Past Events

  • Agency vs. In House PR


    Scripps Lab
    Apr 5, 6:30pm

    Join PRSSA and Gary McCormick for an informational meeting about Agency vs. In House public relations. Following decades of experience in media, public affairs and corporate communications, in May 2016, Gary McCormick, APR, Fellow PRSA, opened his consulting firm – GMc Communications providing strategic communications and partnership development to national clients.
  • Press Release Writing Boot Camp


    Communications Building, Room 208
    Mar 7, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Learn to write press releases like a pro! Many underclassmen are not exposed to writing press releases until their junior year. As you apply to internships, writing samples are a must have. Use this workshop to get ahead of your peers and learn the ropes of public relations writing!

    Doctoral Candidate Laura Lemon, who also teaches several courses in the public relations major, will lead this workshop. She taught last year's bootcamp, and let's take advantage of her time here before she is an assistant professor at the University of Alabama starting in Fall 2017.

  • Entertainment PR


    Adam Brown Social Media Command Center
    Jan 26, 6:30pm

    Join us for a session on working in public relations in the Entertainment Industry. Wes Ramey will be our speaker for this session.

    Wes Ramey, who is the Entertainment Manager at Dollywood and also previously worked at Bristol Motor Speedway, will do the program. He has such a passion for sharing information about this area of PR.

  • How Advertising and Public Relations Work Together


    Scripps Lab
    Nov 17, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Join PRSSA & AdClub for a discussion about how advertising and public relations can work together outside of the classroom. Hear from professionals who have experience in fields where AD and PR work together!

  • Mock Interview Session with Young Professionals


    Scripps Lab
    Oct 27, 6:30pm

    Join PRSSA and young professionals for tips and tricks for your next interview. The panel discussion will be moderated by our PRSSA President, Mallory Riggins. After the panel discussion, the speakers will take volunteers and conduct short mock interviews. Learn more about this week's speakers below.

    Samantha Davis

  • PRSSA National Conference


    Indianapolis, IN
    Oct 21, 7:55pm to Oct 24, 7:55pm

    Do not miss out on the chance to join your favorite PRSSA officers and advisor at this years national conference! Visit top PR agencies and businesses in Indy and get the chance to meet and network with top PR professionals and students from around the nation.

    The cost of the conference is $310 for members, and our advisor, Dr. Palenchar, has offered to provide transportation to anyone who wants to attend! The deadline for registration is Sept. 15.

    Check out the conference website for more information!

  • Branding Yourself on Social Media


    Oct 11, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Join PRSSA for an informational workshop for branding yourself on social media. As public relations professionals, we will constantly be upholding a brand and reputation of an organization. But what about yourself?

    RSVP on our Facebook event page.