Category: PRSSA

Picture of Sarah Lounsbury for PRSSA page
Posted on May 3rd, 2022 in Blog, PRSSA, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

By Jessica Boren Senior Sarah Lounsbury has been named the 2022 Academic Achievement Award recipient for the Department of Journalism and Public Relations. Lounsbury was nominated by department faculty based on her hard-working attitude, record of academic excellence, dedication to PRSSA, and drive to gain experience in the field of public relations. The Academic Achievement …

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Picture of Jacqueline Malott
Posted on December 13th, 2021 by Emily Turnier

In November, Jacqueline Malott, a student pursuing the Master’s in Public Relations, was awarded the Joanne Dring Scholarship, worth $1,000, from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Hoosier Chapter. Scholarship recipients are selected based on merit and financial need. Malott accepted the scholarship at PRSA Hoosier’s 2021 annual meeting. She learned about PRSSA, PRSA, …

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Picture of Deeksha Kapoor for blog post
Posted on December 7th, 2021 by Emily Turnier

Two Department of Journalism and Public Relations alumnae have been named to Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Hoosier Chapter Board of Directors for 2022. Deeksha Kapoor, M.A. ’12, director of communications at the Indiana Health Care Association, was elected president at the chapter’s annual meeting in November. Samantha Sandala, B.A.J. ’20, an account manager …

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Picture of Sarah Lounsbury for PRSSA page
Posted on November 23rd, 2021 by Emily Turnier

On Nov. 10, eight IUPUI public relations students participated in an event called Half Day with a Pro, which is organized by the Hoosier chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The event pairs PRSSA students from around Indiana with PR professionals. According to PRSA, this offers students a chance to enhance their understanding of …

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Picture of Jacqueline Malott
Posted on November 12th, 2021 in PRSSA by Emily Turnier

By Jacqueline Malott Editor’s Note: Malott, a public relations graduate student, recently attended PRSA Hoosier Chapter’s Half Day with a Pro. The event pairs PRSSA students from around Indiana with PR professionals. According to PRSA, this offers students a chance to enhance their understanding of public relations while building meaningful connections with Indiana’s leading PR …

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Picture of Sarah Lounsbury for PRSSA page
Posted on August 19th, 2021 in PRSSA, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

Sarah Lounsbury, a senior in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, will serve as president of IUPUI’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) for the 2021-2022 academic year. Lounsbury told us about her plans and goals for PRSSA this year: “I’ve been very involved in PRSSA since my sophomore year …

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Posted on January 6th, 2021 in PRSSA, Social Media Jobs, Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

By Arabella Rollison What is the life of an influencer like? The word “influencer” is a laden term. When you think of an influencer, you might think of Kim Kardashian or someone dancing on TikTok. Well, I can assure you I’m not them, but I do fall under the category of an influencer! My page, …

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Vanessa Smith stands with hand on hip smiling
Posted on November 5th, 2020 in PRSSA, Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Senior Vanessa Smith has been an active member of the IUPUI chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America during her college career. In the latest round of elections, Smith was voted president of the organization. “I’ve been involved in PRSSA at IUPUI since my freshman year and finishing off my senior year as …

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