Category Regional Conference

Recent Alum Kelsey Donohue Returns for Regional Conference

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 […]

“Developing a Well-Rounded Professional”: Marist PRSSA’s First Regional Conference a Success

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 […]

Marist Alumnus Justin Meise Discusses Professional Growth and Financial PR at Marist PRSSA Regional Conference

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 […]


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 […]

“Finding Your Niche in the PR Industry” Panel

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 […]

How to Improve Your Networking Skills

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: […]

Industry Overview: Public Relations at the Speed of Light

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 […]