PRSA Hoosier Chapter Annual Meeting Proxy votes are due by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11!

The election of the 2020 Hoosier Chapter Board of Directors will take place at the Nov. 13 luncheon (which serves as the chapter’s annual meeting) by majority vote of the members in good standing who are present and voting, or voting by proxy. The PRSA Hoosier Chapter Board is asking its members to vote either in person […]

2020 PRSA Hoosier Chapter Board of Directors Slate Announced

The PRSA Hoosier Chapter is happy to announce its slate for the 2020 Board of Directors! President: Kendall Horvatich Past-President: Emily Kibling, APR President-Elect: Allyson Johnson, APR Director of Operations & Research: Melissa Geitgey, APR Director of Finance: Tim Coxey, APR Director of Communications: Kristen Hay Director of Member Services: Molly Zentz, APR Director of […]

How to Recruit and Retain a PRSSA Chapter

Now that I have entered year three advising a PRSSA chapter, I have learned valuable lessons on what works and what doesn’t in recruiting and retaining a small chapter. PRSSA national requires 10 members to be an active chapter. Being naive year one, I felt this was not only achievable: it would be a piece […]

Student-Run Agency Awarded PRSSA National Affiliation

The McKinley Avenue Agency, Ball State University’s student-run strategic communications agency, was designated a Nationally Affiliated Firm by the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). The agency is now one of 26 student-run firms with that distinction across the country. According to the PRSSA website, this distinction “represents the most accomplished and successful student-run […]

The Power of the Advocate

As public relations professionals, we are tasked with producing outcomes for our clients. We arm ourselves with market research. We study the competition, analyze trends, and develop and execute campaigns to inform and inspire our target audiences. In many ways, we are advocates. More specifically, and with a few exceptions, we are outside advocates who […]

Call for Writers: 2019 PRSA Hoosier Blog

We want YOU. “Why?” you ask. We want you to learn about industry experiences, build tech skills, inform you of new trends, support your knowledge of current events, attract job offers, meet other individuals in the industry—all through blogging. 2019 is off to a rapid start, and this year PRSA Hoosier Chapter is gearing up […]

What Did You Get Out of PRSA This Year?

While PRSA aims to make us smarter, better prepared and more connected through all stages of our careers, that’s not going to happen if we sit idly by. As 2018 comes to a close, I just renewed my PRSA membership for 2019 and have taken stock of some of PRSA’s member benefits I personally took […]

Make your vote count!

PRSA Hoosier Chapter Annual Meeting Proxy votes are due by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12! A record number of Americans exercised their right to vote in the recent election. Now, the PRSA Hoosier Chapter Board is asking its members to continue the momentum and vote on the 2019 board of directors slate and proposed bylaw amendments […]

Maximizing Your Membership in PRSA through Volunteerism

Professional development and networking are two of the top reasons professionals become members of PRSA. One way to maximize your membership, garner unique professional development experience and get to know your fellow PRSA members is to serve in a volunteer role on one of our many committees. While recruitment for the 2019 committees has closed, […]

Now Open: 2019 Committee Recruitment!

Calling all volunteers! It’s time to begin committee recruitment for volunteers to help lead our Chapter in 2019. There are so many opportunities, and lots of variation in the types of positions available. This is a great way to get involved in the Chapter, network with peers, and give back to your profession. You can […]