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Helping 1,200+ Brands Rewire Themselves for a Customer-First World

[ This is a post from our sponsor, Sprinklr. Each month, they’ll be delivering you with some insights into how you can use technology to make your marketing more efficient and effective. ] By now, most global businesses recognize social media as a viable communication channel. It’s...

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Soft Skills Help Young Professionals Win

By Dan Sprumont, Jessica Franklin and Jordan Mitrik The world is full of qualified and experienced young professionals vying for a finite number of desirable career opportunities. Their resumes are filled with highly coveted degrees, certifications, publications, technology stacks and big brand nam...

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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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7 Strategies to Survive Your New Job

By Dan Sprumont, Jessica Franklin and Jordan Mitrik Professionals are changing jobs at higher rates than ever before. With every job change comes the excitement of new opportunities, new people and a new environment. But let’s be honest. With every change also comes the anxiety of new challen...

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Plank Center Fellowship Series (3 of 3): Your Assignment…

By Dr. Brittany Rowe-Cernevicius It’s hard to believe that two weeks has come and gone. My Plank Center Fellowship expanded my knowledge of the field, refreshed some of my professional skills and provided me with plenty of experiences to share with my students. I left New Orleans wishing...

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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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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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