Philosophy Makes Better PR Students

Philosophy Makes Better PR Students

“True knowledge consists in knowing that you know nothing.” – Socrates  Philosophy, and social sciences, are intertwined in our careers; political science, sociology and psychology all play roles in the workplace. These areas, inspired and influenced by famous philosophers and scientists, are responsible for our thoughts and actions today. So many philosophical concepts and theories can be applied to communications […]

National Committee Spotlight: Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion

National Committee Spotlight: Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion

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. What is your role? Please give a brief overview of your role and responsibilities.   […]

District Conference Preview: PR Stages (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa 2022)

District Conference Preview: PR Stages (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa 2022)

This article is part of our 2022 District Conference coverage series. For more information on PRSSA District Conferences, click here. Universidad Argentina de la Empresa’s PRSSA Chapter is very excited to announce that we will be hosting our virtual District Conference, PR Stages. It will take place from March 2–4 virtually on Zoom. There is no cost to register for […]

District Conference Preview: Eyes on the PRize (University of South Carolina 2022)

District Conference Preview: Eyes on the PRize (University of South Carolina 2022)

This article is part of our 2022 District Conference coverage series. For more information on PRSSA District Conferences, click here. The University of South Carolina Chapter of PRSSA is excited to announce the 2022 Southeast District Conference: Eyes on the PRize. Taking place Feb. 25–26 at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the hybrid event will include an online attendance […]

January 2022 Twitter Chat Recap Back to Basics: Best Practices for Elevating Yourself

January 2022 Twitter Chat Recap Back to Basics: Best Practices for Elevating Yourself

PRSSA hosted their first Twitter chat of the 2022 year on January 24, 2022 at 9 p.m. ET. Titled “Back to Basics: Best Practices for Elevating Yourself” this chat, hosted by PRSSA National and Kim Aldunate, vice president of career services, inspired Chapter members to reflect on their career goals and devise ways to achieve them. Highlights can be found […]

The Benefits of Working an Office Job in College

The Benefits of Working an Office Job in College

While on the search for an internship that could lead to a full-time position, some students overlook the opportunities available on campus.  Working as a student assistant for my university’s orientation program has given me the opportunity to learn skills many students will not encounter until their first day in the office after graduation. From sending emails to using the […]

Ignorance is NOT Bliss in Public Relations

Ignorance is NOT Bliss in Public Relations

“She was such an impressive student,” says Alexis Hooley. Very impressive, that is, until she entered the workforce and “forged famous signatures for a PR campaign.” Surely, she had known better.  Hooley is a public relations practitioner, attorney and graduate from Brigham Young University. Hooley is engrossed in legal practice and PR instruction as adjunct faculty at BYU. Hooley’s experience […]