Entertainment public relations remains a fascinating and popular topic among college students studying strategic communications. On Wednesday, January 21, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Communications Coordinator Carl Harp and Kent State University Professor Gene Shelton, former publicist to musicians such as Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson, addressed some of PRSSA Kent's questions regarding their careers and the entertainment PR industry.
Applications are open for PRSSA's 2015 scholarships and awards.
According to the national website, PRSSA offers more than $30,000 in scholarships and awards to Chapter members each year.
Very few PRSSA members apply nationally. This is an excellent opportunity to earn money toward your college education. A chart from PRSSA appears below to help you determine for which scholarships you qualify.
Did you miss National Conference but still want to travel to meet other PRSSA students across the nation? Attend a Regional Conference! Regional Conferences take place February-April throughout the country, and PRSSA Kent would like to encourage its members to attend. If you would like to receive full or partial reimbursement for your registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information BEFORE registering; reimbursement is not guaranteed. Click on the flags to learn more about each individual conference.
PRSSA Kent received the Outstanding Chapter Award at the 2014 National Conference in Washington, D.C. This award is the highest Chapter honor, presented by the National Committee as part of the Dr. F.H. Teahan Chapter Awards Program. Visit the PRSSA national website to read more about the Outstanding Chapter Award.
Read Immediate Past President Cindy Deng's reflection on winning the award, about her National Gold Key Award or Faculty Adviser Michele Ewing's induction into the PRSA College of Fellows.
Jan. 28: Darrow Meeting
Feb. 4: Crisis Public Relations
Feb. 10: The Untapped Resource: PRSSA Advisers Twitter Chat
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If you'd like to learn more about the benefits of joining, please watch this video created by Kent State's College of Communication and Information or this video created by some of our former officers.
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