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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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Meet the Speaker: Laura Cating

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Laura Cating is a native of Baton Rouge and graduate of LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication. She has spent more than 10 years working in public relations, focusing on media relations, advocacy, event planning and writing. Her passions include God, family, travel, grammar, red pens and good Louisiana food. Share your favorite part of […]

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April Member of the Month: Mark Landry

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Mark Landry is a Louisiana native and graduated from New Iberia Senior High School. Prior to attending LSU,  he served six years active duty in the Air Force and attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport, Miss. In addition to being a member of PRSSA,  Mark is also a member of  Pi Sigma Epsilon and […]

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Meet the Speaker: Ashley Berthelot-Arceneaux

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Ashley Berthelot-Arceneaux is from Plaquemine, La. She received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in creative writing from LSU, where she currently works as director of research communications in the Office of Communications & University Relations. She has placed university experts and their research in top media outlets such as the New York Times, USA Today, […]

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My experience as the PR Assistant for Dance Marathon

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This time last year a small buzz started to go around about LSU starting a philanthropy that benefits Children’s Miracle Network. I had no idea what Dance Marathon was, but after doing small research, I discovered it was similar to  Thon, Penn State’s IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon that raises funds and awareness for the fight against […]

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Hollywood Under the Oaks: PRSSA at LSU to host Regional Conference

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NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 10, 2013 FOR MORE INFORMATION Erin Kenna Public relations director Phone: 228.217.7693 Email: erinmkenna@gmail.com PRSSA at LSU to Host Regional Conference Baton Rouge, La.— Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at LSU has been selected as one of ten universities to host a Regional PRSSA Conference as part of […]

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Meet the Speaker: Melissa Thompson

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While Melissa grew up in Searcy, Arkansas, she was born in Louisiana and will forever claim it as her home.  She enjoys learning about how people communicate, both verbally and non-verbally, and holds multiple degrees in communication (BA – LSU; MA and PhD, ABD – University of Memphis).  She recently obtained her dream job at […]

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Come see, join the Diversity of Thought Campaign

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Editor’s Note: This article was written by diversity committee head and PRSSA at LSU Treasurer Emily Beck. The PRSSA at LSU Chapter added a diversity committee in Fall 2012 as a way for members to obtain a well-rounded understanding of diversity within a small group of peers. The committee has focused their efforts on writing […]