Chapter Meeting Minutes 11/15/16
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Tuesday, Nov. 6 – Clothing Drive
Monday, Nov. 28 – Thursday, Dec. 1 – Headshots
Wednesday, November 30 – FLY Check-in due
Thursday, Dec 1. –PRSA networking dinner
Friday, Dec. 2 – Agency tour
Monday, Dec. 5 – Ugly Christmas sweater sale (volunteers needed!)
Tuesday, Dec. 6 – Ugly Christmas sweater sale (volunteers needed!)
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. The study abroad program now counts for 6 academic credits. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Dr. Smudde: email@example.com
FleishmanHillard is accepting applications from graduating seniors for the 2016 Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship program Nov. 1 – March 1. Priority review will be given to those who apply before Feb. 1. Current fellows have had the opportunity to work on client projects, media relations, events, and new business pitches. Program includes: 6-12 month fellowship, competitive pay, challenging work experience in one of our U.S. offices, and senior level mentorship. If you are interested, please contact: DiversityFellowship@fleishman.com
Attention National Conference attendees!
If you have any questions, please contact Deja: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for coming!
UPCOMING AGENCY TOUR:
We will be visiting Golin on Friday, Dec. 2. The $10 cover is due by Tuesday, Nov. 29 to reserve your spot and the money will go towards gas for drivers. Drivers are needed, please let us know if you are interested. Sign up at chapter or contact Deja: email@example.com
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SALE:
Thank you to everyone who helped decorate our ugly Christmas sweaters! Volunteers are needed on Monday, Dec. 5 and Tuesday Dec. 6 in Fell Hall from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Please let Sydney Holland or Elizabeth Lynch know if you are interested or sign up at chapter.
It is the season of giving. We will be collecting clothing items in chapter now until Tuesday, Dec. 6. Preferably winter items such as coats, scarves, hats, sweaters, blankets, etc. The clothing items will be donated to families in need through Home Sweet Home Ministries, a local homeless shelter.
ATTENTION GRADUATING SENIORS:
Please let us know if you are graduating in December.
PRSA NETWORKING DINNER:
There will be a PRSA networking dinner on December 1 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Northfield Inn and Suites in Springfield. Sr. Director of PR Ascension, Johnny A. Smith Jr., will be discussing Driving Thought Leadership in PR. The cost to attend is $30. Please sign up at chapter.
NOVEMBER FLY CHECK-IN:
To serve in place of the bowling social, the November Fly check-in will require Fly members to meet with their fly partners outside of chapter by the end of the month. Then, snap a picture and post it to the FLY Facebook page along with a short paragraph about your progress! If you have any questions, please contact Chloe: firstname.lastname@example.org
Audie and Manny will be doing free headshots on campus, please sign up at chapter! Schedule:
Congratulations Caroline Asplund on becoming member of the week!
Keep up the good work everyone!
At our next meeting Tuesday, Nov. 29 we will be discussing political communication with Dr. Hunt! Please dress business casual.
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Jessica Grzesiak - President