Entries by PRSA

Frank R. Stansberry Scholarship Recipient: Danna Saenz

We are pleased to announce that this year, three students at UCF will be awarded the Frank R. Stansberry Scholarship. Over the next several months, we will introduce you to each student. First up, is Danna Saenz, a West Palm Beach native whose expected graduation date is May 2020. Why did you choose to major […]

Silence is not golden when there is an expectation of caring

By Alyssa Badalamenti, PRSA Orlando Diversity and Inclusion Chair When you don’t respond to something within a crisis, your silence makes it seem like you don’t care. We know this specifically as public relations professionals because this is PR Crisis 101. When a large mistake is made within your company and it affects people negatively, […]

April Membership Promotion

Not a member of PRSA yet or considering rejoining? In April, new and reinstated members pay no initiation fee and receive one year of Section membership for free. That’s a savings of up to $130! Use code “APRIL19” on sign-up and don’t forget to select PRSA Orlando Regional as your local chapter. Questions about your […]

April is APR Month

April is APR Month — but APR Month has nothing to do with Annual Percentage Rates. A second, less recognized, definition for APR is Accreditation in Public Relations. In the world of communication professionals, Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) is a credential earned by public relations practitioners who commit to the profession through ethical practices and sound judgment, […]

Diversity Blog: Our Numbers Do Not Decrease Our Impact

Authored by Mimi Flatley, APR, Co-VP of Accreditation A few years ago, a colleague and I spoke during a university communications class about how we started in our respective careers. We began by asking the soon-to-be grads where they hoped to work after college: For a sports team, at a large health care organization, in […]