Chapter Meeting Minutes: 1/19/16
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
AGENCY TEST WORKSHOP
Dr. Smudde presented on insights to the agency writing test. You can view the basics and general topics here.
Member dues are $70 for the semester and $80 for the year. Benefits include regional conference, agency tours, internship database, and many more. The final day to turn in dues is Tuesday, Feb. 23.
National Assembly meets every year to vote on changes to the national bylaws and the next National Committee. You can view the event website here. ISU PRSSA sends one delegate to National Assembly. The delegate must have junior standing or completed most of the degree requirements. Interviews will be held next Tuesday, Jan. 26, before Chapter. Email the account if you are interested.
DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MEDIA
Executive Board is looking for a Digital Media Director for the Spring semester. Duties include taking pictures of all events, serving as webmaster, managing the Chapter’s social media account, tracking MIPs, and advise the Relations Committee. Email the account if you are interested.
Winterfest is on Wednesday, Jan. 20. We are looking for volunteers to work 30 minute shifts. Members should like and share our photo on social media for PRSSA to win $100 in PIP credit.
ISU PRSSA will travel to Chicago on Friday, Jan. 29 to visit Ogilvy PR and Hill + Knowlton. The cost is $10 per traveler.
THE X FACTOR
DePaul PRSSA invited ISU PRSSA to attend “Creativity Forum: The PR X Factor” on Friday, Feb. 26 from 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Attendees will be able to attend two agency tours as well as two breakout sessions. The cost is $15 before Feb. 5 and $20 after Feb. 5. Learn more about the event here.
PRESS RELEASE COMPETITION
Members have the opportunity to write a press release about the event and receive free registration to the Creative Forum at DePaul University. The press release should follow AP Style guidelines and other style guidelines. Email the press release to the account by Feb. 2.
Members can purchase tickets for $1 for one ticket, $4 for five tickets, and $8 for 10 tickets.
NEW MEMBER NIGHT
Next week, Executive Board will present ISU PRSSA to potential new members.
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Jessica Grzesiak - President