Welcome, Gophers!

We are the University of Minnesota chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), formally known as Willard Thompson PRSSA.  Our mission is to serve students of communications and public relations by enhancing their knowledge of public relations and providing access to valuable professional development opportunities.

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2018 Winter Trip to Atlanta, GA


Next Meeting

  • “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” – Finding your path in PR
    Guest speaker Aaron Komo, Social Engagement Specialist, Carmichael Lynch and Carmichael Lynch Relate
    Wednesday, September 26

    5:30 p.m.
    Murphy Hall 100

Upcoming Events

 

See our other speakers and events on our Events Calendar.


Announcements

  • September 19, 2018 – DR. WILLARD THOMPSON SCHOLARSHIP
    • The Dr. Willard Thompson Scholarship is an annual scholarship given to three PRSSA students in affiliated MN PRSA chapters. Must be a PRSSA member to apply. Must be a junior or senior to apply. The first place winner will receive $2,000 and the second place winner will receive $1,000. Application includes short essay, professional recommendation, sample of work and resume. Due November 2 at 11 p.m. Email your completed application to steve.bailey@exponentpr.com
  • September 12, 2018 – FALL 2018 MEMBERSHIP
    • You have the option to join nationally ($75) or locally ($20). To join, fill out the membership form and pay your dues. Dues are due Wednesday, October 17. Visit our membership page for more details and to access the membership form.
  • April 11, 2018 – EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTIONS:
    • Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Executive Board!
      Co-Presidents: Leah Comins and Phoebe Janisch
      Fusion Agency Director: Emily Goldstein
      Fusion Account Executives: Jenna Frank and Bailey Olson
      Professional Development Directors: Rachel Duerksen and MaiLei Meyers
      Events Directors: Lydia Crabtree and Sophia Julio
      Communications Director: Risa Klein
      Fundraising Director: Linnea Holmes

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      Newly elected 2018-2019 Executive Board

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