Events Calendar

Here is our spring 2019 schedule. Please check back for updates as event dates are subject to change.


CANCELED Jan. 30 – PRSSA Chapter Meeting

Feb. 6 – PRSSA Chapter Meeting (Rescheduled from Jan. 30)
Looking Back and “Springing” Ahead

Feb. 8 – Agency Tour @ ICF Next (formerly Olson), 1 – 2 p.m.

Feb. 9 – PR North Conference and Job Fair8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. @ University of St. Thomas – Minneapolis Campus

Feb. 13 – PRSSA Chapter Meeting
We “<3” Health Communications

Feb. 15 – MN PRSA Student Classics Entries are due!

Feb. 20 – Membership forms and dues are due!

Feb. 27 – PRSSA Chapter Meeting & 2019-2020 Presidential Election
Guest Speaker: Stephen Dupont, Pocket Hercules

March 13 – PRSSA Chapter Meeting

March 27 – PRSSA Chapter Meeting

April 10 – 2019-2020 Executive Board Elections

April 24 – PRSSA Chapter Meeting

April TBD – MN PRSA Classics Awards

May 1 – UMN PRSSA End of Year Banquet

 

About our Events

Agency/Corporate Tours – We aim to coordinate at least one tour of a local PR agency or corporate communication department per month. Any chapter members are invited to attend. Past tours have included Lola Red, Beehive Strategic Communication, Best Buy, Mall of America, etc. See our upcoming tours in the events schedule above.

Annual Winter Trip – Our chapter takes a trip each winter to a different city. We usually tour four to five agencies or corporate offices and see the local sites! Our trip in 2017 was to Denver and our trip in 2018 was to Atlanta. Let us know if there’s someplace you’d like to go!

Spring Networking Night – Our chapter puts on a networking night at a local restaurant. We invite professionals from different PR and communication industries to network with our students.

Twin Cities Day of Tours – Our chapter spends one full Friday during the spring semester touring three to four local agencies. Last year’s agency visits included Maccabee, Weber Shandwick, Exponent PR and Mirum Agency.

If you have an idea of an agency or company to visit for any of our events, email our event directors, Lydia Crabtree (crabt039@umn.edu ) and Sophia Julio (julio002@umn.edu).

Area Events – UMN PRSSA also attends local networking events, MN PRSA events and National PRSSA events. If you have an interest in attending events like these, event details will be posted on this website or you may contact any of our E-Board members!

 

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