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Introduction to Cal State Fullerton PRSSA


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Introduction to Cal State Fullerton PRSSA

  1. 1. CAL STATE FULLERTON PRSSA Explore. E x p a n d. Excel.
  2. 2. Who We Are <ul><li>Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PRSSA is a pre-professional organization designed to prepare students for a career in public relations. As a student organization, we provide our members with educational and networking opportunities to give them a better understanding of the public relations profession. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Who We Are <ul><li>1 adviser– Dr. Dean Kazoleas, APR </li></ul><ul><li>108 dues-paid members </li></ul><ul><li>10 executive board members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>President – Christa Keizer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vice President – Cecy Padilla </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finance Director – Traci Speir </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative Director – Jennifer Nguyen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy Director – Simon Oh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development Director – Natalee Vicencia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Events Director – Jay Camarillo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fundraising Director – Kristina Bello </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publicity Director – Kristin Garlick </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach Director – Karla Nieto </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What We Do <ul><li>Meet twice monthly on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Fall 2010 & Spring 2011 speaker topics included </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green PR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Care PR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entertainment PR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversity Panel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni Panel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports PR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more! </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Speakers
  6. 6. Member Benefits <ul><li>Access to PRSSA Job Center </li></ul><ul><li>Great networking opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Discount to OC/PRSA events and National Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Internship/scholarship opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Event planning/writing experience </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor program with OC/PRSA </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ethics Advocacy
  8. 8. PRSSA 2010 National Conference <ul><li>18 of our members attended PRSSA National Conference in fall 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Four-day public relations conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development Sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapter Development Sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awards Night </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CSUF took home the Plank Center Ethics Advocacy Award! </li></ul>
  9. 9. PRSSA 2010 National Conference
  10. 10. What We’ve Done <ul><li>PRSSA 2011 Regional Activity: “So You Want to be a PR Pro” – Feb. 25-26, 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our Chapter submitted a bid and was chosen among 12 others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More than 100 students from schools across California in attendance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-day PR conference with Southern California theme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speakers Included: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brian O’Connor, Cunard Line </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dennis Foley, OC Register </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lisa Kanazawa, Disneyland </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scott Cobett, Oakley </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Heather Wong, Sprint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More than 9 months of planning, and lots of hard work! </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. PRSSA 2011 Regional Activity
  12. 12. What’s Next? <ul><li>COMM Week Fashion Show – April 27, 7 p.m. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You’re Invited! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Edelman agency tour – May 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Fall: PRSSA 2011 National Conference: Orlando! </li></ul><ul><li>Join us at! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank You SOAR-CICC! <ul><li>Thank you to SOAR-CICC for funding our members to attend National Conference this year. We very much appreciate your support! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Questions? <ul><li>Thank you for listening! </li></ul><ul><li>Become a member at </li></ul><ul><li>Follow us online </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>