CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Saturday, April 29 – COM CUP
Saturday, April 29 – Uptown Downtown Social
Tuesday, April 25 – Senior send off and last PRSSA meeting of the year
Sunday, April 30 – FLY check-in due
CERTIFICATE IN PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS: STAND OUT WHEN YOU START OUT
Graduating seniors must complete the computer-based exam 6 months before graduating or 6 months after graduating. The exam cost is $150 and the recommended online study course is $50. Online study materials can also be found on www.prcertificate.org. The Certificate in Principles of Public Relations is the stepping stone to Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). If you are interested please contact Dr. Smudde: firstname.lastname@example.org
WGLT is Blooming-Normal’s Public Media and a service to Illinois State University’s School of Communication. Internships are offered in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters to undergraduate students. Internships are unpaid but can be worth 3-5 credits depending on hours worked. Internship work areas include: music programming, photography, public relations and development, reporting (news and sports), and social media. Outstanding students who successfully complete an internship may be considered for part time employment. If you have any questions or are interested in applying, please contact WGLT General Manager, R.C. McBride. RCMcBride@IllinoisState.edu
Epiphany Farms is currently looking for a Public Relations and Marketing Intern. Interns work closely with the administration office on website development, social media marketing, menu and promotion development, and performing administrative tasks. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Tools, Adobe programs, social media platforms, and web design is a plus. Students pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Graphic Design, Business Management, or a related field are ideal candidates.
Epiphany Farms is also looking for a Special Events intern. Interns in this field work closely with the Director of Special Events in planning and executing events on a variety of scales.
*If you know of any internships that would be valuable to our members, please email email@example.com
Chapter tees are still available! If you did not pick up your shirt, please bring $16 to the next meeting or set up a time to meet with Katie. If you have any questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for coming out to see our COMWeek speaker, Aaron Schoenher. Also, a huge thank you to Andrea Casali for organizing the event!
For more information on COMWeek and the schedule, please visit https://casit.illinoisstate.edu/sites/comweek/
FLY PROGRAM CHECK-IN:
The FLY April on-line check in will require members to meet with their FLY partner outside of chapter, snap a picture, and post it to the FLY Facebook page with a short paragraph about your progress by the end of the month. Questions? Talk to Chloe! email@example.com
PHOTOS FOR SENIOR SEND OFF AND PRSSA SCRAPBOOK:
Attention seniors! Please send in your baby photos for our senior send off!
We will also be collecting any photos from chapter meetings, agency tours, or other PRSSA events for our end of the year scrap book!
All photos must be in before Tuesday, April 25! Please send all photos to Manny: firstname.lastname@example.org
The COM Cup is a field day for all School of Communication RSOs. The event is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, April 29 at Underwood park from noon to 4 p.m. If you are interested in attending or being a part of the PRSSA team, please contact email@example.com
UPTOWN DOWNTOWN SOCIAL
The Uptown Downtown Social will take place on Saturday, April 29. The t-shirt order has been placed and tshirts will be available for pick up at chapter on Tuesday, April 25. If you ordered a t-shirt and did not pay online, please bring $18.91 to the next chapter meeting.
NATIONAL ORGAN DONOR AWARENESS COMPETITION (NODAC)
Thank you, Tyler and Caitlin, for working the table and thank you to everyone who stopped by to show their support!
On Tuesday, April 25 we will be having our senior send off and last PRSSA meeting of the year! Seniors will be receiving their cords and Rosati’s pizza will be provided!
Please follow the PRSSA social media accounts to stay up to date on news and upcoming events!
Use our chapter hashtag: #RedbirdPR
Like us on Facebook (PRSSA-Illinois State University)
Follow us on Twitter (@ilstuprssa)
Follow us on Instagram (ilstuprssa)
Follow us on LinkedIn (ISUPRSSA)
Add us on snapchat (RedbirdPR)
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask! We are here to help! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Megan Pellock - President