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Elon's PRSSA chapter learns about using LinkedIn strategically

The guest speaker was Marianne Brigola, assistant director of Career Services for the School of Communications, who shared her knowledge with about 45 student members.

Elon PRSSA students gather to hear from Marianne Brigola at organization's first chapter meeting of the year.

Elon University’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America kicked-off its 2014-2015 chapter meetings Sept. 25.

About 45 students attended the PRSSA meeting, where they were joined by Marianne Brigola, assistant director of Career Services for the School of Communications, who discussed how they might use LinkedIn strategically in their internship and job searches, and for networking purposes.

After Brigola’s presentation, PRSSA members also heard from PRSSA’s officers about the benefits of being part of Elon’s chapter, the opportunities to blog and support student organizations on campus with their public relations efforts, and how to get involved as PRSSA’s leaders in the future.

Anyone interested in becoming a member of Elon’s PRSSA chapter can find more information at www.elonprssa.com. PRSSA’s executive board includes: Megan Mungall (president), Hannah Polus (vice president), Meghan Windle (secretary), Maggie Hartman (treasurer), Jeremy Eisengrein (director of chapter development), Lindsey Snow (historian/director of chapter development) and Victoria Vigilante (public relations director). The faculty adviser is Communications assistant professor Vanessa Bravo.

-- by Vanessa Bravo, Communications assistant professor

Colin Donohue,
Staff
9/26/2014 9:35 AM