getting to work for the infamous Taco Bell, influencer marketing and switching focus from millennials to Gen Z. Erika went to California State University, Fullerton and while in school, juggled two jobs and was genuinely excited to graduate to finally have a career. However, […]

Five Books to Add to Your Reading List from PRSSAIC

Five Books to Add to Your Reading List from PRSSAIC

The speakers at PRSSA 2019 International Conference shared their experiences and advice, but what specifically piqued my interest was their book recommendations. I’m always looking out for new books to read and this was the perfect experience to collect some titles of books for my professional development. Some were books that helped them grow professionally and some were books written […]

“I couldn’t think of a clever title, so this is it…” [PRSSAIC 2019 Session Recap]

“I couldn’t think of a clever title, so this is it…” [PRSSAIC 2019 Session Recap]

Sitting in a room bubbling with the eagerness of PRSSA students from around the world, enters Will Collie; husband, father and PR pro from Edelman Southern California – here to deliver the first keynote of the fun-filled weekend. Collie admits that, twenty years ago, he was where we are. After showing us a few amazing case studies from Edelman, such […]