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NATIONAL EVENT UPDATES
PRSSA 2014 National Conference Website Now Live
PRSSA National Conference Committee
October may seem far away but the PRSSA 2014 National Conference will be here before you now it. Browse the recently launched website to learn about the program and prepare financially. Get excited for the largest congregation of public relations students in the country.
NATIONAL COMMITTEE UPDATES
Review Delegate Packet Materials
National President Brian Price
The PRSSA 2014 National Assembly is fast approaching and attendees should be preparing accordingly. Delegates should review their packet in preparation for Charleston. Attendees should also review their rooming assignments which have been mailed to delegates and non-delegates. If you did not receive your delegate packet and/or your rooming assignment via mail, please contact Headquarters. In addition, registration for the Day-of Competition is still open, don’t miss this opportunity and register now.
“What Would You Do?” Series on Progressions
Vice President of Advocacy Jessica Airey
Ever wondered where to draw the line between using good sources and plagiarism? Check out the first post in the new Progressions series, “What Would You Do?” to find out how you can avoid unethical mistakes in the classroom, at your internship and job.
Start Preparing for Your Internship Search
Vice President of Career Services Ellie Boggs
There are many ways to prepare for your summer internship search, and you can start preparing today by reading the Intern Talk series on Progressions. Learn tips on creating relationships, tapping into the PRSA network, crafting a resume and more.
Check out this recently posted internship opportunity:
Submit FUNdraising Bowl Applications Today
Vice President of Chapter Development Chris Bonelli
Tomorrow, Feb. 28, is the deadline to submit your FUNdraising Bowl applications for the month of February. Submissions must be emailed to email@example.com by 11:59 pm ET.
Reward Your Chapter's Hard Work
Vice President of Membership Services Heather Harder
It’s time to be rewarded for your hard work. Scholarship and award deadlines are fast-approaching for May and June. Don’t wait until the last minute to fill them out.
Connect with PRSSA National on Social Media
Vice President of Public Relations Ben Butler
PRSSA National shares important information on scholarships, internships, professional tips, Chapter News, National Updates and other details through a variety of social media platforms. Be sure to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Register for “The Loop: A 360 Approach to Public Relations” in Chicago
Vice President of Regional Conferences Erica Brown
This weekend two Regional Conferences will be held. Check out their website and social media accounts to see what is happening. If you can’t make those, registration is still available for The Loop: A 360 Approach to Public Relations in Chicago hosted by Columbia College Chicago on March 7-8.
Participate as a Progression's Live Blogger
Publications Editor in Chief Mallory Richardson
PRSSA is still currently looking for 10 live bloggers to recap one regional conference each. Bloggers are encouraged to review sessions and networking events and have at least one photo to submit along with the blog post. Please contact Mallory Richardson as soon as possible if you are interested in contributing.
“Diversity Day at LSU to Promote Students' Differences, Raise Awareness”
The Louisiana State University Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America hosted Diversity Day this past Tuesday, Feb. 18 on the LSU campus. The event raised awareness about individual diversity for LSU students.
“American Eagle's Leah Curry Speaks at Geneva College”
Geneva College Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) discussed mobile marketing with alumnus Leah Curry, and associate marketing manager for American Eagle on Wednesday, Jan. 29.
“Waynesburg's PRSSA Chapter Works Regional Awards Ceremony”
Seven members of the Waynesburg University Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Chapter traveled to the PNC Park Hall of Fame Club in Pittsburgh, Pa. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, to work at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) 2014 Pittsburgh Renaissance Awards. The annual ceremony celebrates the brightest stars and best work in Pittsburgh’s public relations community.