March 20th Meeting Recap

This week we loved hearing from Emily Parker, the director of communications for the Cincinnati Bengals. If you missed the meeting, we missed you too! Here are some notes to catch up:

Announcements

***FLASH SALE*** PRSSA/ImPRessions t-shirts are ONLY $10 for the rest of March!

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Juniors and seniors: Sign up for Scripps’s mock interviews on March 27 from 9am-3pm in Schoonover. Slots go on a first come, first served basis, so be sure to reserve your session now! Dress professionally and bring a copy of your resume.

Scripps Innovation Challenge pitch day is March 27 at 3pm in Walter Rotunda.

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Apply for the Student Alumni Board’s Leaving a Legacy scholarship by April 1. The application for the $700 scholarship is open to rising seniors with a 3.0 or above.

Email Jennica (jl390412@ohio.edu) to write for PR Success. The deadline to sign up and/or inquire is this Sunday, March 26. This is a great opportunity to gain some portfolio pieces and get your name out there to alumni who can connect you to jobs and internships!

The annual PaRtners Conference for all Central Ohio PRSSA chapters is on Saturday, April 8, at Ohio Northern University. Register for the event here!

Get ready for the PRSSA/ImPRessions end of the year banquet! We’ll have it on April 9 from 1 to 3pm in Schoonover 450.

Woof & Wine tickets for Saturday, April 2 (Mom’s Weekend) are almost sold out! Get your tickets here.

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Applications for 1804 Communications AE/BOD are due this Friday, March 24. Congrats to Allison Arnold on earning the position of Managing Director!

 

Speaker Emily Parker told us about how her wide range of skills developed during her time working at newspapers and PR agencies, combined with her love of sports, led her back to her hometown of Cincinnati to work for the Bengals. She loves that PR is an exciting industry in which you can constantly see the results of your hard work. She also made a reminder to stay open-minded to experiences because any job you take on can make you more qualified if you have the right mindset.

See you on Monday!

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This week’s meeting recap is brought to you by Alex Corsi. Alex is a senior strategic communication major. Follow her on Twitter @ACorsi17!

 

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