Why Apply to Host A Chapter Development Session

Why Apply to Host A Chapter Development Session

Each year, PRSSA International Conference is kicked off with Chapter Development Sessions. During these sessions, Chapters present relevant and knowledgeable topics for other Chapters to learn and benefit from. Essentially, sessions are designed to help Chapters succeed while ringing in a new school year.  Previously, Chapter Development Sessions were held during the International Conference but in light of recent times, […]

“Be confident, my Asian friends.” A Commentary on Asian Representation in PR

“Be confident, my Asian friends.” A Commentary on Asian Representation in PR

As I reflect on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, I want to introduce you to another way to think about the #StopAsianHate conversation. I was born in Xi’an, China. Every time I saw a foreigner on the street who looked very different from me, I was genuinely curious about that person’s life story, language, experience and what brought […]

All for Autism Awareness: Montclair State University PRSSA Hosts PRofessional Development Week

All for Autism Awareness: Montclair State University PRSSA Hosts PRofessional Development Week

For its annual Autism New Jersey Fundraiser, Montclair State University PRSSA faced a challenge like never before. Over the past eight years, Montclair’s Chapter has raised over $40,000 collectively in donations for the organization. However, this year’s fundraiser would have to be done completely online due to COVID-19. Despite this challenge, the Chapter moved forward and set a goal of […]

Changing Your Outlook on Unfortunate Circumstances: The Importance of Flexibility in the Workplace

Changing Your Outlook on Unfortunate Circumstances: The Importance of Flexibility in the Workplace

Flexibility is arguably one of the most important qualities that a public relations professional can have. A PR professional must be responsive to changes in the news while generating content that captures these ever-changing stories. A professional must also be flexible in regard to changes in the workplace. I have recently come to appreciate the trait of flexibility after my […]

How to Sell Yourself

How to Sell Yourself

COVID-19 created many challenges for everyone, especially college students. We are expected to prepare for our future through classes, extracurriculars and securing internships. Now the pandemic has disrupted everything, sending us on a different trajectory. With the virtual world evolving and companies cutting employees and internship opportunities, how do we make ourselves stand out and secure employment? Get Involved One […]

How to Build Your Confidence Without Work Experience

How to Build Your Confidence Without Work Experience

If you don’t have any or much work experience, chances are, you are likely to feel incapable and “unworthy” of landing an internship or even a full-time job. However, you may be losing sight of some experience or skills that could be classified as “relevant” for the opportunity you are seeking. Finding that competitive advantage even without a company name […]

Resumen del District Conference ImPRoving: The Revolution of PR (Universidad de San Martín de Porres 2021)

Resumen del District Conference ImPRoving: The Revolution of PR (Universidad de San Martín de Porres 2021)

Por segunda vez en su historia, el capítulo PRSSA de la Universidad de San Martín de Porres (USMP) organizó una District Conference titulada “ImPRoving: The Revolution of PR.” En esta oportunidad, los estudiantes peruanos hicieron un árduo trabajo organizando esta conferencia virtual de tres días en Zoom del 6 al 8 de abril y que tuvo 290 asistentes en promedio […]