PAST EVENTs

DINNER & LEARN-
COVER LETTER WORKSHOP

We hosted a Dinner & Learn Cover Letter Workshop. Our faculty advisor, Mrs. Sims led the workshop and provided tips and practice for writing cover letters for internship and job applications.

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FALL SOCIAL-
PR BINGO

We hosted our fall social event, PR Bingo! Members got a chance to win prizes and test their PR knowledge.

NONPROFIT PR -
TB RESIDENTIAL LIVING

We had a great meeting coming up with ideas and creating deliverables for our philanthropy project with TB Residential Living.

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PR ETHICS
DINNER & LEARN

We were joined by Dr. Courtney Boman for a Dinner & Learn on PR Ethics. Dr. Boman discussed the importance of PR ethics and directed an activity with ethical case studies.

WOMEN IN SPORTS PANEL

We were joined by guest speakers Delaney Galbraith from the Worchester Railers, Stephanie Gaytan from the Texas Rangers, Amanda Rosenberg from the Philadelphia 76ers, Monique Koman from the Las Vegas Raiders and Emily Clayton of Monument Realty.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 
LUNCH AND LEARN

Justine Groeber, UA PRSSA's vice president, led a Lunch & Learn on professional development. She discussed how to expand your portfolio while working from home and gave tips to better your LinkedIn, résumé and cover letters. 

LUNCH AND LEARN WITH
BETSY QUINN

Our September Lunch & Learn held on Sept. 18 featured Betsy Quinn, partner and Global Awards director for Ketchum, who spoke to our members on how she helped Ketchum become the industry’s most awarded agency worldwide.

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PERSONAL BRANDING LUNCH AND LEARN

Katrina Waelchli, UA PRSSA's vice president of social media, led a lunch and learn about personal branding. She discussed how to keep your brand consistent across all outlets include your resume, business cards, website and social media channels.

WRITE NITE

On Nov. 8, our PRSSA Chapter rented out the top floor of Starbucks for Write Nite, an event for members to get their writing juices flowing in a safe environment. Students watched "The Incredibles 2" while writing, drinking coffee and interacting with other members. 

PRSSA NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2018

The University of Alabama Chapter took 13 members to the 2018 PRSSA National Conference in Austin, Texas. Our members attended several presentations and workshops, networked with students from across the country, and had the opportunity to explore Austin!

BIRMINGHAM AGENCY TOURS

UA PRSSA members headed to Birmingham on March 2 to tour several agencies in the city. 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SCHOLARSHIP LUNCH AND LEARN

Emily Hillhouse, UA PRSSA's vice president of diversity and inclusion, led a lunch and learn about scholarships available for multicultural and minority students. 

BENEFITS OF PRSSA
LUNCH AND LEARN

Members heard from Andrew Cook, PRSSA national president, and Briana Bryant, PRSSA regional ambassador for Alabama. The two National Committee members talked about all of the great ways to get involved with PRSSA at a regional and national level.

PERSONAL BRANDING
LUNCH AND LEARN

Our first lunch and learn of the spring semester featured Dr. Laura Lemon. She covered the ins and outs of personal and online branding!

WRITE NITE

On Nov. 16, our PRSSA Chapter headed to Starbucks for Write Nite, an event for members to get their writing juices flowing in a safe environment. Students watched "Pride and Prejudice" while writing and drinking coffee. With the opportunity to receive immediate feedback as the night went on, the goal was to have something written by the end of the movie!

TEMPORARY EMERGENCY
SERVICES SERVICE DAY

PRSSA volunteered on Nov. 12 at Temporary Emergency Services, our chapter's nonprofit partner. Members had a blast sorting and organizing donations for the TES thrift store. You can learn more about the TES thrift store here