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Why PR is the best profession

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Public relations is absolutely the best career, in my humble opinion. PR is in everything. It is one of only a few professional positions that is found in nearly every industry and business. That is what makes the PR degree incredibly exciting; the opportunities are limitless and unbounded. Many public relations practitioners will tell you […]

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Confessions of a First Time Event Planner

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The event planning industry is no easy feat. Though it is often overlooked or underestimated, the amount of work that truly goes into pulling off events with no disasters or explosions is remarkable. Through my experience in helping to plan the Dine Like A Professional event hosted by PRSSA at LSU, I have gained a […]

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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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Crafting a Career Storybook

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“What is your greatest triumph?” “Tell me about a time you failed.” “Are you a team player?” All of these hypothetical interview questions require examples, or real life stories, as support. But for most 20-somethings, figuring out your greatest triumph is a bit daunting. We all have applicable successes and failures – it comes from […]

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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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How to maintain a balanced life

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Students are constantly swamped with schoolwork, internships, and trying to maintain a social life. At least one of these things often gets neglected throughout the semester for most students. Grasping the idea of a work-life balance can be hard, especially for public relations professionals as our work often comes home with us. Do you need […]

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PRotecting Future Tigers: March for Babies 5K

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PRotecting Future Tigers will wrap up this year serving the Baton Rouge March for Dimes on Saturday, April 27. We encourage members to participate in this event by either joining in the walk or by volunteering during one of three available shifts. Members who volunteer will be provided with an official March for Babies volunteer […]