St. Edward's PRSSA Chapter

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Picture slideshow detailing the benefits and opportunities within PRSSA (The Public Relations Student Society of America)

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<ul><li> 1.</li></ul> <p> 2. 3. 4. 5. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<br />MEDIA CONTACT: <br />Blaire Kniffin<br />PR Director PRSSA<br />(512) 415-5049<br />bdkniffin@gmail.com<br />St. Edwards Organization Attends National Public Relations Conference in Washington D.C. <br />Austin, TX October 22, 2010 The local St. Edwards chapter of The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) sent four members of their executive board to The PRSSA National Conference held in Washington D.C. this year. <br />PRSSA National Committee hosts a conference every year intended to provide vast opportunities for students from all over the country to further their knowledge on different aspects of public relations. <br />This years program is jam-packed with sessions to keep you on top of industry trends, networking opportunities to meet students and professionals, and an exciting evening social Nick Lucido, PRSSA National President said. There isnt anything else like the people, press, and politics of National Conference in Washington, D.C. Embrace every networking and development opportunity youll receive during the next five days. <br />The St. Edwards group left bright and early the morning of October 14th excited and ready to network with 1,000 other public relations students and professionals.<br />The conference began Friday morning with development sessions designed to generate new ideas for each chapter to implement locally. The weekend continued with discussions and speaker panels all designed to further each students knowledge about the public relations profession. The conference came to an end Monday evening with an awards ceremony and one last opportunity to network , learn and share new ideas at the farewell lunch Tuesday morning. <br />The students arrived back on campus late Tuesday night exhausted and filled with ample amounts of knowledge and new ideas to share with the St. Edwards PRSSA Chapter. <br /></p> <ul><li>###-</li></ul> <p>The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)is a national organization with chapters all over the United States that aims to cultivate a favorable and mutually advantageous relationship between students and professional public relations practitioners. The St. Edwards Chapter focuses on understanding current theories and procedures of the profession both in the classroom and the community, meeting and learning from professionals in the field, and awareness of an appropriate professional attitude. <br /></p>