Winter 2016 Meetings & Events

We meet every other Tuesday at 6 PM in 116 of the Victor’s Den at the Union!

April 22: Team Detroit Agency Tour 

April 21: PRSA Detroit/PRSSA Social Mixer (Punch Bowl Social; 6-8:30 PM)

April 19: Elections for the 2016-17 PRSSA executive board!

April 13: Bake sale (Fairlane Center South)

April 8: Pistons – Sports Communications Panel  (Check in begins at 5:30 PM)

April 5: Jennifer Flowers of Ford Direct – “PR Career Tips: How to Survive and Thrive After Securing Your First Job”

March 22: Dennis Archer, CEO of Ignition Media- Entertainment PR and Event Planning (**Cancelled**)

March 19: PRSSA Regional Conference: “A Tale of Our City” (Wayne State University)

March 18: PRSSA Regional Conference: “A Tale of Our City” – Social Mixer (Punch Bowl Social)

March 09: Professional Headshot Fundraiser, 11:00-3:00 PM, on the University Center Stage

March 08: Resume Workshop and Career Talk (Julie Kell from Career Services)


February 23: Josh Bryant, CEO of LimeLight Communication – Sports PR

February 19: Finn Partners Agency Tour at 10 AM

February 10: Bake Sale – UC from 11-2 PM

February 9: Linda Hagan, PRSA Detroit Ethics Committee and the Chair of the Business Communications Department at Walsh College – PR Ethics

January 26: Karah Davenport, VP of Stratacomm, Media Relations and Strategy

January 22: Weber Shandwick Agency Tour

January 20: Boston Market Fundraiser from 4-10:00 PM (5651 Mercury Dr., Dearborn)

January 12: Elections

January 11: Winter Involvement Fair from 11-1 PM; Kochoff Hall)




Fall 2015 Meetings & Events

September 10: Fall Student Organization Fair 

September 15: Megan Soule, GMC Communication and PRSA Detroit Board member – The Foundations of PR

September 29: Resume Workshop and Career Planning – Julie Kell (Career Services) and Elizabeth Barbieri (Internship Office)

October: Media Month

October 13: Laura Moore, Assistant News Director at Fox 2 News – Fundamentals of Journalism

October 27: Blaine Fowler, Radio Personality at 96.3 FM (guest speaker)

November 3: Detroit Pistons Temmate Networking Event (hosted by TeamWork Online; check in at 5:30 PM)

November 6-10: PRSSA National Conference (Atlanta, Georgia)

November 10: Co-op Information Session (Patricia Martin, Coordinator of Experiential Learning)

November 16: Bake Sale from 11-2 PM (Fairlane Center South)

November 18: Learn more about PRSSA (UC; 11:30-3 PM)

November 20: General Motors Agency Tour (11-1 PM)

December 8: Debra Lacey Ortisi, president of PRSA Detroit and the executive director of communications at Yanfeng Automotive Interiors – Crisis Communication 


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