PRSSA Updates!

Looking for Member Monday Features!

If you are interested in being featured on our website and in our newsletter for Member Monday, email Katie Sullivan. This is a great way to get to know each other and you only have to answer a few questions!

Business Builders Club Event

On February 10th the Business Builders Club is hosting Alexis Ohanian, the founder of the popular website, who will be discussing the power of technology and how individuals can impact on the world in the 21st century.

The event will be on February 10th in Mershon Auditorium at 7pm. Tickets are free but they ask that participants RSVP at For more information you can visit our Facebook event page.

Edelman Scholarships

The application for the 2014 PRSSA DJE/Ruth Edelman Awards is now open, recognizing outstanding PR students in the United States. Winners of these awards will receive a $1,500 cash award and a three month paid internship in one of Edelman’s offices. Any interested students must be a current PRSSA member and submit an application by Jan. 31.

More info about these awards is below:

The Daniel J. Edelman/PRSSA award, named for the founder of Edelman, has been presented annually since 1990 to two active members of PRSSA who have demonstrated exceptional leadership ability, a commitment to a career in the field and contributions to PRSSA.

The Ruth Edelman/PRSSA award, named in memory of Deputy Chairman Ruth Edelman, will be awarded in partnership with Edelman’s Global Women’s Executive Network (GWEN) to recognize PRSSA student members who have demonstrated achievement in women’s leadership, women’s studies and/or contributions in the field to promote women’s issues.

Geben Newsletter

Later this month, Geben is launching A Fresh Ap[PR]oach, a weekly e-newsletter that focuses on crafting creative PR strategies and campaigns. Each week, they will share case studies that highlight how brands of all sizes – from established companies to startups and non-profits – are innovating PR best practices, plus a few tweetable tips to help you "plan smart, implement smarter." They will also include their favorite PR pros to follow for insights and creative inspiration, plus include some rotating weekly features to help you get to know "Team Geben."

Here's a link with more info!