CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Wednesday, March 18 – Mentor-mentee dinner
Saturday, March 21 – Regional Conference
Tuesday, March 24 – Real World D.C.
Wednesday, March 25 – Blackhawks jersey raffle
Friday, April 3 – Tour (Edelman and United Center)
April 6-10 – COM Week
Thursday, April 9 – Career Institute
Executive Board Applications
If you would like to apply for the 2015-2016executive board, send your resume, cover letter, ranking of your top three positions, and optional letter of recommendation in one PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is due by midnight Tuesday, March 31.
Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship
If you are interested in being an undergraduate teaching assistant for COM 178: Introduction to Public Relations, please contact Tom Lamonica at email@example.com by Friday, March 20. If you have any questions about the position, ask Cassidy, Lauren, or Bridget.
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 Career Institute.
Real World D.C.
ISU PRSSA has partnered with co-sponsor Illinois State University Student Government Association to proudly host guest speaker Randy DeCleene.
Randy is a consultant based in Washington, D.C., with nearly 20 years experience and expertise in strategic communications, public affairs, public policy, government relations, marketing, branding, executive counsel, writing, and law. He is a partner at kglobal, a Washington, D.C., based full-service communications firm, which specializes in public affairs and public relations. With an extensive and impressive career, Randy has worked for the U.S. Army, Ketchum, Ogilvy Public Relations, and was the Deputy Press Secretary for the Office of Vice President Dick Cheney.
At Real World D.C., Randy will speak about his career at kglobal, public relations in the political sphere, what life is like in Washington, and advice for young professionals with a healthy dose of wit and humor. Please bring your questions.
This event is free and open to the public. Please come and invite your friends! Food and beverages will be provided.
The next tour is Friday, April 3 in Chicago. We will tour Edelman and the United Center. A $10 deposit is needed to secure your spot, which will be returned to you the morning of the tour to give to your driver for gas. Please bring cash for parking and money for lunch. Please email the account or contact Frank if interested in attending.
A mentor-mentee dinner is tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Pub II.
Member of the Week
Congratulations to Tyler Fiesel for being member of the week for consistent attendance and Chapter involvement.
LeaderShape is a six-day interactive program of self-discovery that offers team-building activities, discussions, and group exercises. Applications are due this Friday, March 20. To learn more about this event, please visit deanofstudents.illinoisstate.edu/involvement/leadership/programs/leadershape.
Redbird Ready is a recruitment event and needs volunteers. It is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 11. There is a mandatory volunteer training session from 5 to6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1. If you would like to participate or for more information, contact Nancy Vasquez, assistant director of admissions, at 309-438-3914.
WZND is accepting interns for client services, public relations, and external relations director. Applications are due next Wednesday, March 25 and are available at wznd.com under “Work for WZND.”
ISU Alumni Relations is looking for a summer intern. For more information, contact Ashely Pritts at 309-438-1228.
The Alzheimer’s Association in Chicago is looking for a communication intern. For more information, contact Kaylin Risvold at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advocate BroMenn Medical Center is looking for a summer public affairs and marketing intern to promote wellness and health care. For more information, contact Eric Alvin at email@example.com.
The MCstrong 5k is at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 18. Volunteers, runners, and walkers are needed. If you are interested in volunteering, please as Ali Seys for the form.
We are raffling off a Blackhawks jersey next Wednesday, March 25 at Pub II. Please contact Mateo Aguirre or Katelyn Jelley if interested in volunteering. You must be 21 years old.
Katie Helander - President