3 Ways that Stepping into Leadership Roles as an Undergrad will Unlock Doors in the Post-Graduate PR World

3 Ways that Stepping into Leadership Roles as an Undergrad will Unlock Doors in the Post-Graduate PR World

What is actually worth doing? Every student has endless internships, service projects, clubs, jobs, and competitions demanding their limited time outside their course load. There are limitless ways to use your time and energy in order to bolster your resume, get real world experience, and secure a great job after graduation. That leaves us with the question: where is the […]

National Committee Spotlight: Vice President of Chapter Development

National Committee Spotlight: Vice President of Chapter Development

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. Alyssa Gormley — Vice President of Chapter Development  What is your role? Please give […]

Introducing the 2020-2021 Publications Subcommittee

One aspect of PRSSA that members enjoy is increased opportunities for leadership and involvement at the National level. One of those opportunities is participating in subcommittees. Members of the Publications Subcommittee have the opportunity to recruit for submissions and submit to Progressions, the official blog of PRSSA. As an alumnus of the 2019–2020 Publications Subcommittee, I know how important serving […]

Four Lessons Learned from Bateman

Four Lessons Learned from Bateman

PRSSA has provided countless opportunities that have helped me grow, both personally and professionally, but by far the most rewarding experience has been being a part of PRSSA’s Bateman Case Study Competition. The Bateman Case Study Competition is PRSSA’s national case study Competition, where participants research, plan, execute and evaluate a full-on public relations campaign. PRSSA partners with a client each […]

Self-Leadership: A 3-Step Guide to Achieving Personal Success

Self-Leadership: A 3-Step Guide to Achieving Personal Success

By Mihaela Plugarasu and Heather Bermudez, APR J.K. Rowling, LeBron James, Serena Williams, Michael Jordan, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Walt Disney, Dr. Seuss, Steve Jobs, and other well-admired individuals, made the impossible the inevitable through their exquisite ability to self-lead. What do these leaders have in common? How did they beat all the odds?  There are immersive workshops, pilgrimages, self-care […]

Women in Leadership in Public Relations: Karen Mateo, CCO, PRSA

Women in Leadership in Public Relations: Karen Mateo, CCO, PRSA

So, at this point, we all know (or hopefully should know) that there is a diversity problem in public relations senior leadership. Not only does this impact brands reaching target audiences, but it hinders the development of aspiring leaders and the future success of the industry. When there is no representation, it makes it harder to find resources and mentors […]