April Twitter Chat Recap: #NeverStopLearning

April Twitter Chat Recap: #NeverStopLearning

PRSSA hosted their last Twitter chat of the 2020–2021 school year on April 12, 2021 at 9 p.m. ET. The session was co-hosted with Champions for PRSSA. Titled “Never Stop Learning: Transitions and Mentorship”, this chat cultivated discussion around the transition from student to professional and how to form impactful mentor-mentee relationships. Highlights can be found below or at this […]

The Nexus of Net Net Synergy — Interview with Matt Prince

The Nexus of Net Net Synergy — Interview with Matt Prince

A huge part of the public relations industry is giving back. Ever since the onset of the pandemic and the tumultuous year and a half since then, students studying public relations and communications have faced the bleakest job market since the Great Recession of 2008. In response to this, many organizations and professionals have stepped up to assist the next […]

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 […]

Standing in Solidarity with the AAPI Community to #StopAsianHate

Standing in Solidarity with the AAPI Community to #StopAsianHate

Hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have increased exponentially over the course of the pandemic due to racially charged and xenophobic rhetoric expressed by people such as former President Donald Trump, who has publicly referred to COVID-19 as the “Chinese Virus”.  Comments such as those referring to COVID-19 as the “Chinese Virus” are very damaging to the AAPI […]

PR News Recap— March 2021

PR News Recap— March 2021

The end of March is upon us and so is our March PR News Recap. Members of the Publications Subcommittee are here to recap some of our top news stories of the month in the world of public relations and communications. This time around we have Harry Styles, brackets galore, and a new initiative from Instagram regarding COVID-19 vaccinations. See […]

Please, Don’t Tell Me “Happy Women’s Day”

Please, Don’t Tell Me “Happy Women’s Day”

Editor’s note: The following article contains graphic content. This is what we’ve heard hundreds of times on March 8 in Argentina. Women are asking not to get told, “Happy Women’s Day,” nor to receive flowers. Instead, they say, “We will be happy the day that no one is missing.” To understand the reason for this statement (that I know for […]