4 Characteristics Every Leader Should Have

By: Rachel Gluck, Vice President College is a time for students to explore, grow and hone in on skills to help them establish themselves in their career. Throughout networking and various conferences that I’ve attended, many professionals mention leadership as a crucial skill to have in the communications industry. Below are four characteristics of a…

The Intern Queen shares tips on how to ‘go further!’

By: Rachel Gluck, Vice President Lauren Berger, the Intern Queen, presented to Penn State students last night in 102 Thomas at 6 p.m. The evening was filled with excitement, positivity and helpful advice that every communications student wanted to learn more about. Berger launched InternQueen.com in 2009 as a place for students to find internships…

A PRSSA Yearly Wrap-Up

Hello PRSSA! I hope everyone is enjoying the start of summer break and spending time with family and friends. For those of you who don’t know, my name is Rachel Gluck and I am so honored to be the Vice President for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic school year. As summer begins I want to take…

Redefine The Possibilities

By Rachel Gluck, Director of Philanthropy Tomorrow 711 students will stand for 46 hours to help in the fight against pediatric cancer. THON, the largest student run philanthropy, culminates each February in a no-sitting no-sleeping dance marathon every February. THON has raised over $101 million dollars for the fight against pediatric cancer. PRSSA has the…

Julie Plake Teaches PRSSA To Say, “Yes!”

By Rachel Gluck, Director of Philanthropy PRSSA’s last general meeting of the semester was a huge success. We were honored to have Julie Plake, former business manager of Bethenny Frankel and current PR Senior Account Supervisor for MARC USA, speak to the members about the industry with nothing but honesty. Plake, who graduated from Penn State in 2005…

PRSSA THON attends the Life Sciences Future Conference

By Rachel Gluck, Director of Philanthropy On Nov. 13 the PRSSA THON chairs attended the Life Sciences Future Conference in Philadelphia. This is a conference with a focus on the newest scientific advancements while looking into the future of their industry. More than 1,000 professionals attended. At the beginning of September a Penn State alumnus reached out to…