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October Chapter Meeting


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Elon PRSSA's first chapter meeting of the school year. Learn about chapter objectives and ways to get involved. Dues for Fall 2010-2011 membership is due on Tuesday October

Elon PRSSA's first chapter meeting of the school year. Learn about chapter objectives and ways to get involved. Dues for Fall 2010-2011 membership is due on Tuesday October

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  • Exec board introduces themselves.
  • Amanda
  • Lianna
  • Alanna
  • Kristen (explain the purpose of our survey.)
  • Michelle
  • Carolyn
  • Lianna will announce
  • Trey
  • Lianna
  • Transcript

    • 1. Welcome to Elon’s Public Relations Student Society of America!(PRSSA)
    • 2. PRSSA in a Nutshell
      Our #1 objective is to help you get an internship and/or find a job.
      We help you understand the evolving PR industry, build real world skills and make it FUN.
      We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 4:15pm in McEwen.
      Workshops on the last Tuesday of every month in McEwen 108.
    • 3. Goals & Objectives
      Foster a cohesive and engaged chapter membership.
      Increase Elon PRSSA’s presence on Elon’s campus.
      Create better relationships with local PRSSA chapters and on-campus organizations.
      Maintain and promote the new PRSSA blog.
      Increase the value of our organization by offering the highest quality of services and resources to our membership.
    • 4. New Initiatives
      The Elon PRSSA Blog
      Current events
      Job help
      Local opportunities
      Interview professionals
      Elon PRSSA’s promise: Host professional or alumni speakers at every chapter
      Monthly workshops
      This month: The World of PR and Advertising with Dan Haygood
    • 5. Survey Time!
    • 6. Points System
      with Michelle Illar
    • 7. Sign-up for the Bateman Competition
      National case study competition.
      Client: Ally Financial’s financial literacy program
      Develop and implement a public relations campaign
      Students of all grades may apply
      Questions? Email Dr. Ward Johnson at
      Please let Dr. Ward Johnson if you’re interested in Bateman by Friday, Oct. 22
    • 8. Design the new PRSSA t-shirt!
      Designs due by next Chapter meeting
      Tuesday, November 9th
      We’ll be voting then!
      Submit your designs to Chapter Vice President Carolyn VanBrocklin at
    • 9. Social Marketing and Measurement
      Presented by A.K. Wilkinson and Ken Luck
      Account Executives at RLF Communications
    • 10. Next Month’s Alumni Speaker
      Sarah Findle
      Account Coordinator at Howard, Merrell & Partners in Raleigh, N.C.
      Social Media and Hispanic Marketing specialist
      Former historian for Elon PRSSA
      Fun fact: Sarah was Elon’s Homecoming Queen in 2009
    • 11. How to Join Elon PRSSA
      PRSSA dues: $60 for a one-year membership
      Elon PRSSA dues are due to our treasurer onTuesday, October 26.
      Only cash and checks accepted
      Please make checks out to “Elon PRSSA”
      Please submit dues in envelope to:
      Trey Newstedt
      Campus Box 6718
    • 12. Sign-up!
      Please let us know if you would like to be a part of our blogger team. Email Director of Chapter Membership Michelle Illar at if you’re interested.
      Make sure you signed the attendance sheet so we can remind you about our membership deadline.
      For more information about our Chapter, visit