The Elon chapter
of the Public Relations Student Society of America hosted a meet-and-greet
social in Studio B of the McEwen Communications building in December.
The event offered Elon chapter members the opportunity to meet the
elected executive board.
Layton, Public Relations Society of America Tar Heel Chapter president,
was on hand to visit with members of the new PRSSA chapter. The
Elon PRSSA's professional adviser from the Tar Heel Chapter is Holly
Stewart, senior marketing communications manager for VF Corporation
in Greensboro. She was unable to make it to the social due to prior
who attended the December event received their certificates and
membership cards and information about scholarships and learned
about opportunities to attend professional workshops in the future.
The executive board also met for a few minutes after the social
to appoint directors for chapter development, membership services
and professional development.
creating a legacy for others," said Jessica Gisclair, faculty
adviser for PRSSA. "If you wish it, you can probably make it
happen this year."
The next opportunity
for PRSSA members to enhance their corporate careers is Feb. 6 at
the Real World Public Relations 2004 Collegiate Conference in Atlanta,
Ga. Activities include industry track seminars, informative workshops,
a career expo and other professional-development opportunities.
Here is the
complete list of Elon PRSSA officers and directors for 2003-2004:
president; Heather Minchello, vice president Amy Jo Jenkins, secretary;
Adam Smith, treasurer; Kamal Jobe, public relations director; Abbey
and Meredith Nevin, chapter development; Stephanie Chanpimol, membership
services; Anna Vining, professional development.
Information and photos submitted by Amy Jo Jenkins