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…

It’s Here! Fall 2016 Newsletter

It’s been a busy semester! With workshops, guest speakers and planning regional conference, a lot has gone on in the past few months. Our Communications/Digital Strategy committee has been working tirelessly to put together our Fall 2016 Newsletter with all the updates. From alumni spotlights to committee updates, you’ll find it all right here. Check it…

PRSSA Speaker Re-Cap: Rachel Bryson

By: Kelly Nolan On Nov. 15, Rachel Bryson, director of communications for the American Trauma Society, presented “Trauma Prevention Through Communications” to PRSSA members. Bryson’s presentation detailed her daily tasks as a director of communications, what it is like to work in nonprofit public relations and her advice for all future communications professionals. Bryson earned…

Mastering Time Management

By: Morisa Young College can become overwhelming very quickly — getting involved, doing your homework, don’t forget socializing and getting a decent amount of sleep. But what do you do when you find yourself with a full schedule and not enough time to get it all done? Time management is an important skill to master.…