PRSSA and Finn Partners Launch Mentorship Program to Prepare Students of Diverse Backgrounds for Careers in Communications

PRSSA, the foremost organization for students interested in the public relations and communications fields, announced today that it has joined with Finn Partners to create a dedicated mentorship program for PRSSA members from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs). The program addresses the lack of diversity in the public relations industry, by pairing 50 students of diverse backgrounds with professional mentors that can provide valuable guidance as they launch into their careers. Participating students will also have the opportunity to apply for future internship opportunities, which…

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PRSSA Announces 2020-2021 National Committee Following First-Ever Virtual Leadership Assembly

PRSSA, the foremost organization for students interested in the public relations and communications fields, announced today the election of its 2020–2021 National Committee following its Leadership Assembly, which was held virtually on April 23 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Assembly was initially set to take place April 16-19 in Scottsdale, Arizona. More than 110 universities from around the world were represented during the virtual meeting. Under the circumstances of COVID-19, the election process took place remotely and all candidates running for office were required to send their…

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