PRSSA Meeting and Guest Speaker 2/16
Our February meeting will be held this Wednesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. in Hyland 2300. Joining us will be guest speaker and recent UWW graduate Hannah Broome. Hannah works for TTI, Inc.; parent company of Milwaukee tools. She will be sharing with us some exciting information about the company, projects the company does throughout the day, growth potential within the company, and positions available. You won’t want to miss out!
PRSSA Meeting and Linkedin Workshop 1/26
Welcome back! After the long holiday break we’re excited to get back into the swing of things here on campus. Our next PRSSA meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Hyland 2300. Join us and learn how to professionally establish yourself while looking for internships and jobs with a Linkedin workshop. Additionally, come with ideas of what else you want to see from our chapter this semester!
PRSSA Meeting 12/8- Canva Workshop and T-Shirt Design Contest
Need a break from studying for finals? Join us this Wednesday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Hyland 2100 for our final PRSSA meeting of the fall semester! We will be holding a Canva workshop and using what we learned from the workshop to make t-shirt designs afterwards. Designs will be voted on at the end of the meeting and the winner will be used on our 2021-2022 t-shirt. See you on Wednesday!
PRSSA Meeting and Guest Speaker 11/17
Join us for our next PRSSA meeting on November 17 at 6:30 p.m. in a new room, Hyland 2100. We are excited to hear from guest speaker Ron Tuazon, who is the major Account Sales Manager for Cision. Cision is a software program used by PR professionals to reach, target, and engage their clients and audiences. We hope to see you there!
PRSSA Bake Sale Success
PRSSA members kicked off their Halloweekend by hosting a bake sale on Friday, Oct. 29 from 12-3 p.m. in the University Center. Donations of Halloween themed cookies, cupcakes, donuts, and brownies were made by members. Funds will be used towards future agency tours and other chapter outings. A huge thank you goes out to everyone who donated goods, volunteered their time, or purchased from us!
PRSSA Meeting and Guest Speaker 10/20
UWW Alumni and UWW PRSSA professional advisor Heidi Fendos will be joining our chapter on Wednesday, October 20th at 6:30 p.m. in Hyland 1303 to talk about her career as a PR and Marketing Consultant and founder of FendosPR. Heidi is a content strategist and branding expert, along with being in charge of social media and reputation management. We’re excited to hear and learn from her! We will also be discussing a potential bake sale fundraiser to take place towards the end of October. We hope to see you there!
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Benefits of Joining PRSSA
Enhance Your Education: PRSSA can help you gain the experience and practical knowledge employers are seeking. We offer internship listings, competitions, scholarships, awards and leadership opportunities. In addition, PRSSA provides publications, news and social media to keep you updated on industry trends. Broaden Your Network: PRSSA can connect you to a network of peers and professionals who will become lifelong friends and mentors. We can facilitate the development of valuable relationships with future colleagues through PRSSA National and regional events, PRSSA Chapters and social media. We also provide the opportunity to meet current professionals through your PRSA sponsor Chapter, the Champions for PRSSA or by searching the PRSA member directory.…
Did You Know?
Did you know that PRSSA gives you real-life opportunities to get into actual Public Relations agencies in Milwaukee and Chicago? These agency tours allow you to interact and connect with PR Practitioners. This is also a great opportunity to network and get your foot in the door with the PR world! Make sure to check with our social media accounts regularly to find out when our next agency tour is scheduled!
Guest Speaker 11/13
Former UW-Whitewater PRSSA President Sergei Capul will be joing our chapter to discuss how PRSSA helped land him an internship and a career in corporate PR. We are very excited to see Sergei again and hear how PRSSA helped him with his career! Join us in Hyland 1303 Wednesday at 6:30!