March 19 Meeting Recap

Announcements:

Tweet with us at #ScrippsPRSSA.

It’s not too late to blog! Email Brigitte (bm179214@ohio.edu) for more information.

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1804 Communication leadership applications are now open.

Bateman is officially over! Check out this recap.

Run for Eboard! Applications are due March 25 by 8 a.m.

Have Eboard design your resume! 

Come to our annual St. Patty’s social on Thursday night.

If you are interested in participating in the Organ Donor Awareness Competition, submit your resume by this Friday at 5 p.m.

Outstanding graduate competition winner: Erin McMahon

Member spotlight: Hannah Pridemore

Our very own Alyssa made national committee! Send her a giant congratulations!  

Sign up to go to the Laurels Nursing Home and play games next Thursday.

 

This week we welcomed Jarrett Dunbar PR Lead at Nationwide.

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Key points:

  • Jarrett graduated with a broadcast journalism degree and had no PR training.
  • Corporate allows you to use the resource of a fortune 100 company to do good in the community.
  • You can do a lot of good by yourself, but you can reach unimaginable goals when you partner with others.
  • Case study- Dale and Amy Earnhardt Fund:
    • Dale has been with Nationwide since he was 16 years old and Nationwide Children’s Hospital is the prime beneficiary from Nationwide.
    • The Nationwide team introduced Dale to the hospital when they announced their partnership and they created the patient champion program. This gives the sick children a chance to meet him and go to races.
    • Nationwide named room after Dale and Amy and had patient champion press conference.
    • There is now a Dale and Amy Earnhardt Fund that allows them to continue working with hospital even though he is retired.
    • Events like these generate massive media coverage and also do good.
  • You have to find a passion that keeps you coming to work each day.
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