PRSSA National Conference 2017

Every year PRSSA hosts a national conference in conjunction with PRSA’s national conference. This year, six of our executive board members were fortunate enough to attend the conference in Boston. For five days, our six board members learned the best ways to lead and develop our chapter, and heard from current PR professionals about different…

Guest Speaker: Stephanie Shirley

By: Cailyn McCutcheon, Strategic Planning Chair The first speaker of the fall semester featured business owner Stephanie Shirley, a Penn State alumnae and public relations consultant. In her presentation, Shirley emphasized her main point that not all careers in public relations are cookie-cutter; she is forging her own path with her own startup public relations…

My Summer as an Event Planning PR Intern

By: Tayah Price, Strategic Planning Chair During the Fall 2016 semester, I searched endlessly for an internship that was close to my hometown and that would broaden my PR horizons and skill set. I never had any interest in event planning; public relations, there is nothing wrong with that specific area, I just personally did…