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  • 1. Presented by:Amanda Borne, Anna Guillot, Cara St. Amant, Brooks Levy, Stephani Chaisson, & Zac Maurer

2. Proposal

  • Interview PR professionals in the workplace to gain hands on experience and to broaden our professional networks.
  • Use online media to attract and share news with the public, potential members, current members, and members of other chapters.
  • Develop relationships with future co-workers and current professionals through regional events and workshops.
  • Forming your own chapter enhances your education, expands your professional network, and launches your career in Public Relations.

3. Professional Experience in the workplace.

  • Visit PR firms for first hand experience in the field
      • Shadow
      • Interview
      • Sit in on meetings
      • Set up internship
  • Contact the PRSSA
    • Let them know we want to create a chapter through our university
    • Ask about events and other organizations we could become involved in

4. What is a QR Code?

  • A QR code is a code used to take a piece of information from transitory media and people are able to put the code into their smart phones
      • Seen in magazines, billboards, web pages, t-shirts

5. 6. How They Benefit Us??

  • QR codes benefit our group by:
      • Public can receive our information quickly
      • Brings out curiosity for our club
      • Easy way to get out a lot of information without the use of a computer
      • Convenient and free with the download of some type of QR reader app on your smartphone.

7. Our QR Code

  • This is our QR code. If you follow this link, it will bring you to our fan page.

8. Get Connected

  • Educate and inform members to reach a larger audience using social networks.
      • YouTube
      • Facebook
      • LinkedIn
      • Twitter
  • Communicate with other schools in our chapters through social networking.

9. Screen Shot of FB Page(Amanda) 10. Webinars & Slideshare

  • conference room based seminar
  • broadcast more innovative ideas and media messages
  • A misconception of webinars.
  • Costs and budgeting
  • PRSSA workshops training courses.
  • better share ideas, trends and strategies.
  • Allows broader expansion of networking.
  • Implementing SlideShare

What is a Webinar? Using Webinars 11. WEBINARSLIDESHARE 12. Hosting a Workshop

  • Organize a Public Relations workshop with members of other established chapters
      • Gain valuable event planning skills
      • Increase knowledgeand practice when it comes to Public Relations dealings
      • Better idea of what an established chapter does
  • Things involved in hosting an event:
    • Logistics
    • Theme
    • Professionals
    • Schedule
    • Budget
    • Promotions

13. Becoming a Chapter

  • Having a chapter on your campus provides classroom experience by providing leadership, applying professional developments, news, and intelligence
  • To start a chapter at our University:
      • ENDORSE
      • ADVISOR

14. In Conclusion

  • In order to learn more about Public Relations we need to get our students involved with PR firms, events, internships, and workshops.
  • Creating a workshop and a school event can get students involved with their major in Public Relations and can get them associated with more hands on work experiences.
  • Being involved in PR events and chapters can promote professional leadership.