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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

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October Chapter Meeting

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