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Welcome to our newest sponsor, Sprinklr!!

By Steve Radick, Chapter President One of the things that Dan Sprumont (our Sponsorship Chair) and I have been talking about this year is really upping our sponsorship efforts. And not just in terms of securing more sponsors, but in identifying more sponsors like Waynesburg, Point Park, WVU –...

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Plank Center Fellowship Series (2 of 3): A Research Refresher Improves More than just Skills

Photo courtesy of DEVENEY By Dr. Brittany Rowe-Cernevicius RACE, ROPE, RPIE or ROSIE—whichever acronym you recall from your “Intro to PR” class, most likely you remember it begins with research and ends with evaluation.  Getting students to understand the key role that re...

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PRSA Pittsburgh is Headed Back to Buckhead Saloon for YP Game Night!

By Morgan Koter Community. What do you think of when you hear this word? It’s a word often associated with home towns, school districts, comfort and a tight-knit group of people, but the word community resonated with me far beyond that, as a recent college graduate. As a student at the U...

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Plank Center Fellowship Series (1 of 3): School’s Not Out for Summer 

By Dr. Brittany Rowe-Cernevicius What do you do for a living?  I’m a college professor.  That must be great—you get the summers off! Well, nothing could be further from the truth. Many of us spend our summers catching up on our scholarship and getting ready for the upcoming...

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Practitioner Profile: Kelley Skoloda

Tell us about your academic background (college, major, degrees) I have a BA in Business Management from Seton Hill, where I proudly served on the Board of Trustees for 12 years, and then, immediately after undergrad, went on to earn my MBA at the Katz School of Business at Pitt.  I have two...

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PRSA Pittsburgh Member Selected for The Plank Center Summer Fellowship

Photo courtesy of Westminster College PRSA Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that one of its own members, Dr. Brittany Rowe-Cernevicius, has recently been selected for the seventh annual Fellowship for Educators program of The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations.  Rowe-Cernevicius...

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Calling All Pittsburgh-Area Non-Profit Organizations

PRSA Pittsburgh is now accepting proposals from Pittsburgh-area non-profit and not-for-profit organizations that are in need of pro-bono public relations, marketing and communications assistance. Here’s the scoop: Under the direction of Public Service Chair Katie Wilson, a Public Service Com...

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Pokémon Go and its Impact on the Media and Marketers

By Jordan Mitrik Photo via YouTube Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past week, you’ve probably come across while scrolling through your social media feeds or gazing at the television screen about the recently launched mobile game Pokémon Go.  For those of ...

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PRSSA Students: 5 Ways to Remain an Active Member During Summer

By Maura Fenske Summer is the perfect time for many things: taking a break from school, gaining experience in your field and especially becoming a better PRSSA member. Whether or not you have a summer internship or a job, staying active in PRSSA is vital. With four months off school, you have tim...

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Q2 Highlights: Our President Got a Puppy!

In the midst of vacations, picnics, summer home improvements and refilling their coffee mugs to stay awake for it all, the 2016 Board came together at the end of June to review the Chapter’s latest works and continue to plan for upcoming programs and initiatives.  Aside from gaining ne...

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