Tag Archives: PRSSA
When I first started this blog, one of the first events I covered was the PRSSA Regional Conference held at Penn State in 2011. Now, two years later, Penn State is hosting another Regional Conference: GONE GLOBAL: PRofessionals AROUND THE WORLD. It seems fitting that this time around, I am on the executive board and […]
This month has marked the beginning of my last Spring semester at Penn State. In order to graduate in December, I am currently taking 20 credits.
Our November general meeting for PRSSA featured Jen Eury, the director of alumni relations at Smeal College of Business. Eury received her master’s degree in higher education and her bachelor’s degree in ad/pr, both from Penn State. She is now a Ph.D. candidate studying higher education, with a minor in management and organization at Penn State. We […]
Sunday began with a keynote panel, “Meet the living legends of public relations.” The panel featured Fred Cook and Peter Debrency. Cook is the CEO and President of GolinHarris. Debrency is the former Vice President of Corporate Relations at Allstate Insurance and is now a consultant at Gagen MacDonald. The two discussed the things they […]
During the final breakout session I attended on Saturday, Virgil Scudder gave his list of ten essential tips for a successful public relations career. Scudder is the president of Virgil Scudder & Associates, Inc. He is an expert in media training, having counseled executives in 26 countries on five continents since 1977. Scudder started his […]