September 12th, 2017
2017-18 EXECUTIVE BOARD CONTACTS:
Victoria Jackson, President:
Phone: (847) 610-0709
Sydney Velez, Vice President:
Phone: (618) 513-4674
Alex Ehioba, Director of Digital Media
Phone: (630) 234-6199
Bobby Leahy, PRi Director and Treasurer:
Phone: (630) 918-1529
Katie Helander, Secretary:
Phone: (815) 354-3120
Dr. Peter M. Smudde, Ph.D., APR, Faculty Advisor
Lewis Eric Pryor, APR, Professional Advisor
WHAT IS PRSSA?
WHY JOIN PRSSA?
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
The YWCA of Mclean County is accepting applications for several internship positions including Marketing and Public Relations, Social Media, Videography, and Event Planning. Descriptions of each position are below.
Joyrun is a mobile app that rewards you for doing favors and food runs for friends. They are looking for paid marketing interns to work 10-15 hours/week.
Country Financial is now accepting applications for paid internships in Public Relations, Advertising, and Internal Relations.
White House Internship Program – Deadline Sept. 8 for spring internship, summer internship application opens Nov. 29
*If you know of any internships that would be valuable to our members, please email email@example.com
INNOVATIVE CONSULTING COMMUNITY
Thank you to all who applied. Positions will be announced at our next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
PRogressive Image Positions:
Member dues are $80 for the calendar year. The deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 17. Member benefits include the opportunity to attend national and regional conferences, agency tours, leadership positions, access to the PRSA internship center, scholarships, networking opportunities, and more. Please turn money in (cash or check) to Bobby Leahy.
National Conference is taking place in Boston Friday Oct. 6 through Tuesday, Oct. 10. Registration is $310 for dues paying members. The registration deadline has been extended to Sept. 15.
National Conference is a great opportunity to network with other students and professionals, attend chapter and professional development sessions and workshops, listen to guest speakers, and visit local agencies. Students have the opportunity for potential reimbursement by participating in fundraising efforts.
Questions? Contact Tori Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
PRSSA’s first tour of the semester will be in downtown Chicago on Friday, Sept. 15. We will be visiting Golin and Edelman, the #1 and #5 top PR agencies in the world!
Questions? Contact Sydney Velez email@example.com
PRSSA will be working two of ISU’s football concessions at Hancock Stadium. Games are on Saturday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 21. If you are going to National Conference, you must attend both events to qualify for reimbursement.
Questions? Ask Tori Jackson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please let us know your accomplishments (internships, scholarships, awards, etc) so we can acknowledge your hard work! Email to: Katie Helander email@example.com
T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST
Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org for the chance to have your design be on our 2017-18 Chapter t-shirt. The winner will receive a free t-shirt! Designs must include our Chapter logo, and are due by Sept. 12.
Follow us on social media to stay up to date on news and upcoming events!
If you have any questions, contact us at email@example.com!
See you at our next meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. in Schroeder 138!
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Jessica Grzesiak - President