CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Thursday, Sept. 1 – Festival ISU
Saturday, Sept. 3 – ISU football concessions
Tuesday, Sept. 6 – New Member Night
Friday, Sept. 16 – Deadline for National Conference registration
Saturday, Sept. 17 – Deadline for PRSSA leadership position applications
Saturday, Sept 17 –ISU football concessions
Tuesday, Oct. 18 - Deadline for PRSSA membership dues
Friday, Oct. 21 to Tuesday, Oct. 25 – National Conference
MEET THE 2016-2017 EXECUTIVE BOARD:
President: Audie Lauf
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Vice President: Tyler Krivich
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National Liaison: Deja Whitt
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Director of Digital Media: Manny Carrera
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PRi Director: Andrea Casali
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Secretary: Katie Rio
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Treasurer: Chloe Kasper
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Immediate Past President: Krista Bilow
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The McLean County Chamber of Commerce is seeking an intern for the fall semester in the marketing and public relations department. Interns must work a minimum of 6 to 9 hours a week.
Intern duties include: graphic design and social media account management.
For more information please contact Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Jonathan Strupek: email@example.com
Porter Novelli located in Chicago is seeking an intern for the fall and/or spring semester. Interns must be able to work Monday through Friday for a 3 to 6 month period.
Intern duties include: developing media lists, creating press materials, and coordinating special events.
For more information please contact Account Supervisor, Michael Lilly: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship is open to all junior and senior dues paying PRSSA members studying public relations, journalism, or a related field. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation, current resume, official academic transcript, and an essay of no more than two pages explaining their commitment to public relations. The application deadline is Friday, Sept. 9.
COMING SOON: FLY PROGRAM
The PRSSA executive board is currently redesigning the Mentor-Mentee Program to better meet the needs of their members. The official FLY Program will be revealed during New Member Night on Tuesday Sept. 6. Please stay tuned!
Applications will open Tuesday, Sept. 13 and will close by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17. Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume along with their top three positions (see positions listed below) in one .pdf file to email@example.com.
PRogressive Image: TV-10 Account Executive, Cravin’ Donuts Account Executive, and The Bloomington Edge Football Team Account Executive
Relations Committee: Newsletter Chair, Blog Chair, Alumni Chair, and Graphic Design Chair.
Development Committee: Social Chair and Fundraising Chair.
PRSSA is touring Caterpillar and State Farm on Friday, Sept. 23. If you have any questions please contact Deja Whitt: firstname.lastname@example.org
National Conference is taking place in Indianapolis Friday, Oct. 21 through Tuesday, Oct. 25. Registration is $310 for dues-paying members. Attendees must register by Friday, Sept. 16. If you have any questions please contact Deja Whitt: email@example.com
There will also be a Twitter chat on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. and a Facebook LiveChat Thursday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.
Member dues are $80 for the calendar year. The deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Member benefits include: National Conference, Regional Conference, agency tours, leadership positions, access to PRSA internship center, scholarships, networking events, and PRSA dinners.
The PRSSA table needs volunteers on Thursday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. If anyone is interested in volunteering please contact Tyler Krivich: Tmkrivi@ilstu.edu
ISU FOOTBALL CONCESSIONS FUNDRAISER:
PRSSA is working ISU’s football concessions at Hancock Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 3 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 17 from noon to 5 p.m. If anyone is interested in volunteering please sign up at chapter or contact Audie Lauf: firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW MEMBER NIGHT:
PRSSA New Member Night is Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. in Schroeder 138. All are welcome! This is an opportunity for new members to learn more about PRSSA, explore our committees, get to know other members, and of course, eat lots of pizza!
Please let us know your accomplishments (internships, scholarships, awards, etc.) so that we can acknowledge all of your hard work!
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)
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Follow us on LinkedIn (ISUPRSSA)
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask! We are here to help! Email us at email@example.com
Katie Helander - President