PRSSA -Daniel Thornburgh Chapter

"Advancing the Profession and the Professional"

Meets every Monday at 6 p.m. in the Effingham Room of the Martin Luther King University Union, unless otherwise announced.

Executive Board meets every Monday at 5 p.m.

The Public Relations Student Society of America is a national organization that cultivates the relationship between students and professionals in a mutually benefitial manner.

PRSSA Mission

* To serve our members by enhancing their knowledge of public relations and providing access to professional development opportunities;

* To serve the public relations profession by helping to develop highly qualified, well-prepared professionals.

PRSSA Benefits:

Awards and Scholarships
Help PR students while in college. The different awards and scholarships can be found on the PRSSA website.

Travel Opportunities
Students have the opportunity to attend three different professional and leadership programs that take them all over the states. The National Assembly, National Conference and Regional Activities are aimed at providing the students with opportunities to network with other students, professionals and develop their skills.

PRSSA Communications
Once students become a member of PRSSA they will recieve the FORUM, a national newspaper, PRSSA-Talk, and National Mailings.

PRSA Affiliation
The relationship with students and the professionals starts upon becoming a member of PRSSA. Networking becomes much easier by being able to attend the PRSA meetings at a discounted student price. Once students graduate the PRSA Associate Membership is available at a discounted price for two years.