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#631: Public Relations Student Society of America

Overview
Status
Currently Registered
Last Registered
September 24, 2013
Registration Expiration Date
September 30, 2014
Classification
Registered Student Organization
Categories
Academic and Educational,Publication and Communications

 

About this Group

Group Description
PRSSA is a student-run society existing to develop students into responsible, ethical and professional public relations practitioners by building upon course work and personal experiences. PRSSA "Advancing the Profession and the future professional"
Group's principal activities, events, or programs:
PRSSA members have the opportunity to get involved with one of the following: Fusion - Student-run Firm Our student run firm operates like a real PR firm and members get the chance to work for a variety of real world clients. Committees: The various committees are in need of members to plan events and work on different projects. Members on the committees will not only help the Chapter with their projects and events, but in addition, members have the opportunity to build a portfolio that will separate them from other applicants. -Events Committee -Communications Committee -Philanthropy Committee
How this group's activities benefit the University community:
The PRSSA chapter helps bridge the gap between school and a public relations career. PRSSA weekly meetings offer professional public relations guest speakers, touring PR agencies and members learn about ways to receive internships.
How this group fits into its categories:
Academic and Educational- PRSSA bridges the gap between school and work. PRSSA educates members about ways to get internships and gives them real world experience with clients, event planning or activity planning. Publication and Communications- Members of PRSSA write and distribute an internal newsletter. The newsletter highlights the work of the members.
How to get involved with this group:
Contact Laura Jollie at jolli012@umn.edu or visit the Web site for information about the meeting times.

 

Contact Info

Address
111 Murphy Hall
206 Church Street SE 
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone
(651)335-3144
Email
jolli012@umn.edu
Website
http://www.umnprssa.com

Officers

Officer
Samantha Sullivan
Officer
Mollie Bush
Officer
Karen Elizondo
Officer
Foon Chen
Officer
Emily Homuth
Officer
Monica Staples
Officer
Taylor Pawelka
Officer
Taryn Bitterly
Officer
Stephanie Mann
Officer
Matthew Smith
Vice-President
Elizabeth Arnstrom
President
Laura Jollie
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