This a blog for you and by you — our PRSSA members. The topics will include anything pertaining to the industry, from networking and professional development to internships and PR news. If you are looking for information or advice, this is the place for you. It will also be a great way for prospective PR students to get an inside look into what Hofstra PRSSA does and what it can offer.
By Julia Sylvain Photo Courtesy of Unsplash.com As part of Hofstra University’s PR curriculum, students are required to obtain 3 credits worth of internship experience, which may equivocate to 1-3 actual internships depending on the credit hours earned through each. While it certainly puts pressure on students to find internships during their studies, these experiences … Continue reading The Importance of Internships
By Eleni Kothesakis In less than two weeks Hofstra PRSSA will be hosting our Spring District Conference, “Roadmap to Success.” Since July, we’ve been working hard to put together this event, and I’ve learned a lot about the event planning process throughout these past few months. Here are some of the best tips I’ve learned … Continue reading Event Planning 101
By Gillian Santos As a public relations professional, the AP Style guide is what you live by. The manual makes every press release, backgrounder and pitch seamless to read. With that being said, even the best PR practitioners may stop to double check this ever-changing guide. Before you send out your next assignment, check out … Continue reading Five Common AP Style Mistakes