Welcome our speaker

Cheryl Proctor-Rodgers, PR and Business Strategist, Executive Coach at A Step Ahead Consulting and Coaching, on Mar. 1!

On Mondays at 6 p.m., Scripps PRSSA at Ohio University hosts a weekly professional speaker to allow in-person networking opportunities for all members. Our Chapter prides itself on providing real-world experience matched with up-to-date educational tools in order to best prepare our members to be the best communicators after graduation.

According to the National Public Relations Student Society of America website, PRSSA is the foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications. PRSSA seeks to “advance the public relations profession by nurturing generations of future professionals.” This is the pre-professional student version of the Public Relations Society of America. 

The mission of the Hugh M. Culbertson Chapter of PRSSA is to offer members beneficial relationships with public relations practitioners and peers that facilitate the learning, acquiring and development of professional skills. Scripps PRSSA is available to any student on campus; click here to view our list of member benefits.

LEARN from weekly visiting professionals in the communications business and about scholarship and internship opportunities

CONNECT with over 10,000 students and 20,000 professionals in PR through national and regional events and through local meetings and social events

BUILD your resume by writing in our newsletter, working for our student-run firm, being a mentor, joining a committee or participating in philanthropy events

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On Monday, February 22, Scripps PRSSA welcomed Danielle Sandars, the Director of Global Employee Communications & Engagement at Converse (NIKE, Inc.). Danielle received her B.A. in Communications and Public Relations from Montclair State University. She has been a communication, employee engagement and corporate events leader for over 13 years. Before joining Converse, Danielle led corporate … Continue reading FEB. 22 – DANIELLE SANDARS, CONVERSE (NIKE)

FEB. 15 – Paul Matson, BOEING

Scripps PRSSA was ecstatic to welcome Ohio University alumnus, Paul Matson, from Boeing. Paul was former president of Scripps PRSSA in 2008-2009 before settling in Chicago post-grad. Since 2018, Paul has worked at Boeing, aerospace company, and is currently director of the content studio where he leads a global team of creative leaders, communications strategists, … Continue reading FEB. 15 – Paul Matson, BOEING

“Lessons I’ve Learned as EVP of Scripps PRSSA” By Alyssa Gormley

Folks, my time as Executive Vice President of Scripps PRSSA has been so wonderful and rewarding as I’ve been able to plan almost two semesters of virtual meetings for our Chapter. However, my time is slowly but surely coming to a close, as elections are just around the corner. I’d recommend the role of EVP … Continue reading “Lessons I’ve Learned as EVP of Scripps PRSSA” By Alyssa Gormley

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