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Vice President Q&A

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What made you want this position? Originally, I was going to run for a different position, but after being approached by the outgoing president about running for vice president, I changed my mind. I thought that I was not qualified to be VP, but she convinced me otherwise. I am so glad I listened to […]

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Secretary and Treasurer Q&A

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What made you want this position? Miranda: I had been involved in PRSSA for the past year and wanted to take my involvement to a new level. I enjoyed the meetings and the events that were thrown my freshman year, so it made me interested in the executive board. I’m organized and good with my […]

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Q&A with President Tara Hebert

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What made you want this position? After a very involved three years, I cared deeply about PRSSA. I decided to step up in leadership because I wanted to make a positive impact on the future of an organization that gave me so much.   What is the most demanding part of the position? What has […]

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Safety first, meetings last

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Last week, our e-board gathered at 4:30 for our bimonthly meeting held right before PRSSA meetings. We were going on about business as usual, when the TVs in the Holliday Forum flashed a message on the screens: “Tornado Warning in East Baton Rouge Parish. Take shelter.” We knew we had been under a tornado watch, […]

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For the Introverted PR Major

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A’s and B’s decorate your public relations classes. Your portfolio has everything, from press releases to proposals. You’re so active on social media that verified agencies follow you — and you’ve never missed an episode of Scandal. However, there’s just one small detail that might make you anxious: you’re an introvert. For you, that means it’s easier […]

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How PRSSA Landed Me a Job

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I joined LSU’s PRSSA chapter for the same reason many members join: to learn more about the public relations field and to network with professionals and other students. But this year, PRSSA has given me more than just a few connections and discussions. PRSSA landed me a job. At the end of each chapter meeting, […]

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Executive Board Tells All: Part Five

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The deadline to turn in executive board applications has been extended to this Friday, March 20 at 5 p.m.  Don’t miss your chance to apply for this truly incredible leadership opportunity. In the final part of our “Executive Board Tells All” series, our Service Director Sally Cox and our Fundraising Director Matthew Bagot discuss the fun and challenging experiences  they […]

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Executive Board Tells All: Part Four

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By now we hope you know that the deadline to turn in executive board applications is today at 5 p.m. With that in mind, we’re beginning to wrap up our “Executive Board Tells All” series. Part four features Public Relations Director Kelsey King and Digital Media Director Tori Ward.  This dynamic duo shares their triumphs, hardships and other experiences as executive […]

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Executive Board Tells All: Part Three

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With the deadline to turn in executive board applications being just three days away, we’re featuring the third part of our “Executive Board Tells All” series. Today we hear from ImPRint Director Taylor Christian and Chapter Historian Becca Herring as they  tell us the ins and outs of being an executive board member. Get all the details about these two positions straight from the […]