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The Public Relations Student Society of America/CSUSB Chapter

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Our Mission

  • To serve our members by enhancing their knowledge of public relations and providing access to professional development opportunities.
  • To serve the public relations profession by helping to develop highly qualified, well-prepared professionals.

PRSSA Chapter Officers

Membership Information

General Meeting Information:

Wednesdays or Fridays, see Social Media for locations

Monthly Networking:

Save the Date! Every 3rd Wednesday, Lunch-N-Learn with the PRSA Inland Empire at the Victoria Club. For more information and to RSVP...

Membership

Membership is due October 30, 2017. Please join us on OrgSync and meet with us in person prior to this date to complete your membership. Financial Assistance is available.

Upcoming Events

"Gov Night":

“Gov. Night”
To be involved in the planning of this event please email us.

Chapter Leadership Elections:

March-April 2018 for the 2018-2019 School Year

PRSSA Regional Conference "Next Generation PR":

April 6-8, California State University, Fullerton

Public Relations Banquet:

Open to all
Dinner, Games, Awards and Networking
Date: TBA, Spring 2018

2018 PRSSA Leadership Rally:

June 1-3, 2018 in Scottsdale, AZ

2018 National Conference:

October 6, 2018 
Location: TBA

History

In 1968, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) founded the Public Relations Student Society of America with the declared purpose of cultivating a favorable and mutually advantageous relationship between students and professional public relations practitioners.

The student society aims to foster the:

  • Understanding of current theories and procedures of the profession
  • Appreciation of the highest ethical ideals and principles
  • Awareness of an appropriate professional attitude
  • Appreciation of Associate Membership in PRSA and eventually accredited membership

Today The Public Relations Student Society of America has more than 8,500 members in 270 chapters on college campuses across the country. Visit the PRSSA national website.

News

PRSA Award

Congratulations to Jacob Poore, the Coyote Advertising team, and the Fall 2016 COMM 243D students who are being recognized at the 2017 Public Relations Society of America, Inland Empire Polaris Awards in the student PR campaign category for their planning and execution of the 2016 Holiday PSA Food Drive benefiting The DEN. The Polaris Awards are an annual program that recognizes the very best in strategic public relations programs and tactical execution in the Inland Empire. 

 

PRSA Award

PRSSA Chapter President, Andrea Stewart, is being recognized at the 2017 Public Relations Society of America, Inland Empire Polaris Awards in the student PR campaign category.   Stewart submitted "So Cal Yard Handbook Proposal" that was created for Western Municipal Water District while enrolled in COMM 341: Introduction to Public Relations during Spring 2017. Students who are currently working on any public relations projects at CSUSB are encouraged to submit their student projects for 2018 Polaris Awards after June 2018.

 

Students Attend National Conference

PRSSA Chapter President Andrea Stewart and Vice President Fatima Rivera-Ortiz are attending the Public Relations Student Society of America National Conference, the largest gathering of public relations students in the country. The national conference, this year, themed “The Revolution Continues,” gives our participating students the opportunity to network and to explore different sections of the public relations industry.

FAQ

PRSSA cultivates a favorable and mutually advantageous relationship between students and professional public relations practitioners.

PRSSA holds monthly meetings exploring various topics in PR, and also participates in national PR competitions for prize money and scolarships.