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Take full advantage of our location in Washington, DC and our chapter resources to build and maintain your professional network.
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Learn from our seasoned professionals and leading faculty and staff who are among the most respected in their fields.
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Hands-on leadership opportunities are abound at campus, regional, and national levels–providing invaluable experience.
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After graduation, student members have access to the same support and opportunities through the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
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By: Channing Gatewood On Wednesday, March 30, Elizabeth Penniman, Vice President of Communications at the Red Cross, visited AU...
By: Libby Parker; Photo Credit: Bobbie Semple Kicking off the semester, PR Pathways provided PRSSA members with insight into navigating our first steps of...
By: 2015-2016 AU PRSSA President, Kathleen Rooney One of my jobs as president of AU PRSSA is serving as the biggest advocate and recruiter to our vastly...
By: Abigail Seaver During the fall semester, AU PRSSA members had the privilege of visiting Edelman's DC office. They spoke to our members on the...
By: Mary Elder On Wednesday, November 11, PRSSA and the Social Media Club teamed up to bring us Hyper Network 2015 - How Networking is...
American University’s fall semester has begun and that means a new year of exciting events from AU PRSSA! My name is Jenna Mosley and I am the president of...
On September 18, American University’s Public Relations Student Society of America held NYC at AU 2. After months of preparation, NYC at AU 2 took place...