Spring Semester News

PRSSA-UD has a busy semester ahead! We will be taking our members on multiple PR-related field trips, including one to New York and another to a Phillies game, and to the regional activity hosted by Penn State University PRSSA. We also have a great speaker line-up for our general meetings. Check out this tentative schedule below, and mark your calendars now! We hope you’ll join us for all the great events we have planned this semester.

FEBRUARY

–        Wednesday, Feb. 16th: Philly Ad Club “Personal Branding Boot Camp”

o   St. Joseph’s University, 6:15pm-8:15pm

§  Carpool from UD, Leave at 4:30 p.m.

o   http://www.phillyadclub.com/philly-ad-club-students-personal-branding-boot-camp-successful-interviewing.html&type=all

–        Thursday, Feb. 17th: General Meeting

o   7pm, Kirkbride

–        Week of February 21st: Want to join PRSSA-UD? Look for our dues collection areas around campus to pay your membership dues.

o   Locations and times TBA

–        Friday, Feb. 25th: Agency tour at Aloysius, Butler, & Clark in Wilmington

o   2:00-3:30pm

o   Tour AB&C, and hear about PR and agency life from CEO John Hawkins and Public Relations Coordinator Natalie Peters

MARCH

–        March 1st: Dues due to PRSSA National

–        Thursday, March 3rd: General meeting

o   Speaker TBA

–        Monday, March 14th: PRSSA Challenge

–        Saturday, March 26th: Regional activity at Penn State University

o   “The Reality of PR: A Survivor’s Guide to the Public Relations World”

o   http://prsurvivorpsu.wordpress.com/

APRIL

–        Thursday, April 7th: General meeting

o   Speaker TBA

–        Thursday, April 21st: General meeting

o   Exec. Board 2011-2012 Elections

MAY

–        Monday, May 2nd: Spring Networking Function
Yours in PRSSA,
Abby Stollar
Chapter President

Welcome to our blog!

Welcome to the new blog for PRSSA-UD! I am extremely excited for this new forum to discuss Chapter news, PRSSA-related events, and the public relations field as a whole. I hope this blog sparks discussion about trends and themes throughout the PR field, as well as provides valuable PR-related tips for all of our young professional readers!

Please check back next week for the official release of our Spring 2011 Calendar, where we will highlight all of the exciting plans we have in store for our PRSSA-UD members next semester! In the meantime, connect with us on Facebook and Twitter to get more Chapter updates and news.

All the best,
Abby Stollar
Chapter President