Let’s #FlattenTheCurve!

Let’s #FlattenTheCurve!

As time goes on, COVID-19 still puts us in uncertainty and in quarantine. Being at home every day for a month (or maybe longer) sounds crazy, right?! Let’s avoid quarantine extensions by taking this pandemic seriously and staying home as much as we can. Here are some ways we can all #FlattenTheCurve! SOCIAL DISTANCE + STAY INSIDE (But still get […]

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 […]

Leadership Rally 2019: Building A Self-made Career

Leadership Rally 2019: Building A Self-made Career

Did you know that freelance is on the rise? According to a contributor to Forbes Magazine, freelancers will make up 50% of the workforce by 2020. Meet Becca Booker, owner of Homemade Social, a boutique agency that specializes in digital, social and influential campaigns for lifestyle brands. Booker informed students how freelancing can help them gain experience, perfect their pitch, land […]

How To Be a True Professional

How To Be a True Professional

Professional development is a broad term used to describe or inform someone on how to appear and behave professionally. With the PRSSA International Conference coming up, this area of professionalism is super important for how you’ll go about networking and meeting new people. Professional development is an ongoing process that not only helps you build credibility but also confidence in […]

Self-Care Sundays Should Be Every Day

Self-Care Sundays Should Be Every Day

I was reading the Institute for Public Relations Research Letteron a Sunday when the idea came to me. Self-care Sundays should be every day to build confidence and healthy mindsets.  Both are needed for creating strategies, spotting key insights and making ethical decisions. Most students studying public relations already identify as Type A personalities. We over-prepare, we over-analyze and we […]

Twitter Chat Recap: Recipe for Success, Leading Your Student-run Firm to New Heights

Twitter Chat Recap: Recipe for Success, Leading Your Student-run Firm to New Heights

View Storify. Thank you to everyone who participated in our Student-run Firm Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Vice President of Professional Development (@Ashleigh_K_W) and Vice President of Digital Communication JaCey Yonke (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Be sure to join us for next Twitter chat taking place next month!

PeeR Mentoring

PeeR Mentoring

When you think of a mentor, you probably imagine someone established in their career with a keen sense of the PR landscape and a respectable list of connections. This past year, thanks to PRSSA, I’ve developed a different kind of mentor/mentee relationship—one with a peer and fellow Regional Ambassador. Lenie and I became fast friends after meeting in Boston for […]