August 29th Meeting Recap

‘Twas LIT. These two words pretty much sum up our first meeting of the 2016-2017 school year, thanks to Aaron Brown and all of our wonderful members, new and old! DON’T FORGET THAT WE DON’T HAVE A MEETING NEXT WEEK DUE TO LABOR DAY!! Below I’ve listed some information for you in case you missed out on this week’s meeting or just need a refresher!


Get Involved

Follow our hashtag during or after meetings #ScrippsPRSSA. You won’t regret it!

Join a committee! It’s a wonderful way to get involved and gain experience. Here are your options:

PRSSA is hosting a game night! Join all the coolest PR Stars for a night of fun and competition at 8:30pm. The event will be held at 70 Stewart St. Apt C (Rosie and Libby’s house). Can’t wait to see you there!


Join the PR team for the Scripps Innovation Challenge! It’s great experience! Contact Sarah Kelly for details and questions (

Join the mentor/mentee program both within the chapter and with our professional advisers! You won’t regret it.

PRSSA National Conference in Indianapolis is coming up! It will be held October 21-25.

  • Info sessions will be held September 6 and 7 at 7pm in Bentley 120. Come one, come all!



Pay them by October 10th and you’ll be in for a whole lot of benefits that will make you jump for joy! Here are the benefits:

  • Networking trips
  • Scholarships and awards
  • Regional and national events
  • PR Bootcamp
  • Internship database
  • Mentor/Mentee programs
  • Executive Board

PRSSA Office

Our NEW office dedicated to all things PRSSA is located in Baker 318. Come say hi!!


Today’s speaker was Aaron Brown, Senior Vice President at Fahlgren Mortine in Columbus!

Aaron talked mostly about being tenacious in the marketing and communications field. Here are his tips for acting tenaciously:

  • Demonstrate curiosity
  • Take notes
  • Connect dots
  • Anticipate engagement
  • Take risks
  • Work a plan

Here are the outcomes of acting tenaciously:

  • Gain eye contact
  • Earn more opportunity
  • Influence decisions
  • Ability to make better choices


Stay in touch with Aaron Brown by following him on Twitter @abrownFM and connecting with him on LinkedIn. He swears by hiring Scripps kids because we’re obviously the best!

Peace, love and see you Monday, September 12th in the Friends of the Libraries room!

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