Today we worked on personal branding and looked at examples of online portfolios. Links are at the bottom.
PRSSA Membership dues ($75, cash or check) are due by Friday, February 23 in the PRSSA mailbox in Kedzie 105. Ensure "Kansas State" appears on the check in the memo field.
KC PRSSA Summit is on March 9 in Kansas City from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Best Conference Center at University of Kansas, Edwards Campus. The PRSSA Summit is a one-day student conference hosted by the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. There will be multiple guest speakers, resume workshops, and a professional panel. Breakfast and lunch are provided. RSVP by Feb. 28 and register yourself. If you register yourself, you will be reimbursed $10 for the $25 dollars.
Media and Communications Meet Up (formally known as JMC Professionals Day) is on March 8 from 5:30-7:30 in the Berney Family Welcome Center.
Current Events: MoonPie and Wendy’s Twitter interaction • Wendy’s PR done by VLM in KC
PRSSA Semester Schedule • Next meeting is a guest speaker on Feb. 19
PRSSA Scholarships due in February
Scholarships extended toFeb. 8 at 5 p.m.
A.Q. Miller Chiller -Feb. 12 from 4-5 p.m. to network, ask questions, view portfolios, etc.
KC Summit - One day conference on Friday, March 9. $25 for dues-paying members, $35 non-paying members. We will carpool to KC together.
Mindfire Account - dues paying members will receive an email from Mindfire/Ronald Tolson with the first challenge within the few days. • Program hosted by Ketchum (global PR agency) - each member has profile which allows you to fill out “challenges” (PR problems) and you submit answers. The winner of the challenges gets $100.
Regional Conferences - less than $100 for conference registration and fees • April 6-7 in Omaha, NE - same weekend as K-State Open House. • April 13-14 in Springfield, MO - a little further away, a little more expensive.
We’re looking for bloggers for our website: contact Brigette at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested!
Fundraising in the works for the upcoming semester - details to come on how to be apart of the committee.
Looking for a fundraising chair assistant
Meetings with guest speakers: we’d like to dress in “snappy casual” - so jeans and a nice top! Looking sharp will make good impressions with guest speakers and brings an air of professionalism.
We'll see you at our next meeting February 19 at 5:30pm in the Kedzie library!