March 09th, 2017
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Friday, March 10 – FLY Check-In due
Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April 2 – National Assembly
Friday, March 31 – Agency tour
CERTIFICATE IN PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS: STAND OUT WHEN YOU START OUT
Graduating seniors must complete the computer-based exam 6 months before graduating or 6 months after graduating. The exam cost is $150 and the recommended online study course is $50. Online study materials can also be found on www.prcertificate.org. The Certificate in Principles of Public Relations is the stepping stone to Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). If you are interested please contact Dr. Smudde: firstname.lastname@example.org
WGLT is Blooming-Normal’s Public Media and a service to Illinois State University’s School of Communication. Internships are offered in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters to undergraduate students. Internships are unpaid but can be worth 3-5 credits depending on hours worked. Internship work areas include: music programming, photography, public relations and development, reporting (news and sports), and social media. Outstanding students who successfully complete an internship may be considered for part time employment. If you have any questions or are interested in applying, please contact WGLT General Manager, R.C. McBride. RCMcBride@IllinoisState.edu
Epiphany Farms is currently looking for a Public Relations and Marketing Intern. Interns work closely with the administration office on website development, social media marketing, menu and promotion development, and performing administrative tasks. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Tools, Adobe programs, social media platforms, and web design is a plus. Students pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Graphic Design, Business Management, or a related field are ideal candidates.
Epiphany Farms is also looking for a Special Events intern. Interns in this field work closely with the Director of Special Events in planning and executing events on a variety of scales.
FLY PROGRAM CHECK-IN:
“What does leadership mean to you?” FLY members must post their response to this question on the FLY Facebook page by Friday, March 10. There is no wrong answer so don’t hesitate to share! Get Creative! These posts can include photos, videos, and/or links to add to your response. Questions? Talk to Chloe! email@example.com
PHOTOS FOR SENIOR SEND OFF AND PRSSA SCRAPBOOK:
Attention seniors! Please send in your baby photos for our senior send off!
We will also be collecting any photos from chapter meetings, agency tours, or other PRSSA events for our end of the year scrap book!
Please send all photos to Manny: firstname.lastname@example.org
UPCOMING AGENCY TOUR:
Save the date! The next agency tour is scheduled for Friday, March 31. More details to come.
If you have not signed up for a tee yet but would like one, please let Katie know ASAP!
We will be ordering chapter baseball tees! If you would like to reserve a tee, please sign up in chapter by providing your name, email, and tee size. The last day to sign up will be Tuesday, March 7. The order will be placed over Spring Break and tees will be available for pick up in chapter on Tuesday, March 21. Payment will not be collected until this date. The estimated price of tees is $16 each but depends on the total number ordered. If you have any questions please contact: email@example.com
JOIN THE ISU PRSSA EXECUTIVE BOARD 2017-2018:
Are you interested in becoming part of the ISU PRSSA Executive Board 2017-2018? It’s that time of year to start thinking about if a leadership position is in your future! Feel free to reach out to any of the current executive board members to learn more about our positions. You can also email the account directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
More details to come on the application process!
NATIONAL ORGAN DONOR AWARENESS COMPETITION (NODAC):
PRSSA we will be taking part in the National Organ Donor Awareness Competition (NODAC). The event will take place on campus April 19, 2017. We are currently looking for volunteers to join our planning committee. Please let Tyler know if you are interested! email@example.com
REGIONAL CONFERNCE: DEPAUL PR PALOOZA
Thanks for coming!
Being a member of PRSSA gives you access to potential scholarships. A full list of scholarships and application deadlines (deadlines vary among scholarships) can found here: http://prssa.prsa.org/scholarships_competitions/individual/
COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC RELATIONS TUTOR:
Need help studying? Emma Lipka is here to help! Office hours: Monday 1:30 – 3:30 Fell 116, Tuesday 3 – 5 Fell 140, Wednesday 6 – 8 Fell 116, Thursday 9 – 11 Fell 140, and Friday 12 – 2 Fell 116.
Congratulations to our Members of The Week Kendall Haeffele and Megan Pellock!
Congratulations to our Member of The Month Becca McGovern!
Keep up the good work everyone!
On Tuesday, March 21 we will be an agency test workshop!
Please follow the PRSSA social media accounts to stay up to date on news and upcoming events!
Use our chapter hashtag: #RedbirdPR
Like us on Facebook (PRSSA-Illinois State University)
Follow us on Twitter (@ilstuprssa)
Follow us on Instagram (ilstuprssa)
Follow us on LinkedIn (ISUPRSSA)
Add us on snapchat (RedbirdPR)
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask! We are here to help! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Jessica Grzesiak - President