Article by Luke Carberry Mogan | esPResso Staff Writer The PRSSA Regional Conference hosted by Marist signaled a return of several accomplished alumni, including three who participated in an informative panel highlighting their paths to career success in their respective industries. One of those panelists was Kelsey Donohue, who not too long ago was a Marist Red Fox. Donohue’s ambition has not stopped since graduating from Marist … Continue reading Recent Alum Kelsey Donohue Returns for Regional Conference
Article by Katelyn Pecorelli | esPResso Committee Member and Regional Conference Coordinator The Marist College Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) hosted its first Regional Conference, “Developing a Well-Rounded Professional,” on campus February 27-28, 2015. Sixty-eight students and professors representing five colleges – Marist, Marywood University, Hofstra University, St. John Fisher College and Quinnipiac University — attended the event, learning from top … Continue reading “Developing a Well-Rounded Professional”: Marist PRSSA’s First Regional Conference a Success
Article by Melissa Andrews | esPResso Committee Member Marist graduate Justin Meise is founder and president of Buttonwood Communications Group. Launched in February 2015, Buttonwood is a boutique public relations firm that specializes in the financial services industry. Recently, Meise returned to his alma mater to speak on the “Finding Your Niche in the Public Relations Industry” panel at the Marist College PRSSA Regional Conference. Besides … Continue reading Marist Alumnus Justin Meise Discusses Professional Growth and Financial PR at Marist PRSSA Regional Conference
The Marist PRSSA Regional Conference is only a couple of days away! We hope that you are all getting excited for a weekend full of networking and learning more about the public relations industry. Here are a few quick tips to ensure that you will be conference ready! Unsure of what to wear? Appropriate conference attire is business casual. That means professional blouses, dress pants, … Continue reading ARE YOU CONFERENCE READY?
Wondering just exactly how to find your niche in the public relations industry? Do the many industry paths such as consumer, sports, fashion, financial and technology specializations overwhelm you? If so, you will not want to miss “Finding Your Niche in the PR Industry Panel” at the Marist PRSSA Regional Conference. Public relations is a multifaceted industry, offering many different career paths. We are bringing … Continue reading “Finding Your Niche in the PR Industry” Panel
There will be several opportunities to network with conference attendees and speakers, starting with the networking event at The Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home on Friday night, February 27. Here are a few tips to help you feel more confident and stand out while creating important industry connections. Research: Do a little background research on the attendees and conference … Continue reading How to Improve Your Networking Skills
Can you imagine working in the public relations industry before the Internet and social media? While this may seem unfathomable to us, not too long ago social media did not exist. Public Relations is an evolving industry that has completely transformed over the years and will continue to change. Join Industry Overview: Public Relations at the Speed of Light with Michael O’Brien, partner and director … Continue reading Industry Overview: Public Relations at the Speed of Light