Scholarship Deadline Tomorrow!

17 10 2011


Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence.

Deadline: TOMORROW! October 17, 2011

Award: $1,000

If you will be a graduate student studying public relations, journalism or a related field this fall with a minimum 3.0 undergraduate grade point average on a 4.0 scale, you are a candidate for the Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence


National Conference is coming to Orlando!

4 08 2011

Never been able to make it to National Conference due to high flight costs? Have no fear!
This year’s PRSSA National Conference will be held in Orlando!

You are invited to network, learn and develop your professional skills with students from across the country at the PRSSA 2011 National Conference from Oct. 14-18.  The Conference will educate and inspire present and future young professionals to learn more about the public relations industry. Go to our events page to learn more…

What’s Your Social Media Strategy?

12 07 2011

Many internships and jobs are putting an increasing focus on social media. As the executives try to adapt to the new trends, they have come across some key ways of approaching its use.

Check out this Harvard Business Review article, What’s Your Social Media Strategy?

Six Innovation Secrets Your Boss Never Told You

30 06 2011

As many students work through their internships this summer, they always look up to their boss. Business week reveils six innovation secrets your boss may not have mentioned.

*Click Here* To Read The Article


Join the PRSSA E-Board

23 03 2011

Joining the Executive Board is a great chance to get involved with UMPRSSA and show leadership experience on your resume. Applications are due by April 15, 2011.

Click Here for E-board Position Descriptions and Application

PRSA Ethics Panel

23 03 2011

Handing a Crisis Ethically: Lessons Learned from the BP Oil Spill

Event Information:
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
SoC International Building, Shoma Hall
$15 for UMPRSSA members, $35 for non-members

Check out the PRSA Ethics Panel Invite

Second Annual Public Relations Student Exhibition: Practice to Professional

23 03 2011

Calling all public relations students! Enter your work in the 2011 Public Relations Student Exhibition: Practice to Professional as soon as possible. The exhibition is a great opportunity to have students’ work critiqued by public relations professionals and be recognized for all of their hard work.

Students may enter their work in five different categories, including full media kit and public relations writing, for the chance to win prizes and prestige. Participants’ entries will be displayed at the exhibition and awards ceremony Friday, April 8 at 12:30 p.m. in CIB 3053.

All entries must be received by April 4, 2011 no later than 4 p.m. Entries can be submitted to Dr. Maria Scott in room 5054 Comm. International Building.

Exhibition Entry Form

Check out the Practice to Professionals flyer