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Picture of Samantha Sandala for blog post
Posted on December 7th, 2021 in Alumni, Blog, PRSSA by Emily Turnier

Two Department of Journalism and Public Relations alumnae have been named to the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Hoosier Chapter Board of Directors for 2022. PRSA is Indiana’s statewide society of public relations and communications professionals. Deeksha Kapoor, M.A. in Public Relations ’12, director of communications at the Indiana Health Care Association, was elected …

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Picture of Sarah Lounsbury for PRSSA page
Posted on November 23rd, 2021 in Blog, PRSSA, Students 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 Blog, 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 Blog, 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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