PRSA Partners with News Literacy Project to Create Programming Exclusively for PRSA and PRSSA Members

PRSA, the nation’s leading professional organization serving the communications community, and the News Literacy Project, the nation’s leading provider of news literacy education, have partnered to create a series of webinars exclusively for PRSA and PRSSA members. Under the heading of “Are You as News Literate as You Can Be,” these three sessions are designed to strengthen communications professionals’ effectiveness in counseling clients, improve their ability to recognize and battle disinformation, and incorporate news literacy into their overall strategies and daily practice. “We are all in the news business, whether…

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PRSSA Named Finalist in Ragan’s CSR & Diversity Awards for Mentorship Program with FINN Partners

PRSSA, the foremost organization for students interested in the public relations and communications fields, was recently named a finalist in Ragan’s CSR & Diversity Awards. The awards recognize influential communications work making a positive difference and efforts making the world safer, healthier, more equitable and sustainable. The organization, alongside integrated marketing agency FINN Partners, earned a finalist spot in the Industry Partnership/Alliances category for its mentorship program – “Partners for Diversity: The Internship Preview” – which the two organizations first initiated in February 2021. Winners will be announced during an…

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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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