Passport to PR Takeaways

By: Cailyn McCutcheon, Strategic Planning Committee Member This past weekend Penn State’s chapter of PRSSA hosted the regional conference, Passport to PR. The conference included a pitch competition, a keynote speaker, and six breakout sessions with speakers. As a first time attendant to a PRSSA Regional Conference, this weekend was such a positive learning experience…

THON 2016 Preview

By: Amanda Hunt, THON/Philanthropy Chair Over the last several months, our chapter’s THON/Philanthropy Committee has been working tirelessly to do all they can to contribute to the fight against pediatric cancer by fundraising for the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON). This weekend, we will join more than 15,000 Penn State students from over 600…

General Meeting Recap: The World of Sports PR With Tony Mancuso

By: Ashley Phillips, Communications/Digital Strategy Committee Member Tony Mancuso, the Assistant Director of Strategic Communications for Penn State Athletics and a 08’ Penn State alum, spoke to the PRSSA at the general meeting on Tuesday night. He reminisced about his journey after graduation spending two years as the Managing Editor for Penn State’s Official Sports Report, which…

PRSSA Plans in Store for Spring 2016

By: Jess Savarese, Vice President With a new semester ahead, each of our four committees is ready to start strong on new and exciting projects, events and workshops. Our THON committee is in overdrive hosting a few final fundraisers before THON next month that include a kickboxing class at Momentum Fitness and canvassing trips. They…