CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Tuesday, Oct. 18 - PRSSA membership dues deadline
Friday, Oct. 21 to Tuesday, Oct. 25 – National Conference
Tuesday, Oct. 26 – No Chapter Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 26 – Windy City Weiners Fundraiser
Friday, Oct. 28 – Halloween Social
Sunday, Nov. 6 – FLY Bowling Social
STUDY ABROAD: NETHERLANDS
The summer 2017 study abroad program will be taking place at Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningon from May 24 through June 16. Classes will be taught by professors in English and will explore multicultural competence and communication, the legal financial, and political aspects of the Eurozone, and European cultures from the business perspective. The 4-week program also includes excursions to selected destinations in The Netherlands, including Amsterdam. If you are interested in learning more, there will be an informational meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Fell Hall 446. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Smudde: email@example.com
INNOVATION CONSULTING COMMUNITY:
The Innovation Consulting Community (ICC) guides students in developing a creative mindset to provide solutions to complex problems and devise innovative strategies to the for profit and not-for-profit sectors working with ICC. Employers want to hire students who possess skills developed through ICC including: professionalism, work ethic, oral and written communication, teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a part of ICC, please contact Dr. Smudde: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com if you are interested in joining the team!
General Motors (GM) in currently accepting applications 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.
Mark your calendars because PRSSA will be hosting its first chapter social on Friday, Oct. 28 at 9:30 p.m. The event will take place at Manny’s house in The Oaks. Food, beverages, music, and fun will be provided! It will cost $5 to attend and all are welcome! It is a Halloween social and there will be a costume contest, so dress to impress! If you are interested in helping with set up or break down, please contact Sydney Holland: firstname.lastname@example.org
1223 W. Hovey St. Unit 63
Normal IL, 61761
UPCOMING FLY SOCIAL:
If you are a part of the FLY program, please mark your calendars. The next FLY social will be bowling on Nov. 6 at the ISU Bowling and Billiards center. It will be $4 to participate. If you need transportation or have any questions, please contact Chloe: email@example.com
National Conference is taking place in Indianapolis Friday, Oct. 21 through Tuesday, Oct. 25. Registration is now closed. Keep up with us through our snapchat and other social media accounts! There will be no chapter meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 25. If you are attending the conference and missed the meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18 or have any questions, please contact Deja: firstname.lastname@example.org
ISU FOOTBALL CONCESSIONS FUNDRAISER:
Thank you to everyone who volunteered! More concessions fundraisers to come!
WINDY CITY WIENERS FUNDRAISER:
The Windy City Wieners fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. We need at least 20 participants to receive part of the profits. Grab your friends, eat some great food, and come show your support for PRSSA! If you have any questions please, contact Sydney Holland: email@example.com
HALLOWEEN MOVIE AND TRIVIA NIGHT:
On Thursday, Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. there will be Halloween movies, trivia, and pumpkin painting in McCormick! If you have any questions, please contact Shelby Cruse: firstname.lastname@example.org
Member dues are $80 for the calendar year. The deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 18. If you have not paid dues yet but would like to, please contact Chloe: email@example.com
Member benefits include: National Conference, Regional Conference, agency tours, leadership positions, access to PRSA internship center, scholarships, networking events, and PRSA dinners.
Congratulations Linnea Hepner on becoming member of the week!
Keep up the good work everyone!
There will be no chapter meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Chapter meetings will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 1 with a National Conference recap.
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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
Megan Pellock - President