Austin, TX – October 22, 2010 – The local St. Edward’s chapter of The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) sent four members of their executive board to The PRSSA National Conference held in Washington D.C. this year.
PRSSA National Committee hosts a conference every year intended to provide vast opportunities for students from all over the country to further their knowledge on different aspects of public relations.
“This year’s program is jam-packed with sessions to keep you on top of industry trends, networking opportunities to meet students and professionals, and an exciting evening social” Nick Lucido, PRSSA National President said. “There isn’t anything else like the people, press, and politics of National Conference in Washington, D.C. Embrace every networking and development opportunity you’ll receive during the next five days.”
The St. Edward’s group left bright and early the morning of October 14th excited and ready to network with 1,000 other public relations students and professionals.
The conference began Friday morning with development sessions designed to generate new ideas for each chapter to implement locally. The weekend continued with discussions and speaker panels all designed to further each students knowledge about the public relations profession. The conference came to an end Monday evening with an awards ceremony and one last opportunity to network , learn and share new ideas at the farewell lunch Tuesday morning.
The students arrived back on campus late Tuesday night exhausted and filled with ample amounts of knowledge and new ideas to share with the St. Edward’s PRSSA Chapter.
“We met students from all across the United States and got to participate in exciting events in which we interacted with all different kinds of public relations professionals. It was truly a priceless experience for all of the officers involved” Eleanor Solomon PRSSA Treasurer said.