Chapter Meeting Minute
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Thursday, Feb. 12 – Bowling night
Saturday, Feb. 14 – Carnations fundraiser
Monday, Feb. 16 – SoC Scholarship extended deadline
Feb. 16-27 – Duck Hunt
Tuesday, Feb. 17 – Deadline for dues
Career Triathlon closing ceremony
Tuesday, Feb. 24 – Tasty Tuesday: Rosati’s
Thursday, March 5 – PRSA Dinner (Peoria)
Saturday, March 21 – Regional Conference
April 6-10 – COM Week
Thursday, April 9 – Career Institute
The closing ceremony for the Career Triathlon is next Chapter Tuesday, Feb. 17. Mark Fauble is our guest speaker for the event. The prize winners will be announced.
Get Involved Interviews
Executive board members will only be available before Chapter at 7:30 p.m. on the following days: Feb. 17, Feb. 24, March 3, and March 17 for the COM 178 Get Involved project. Executive board members will not be available during other times unless special accommodations are made in advance.
COM Week 2015
COM Week 2015 is April 6–9 with 15 panels and six keynotes. This year’s theme is “Inspiring Innovation.” The Career Institute is from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 9 in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center. Please email the account if you are interested in volunteering for the event.
The next PRSA dinner is at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 5 in Peoria. We will leave from the Bone Student Center at 5 p.m. The fee is $25 for dues-paying members, and the deadline to register is Wednesday, Feb. 25.
The Loop Chicago: DIVERGENT is Saturday, March 21 in Chicago and hosted by Columbia College Chicago and Loyola University Chicago. The cost is $45 and the deadline to register is March 9. For more information, visittheloopchicago.com.
The deadline for dues is next Tuesday, Feb. 17. It is only $80 for the calendar year and includes opportunities such as National Conference, agency tours, PRSA dinners, leadership positions, and networking events. Former PRSSA members within two years of graduation may pay a reduced fee of $60 for PRSA membership. Learn more at prsa.org/joinus.
Thank you to all who attended!
Member of the Week
Congratulations to Tyler Fiesel for being member of the week for consistent meeting attendance and being an active volunteer.
Duck Hunt Challenge
The School of Communication Academic Advisement Center is hosting a duck hunt Feb. 16 – 27. Summer session ducks will be hidden around Fell Hall and contain prizes. They will also share duck location hints on social media using #DucksoftheDay. Bring all ducks to the Advisement Center in Fell 450.
WXRT-FM is looking for interns interested in marketing and promotions, digital, sales, production, and programing. Applications can be sent to Two Prudential Plaza 180 North Stetson -10th Floor Chicago, IL 60601.
Forever Redbirds is offering an internship for 2015-2016. To submit an application with a resume and cover letter or for more information, email Beth Keegan at bnsnyde@IllinoisState.edu.
There are multiples scholarship available through the School of Communication. The deadline has been extended to Monday, Feb. 16. For more information, please visit communication.illinoisstate.edu/undergrad /scholarshipsandawards.shtml
Thank you to all who attended the bowling night!
Help sell Valentine’s Day carnations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 14. Email the account if you are interested in volunteering.
Help raise money for the Chapter and eat at Rosati’s from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24.
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Jessica Grzesiak - President