September 12th Meeting Recap

Happy Second Meeting Y’all!

Thank you to everyone who made an appearance at our meeting Monday night. For those who couldn’t make it, that’s why I’m here! Stay tuned for updates and announcements on what went down.

Don’t forget to update your voter registration to your Athens address so you are able to vote in this November’s upcoming election! If you missed out on updating, you can still do so with our fellow PRSSA bae Sam Miller!

We had students sit in at our meeting from the Leipzig program in Germany. If you are interested in getting involved with the Leipzig program you can speak to Dr. Stewart for more information. “Get excited, get involved, and go to Leipzig.”

If you are interested in getting involved with the Scripps Innovation Challenge’s public relations committee, you can email Sarah Kelly,, for more information.

It’s not too late to join the Mentor/Mentee program! Email Libby Bradford with any questions

If you are also interested in joining the Professional Mentor program and you want more information on that you can email Emily Barber with any questions,

Don’t Forget! PRSSA member dues of $80 are due to Sammie Fisher by October 10th.

ImPRessions dues are included in PRSSA dues so if you are not signed up for ImPRessions yet, I definitely recommend doing so! Their email is

If you didn’t give Jacob Sherer a shoutout for being PRSSA member spotlight, there is still time! Tweet him at @JSherer13



You never think that you can love Ohio University more than you already do until you hear a fellow bobcat and alum speak. At this past Monday’s PRSSA meeting we were lucky enough to hear the words of Liz Fiorino, Ohio University 2009 Scripps graduate.

Liz Fiorino is the Regional Marketing Director at Covelli Enterprises, AKA Panera Bread!


Since graduation Liz has worked for MARC USA. A main client she dealt with was the Rite Aid Corporation where she worked on the account management team.

Currently at Panera Liz deals with just about everything including business development, media planning, and creative direction.

Liz deals a lot with community partnerships and cause marketing throughout the year on many products, an example being the Books on the Bus Partnership.

Involvement in the Panera 2.0 Launch has also been a big part of Liz’s job. Through this, she has been responsible for improving customer experiences through the use of technology. Liz was able to work hands on with the launch of the Panera Bread loyalty card.


  • Get involved
  • Read a lot
  • Know what is happening in the industry
  • Early adopter
  • Get help with resume and tweak it often
  • Keep a portfolio of work
  • Make connections
  • Do a lot of internships
  • Be an enthusiastic learner
  • Enjoy your time in Athens and make the most of it!

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This meeting recap is brought to you by Rosie Haren! Rosie is a senior Strategic Communication major. She is also the VP of Social Affairs for Scripps PRSSA. Follow her on Twitter @RosieHaren.

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