CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Saturday, Oct. 15 – Concessions fundraiser
Tuesday, Oct. 18 - PRSSA membership dues deadline
Friday, Oct. 21 to Tuesday, Oct. 25 – National Conference
Friday, Oct. 28 – Halloween Social
Sunday, Nov. 6 – FLY Social
BATEMAN CASE COMPETTION:
The Bateman Case is PRSSA’s premiere national case study competition for public relations students. This is an opportunity for students to apply their education and experience as they work towards developing a campaign to change the culture of mental health in America. PRSSA is currently searching for a team of 4 to 5 dues-paying members. The team must register by Nov. 7. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining the team!
General Motors in currently accepting application for its summer 2017 internship in Detroit. Intern roles include media relations, internal communications, speech writing, event planning, and other aspects of public relations. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be currently pursuing a degree in communications, journalism, or public relations (preferably), and be willing to relocate as job assignments will be located in metro Detroit. The deadline for the application is Oct. 25. GM recruiters will also be on site at National Conference. For a list of 2017 internships and instructions for applying please visit: www.gmcommsinternships.com.
GET INVOLVED PROJECT:
If anyone needs questions answered for the COM 178 Get Involved Project, please arrive to chapter by 7:30 p.m. Meetings will continue before chapter until the week before the assignment is due.
Mark your calendars because PRSSA will be hosting its first chapter social on Friday, Oct. 28. The event will take place at Manny’s house. Food, beverages, and fun will be provided! It will cost $5 to attend and all are welcome! It is a Halloween social, so dress to impress!
UPCOMING FLY SOCIAL:
If you are a part of the FLY program, please mark your calendars. The next FLY social will be on Nov. 6. More information to come next week!
National Conference is taking place in Indianapolis Friday, Oct. 21 through Tuesday, Oct. 25. Registration is now closed. If you are attending, you MUST let Deja know so that we can plan accordingly. There will be an informational meeting after chapter on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Deja Whitt: DWhitt@ilstu.edu
ISU FOOTBALL CONCESSIONS FUNDRAISER:
PRSSA is working ISU’s football concessions at Hancock Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. If anyone is interested in volunteering, please sign up at chapter or email email@example.com.
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.
Congratulations LaShaun Shipp on becoming member of the week!
Keep up the good work!
At the next PRSSA chapter meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18 we will continue the second half of the pitching workshop, this time with the professors! Please dress business casual!
Please follow the PRSSA social media accounts to stay up to date on news and upcoming events!
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ADD US ON SNAPCHAT:
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If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask! We are here to help! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie Helander - President