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    This is the blog of the Geneva College PRSSA --- a group of driven Public Relations students working to better their professional development and to get more involved with both the college's community and the Public Relations community.

Reasons to Attend Speed Dating by Holly Vizino

Fast reaction-time is one of the best professional skills to develop, so GCPRSSA invites Geneva College students to practice…Valentine’s Day style. Celebrate a few days early with Speed Dating at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 12 in the Brigadoon. But don’t let the word “dating” intimidate you. There’s more than one reason to come: Support our … Continue reading


GCPRSSA Members Attend Regional Conference by Holly Vizino

At 5:30 a.m. Saturday, February 7, six members of GCPRSSA embarked on a road trip for the national organization’s regional conference, PR Industries Defined #PluggedintoPR at the State College Days Inn. GCPRSSA’s faculty adviser, Jeffrey Schindel, accompanied chapter president, Richard Louther; public relations manager, Caleb McCracken; writing manager, Holly Vizino; treasurer, Rachel Westurn and members, … Continue reading

Workaholics Anonymous by Holly Vizino

As a motivated communication major, I feel like I’m always “on”. There’s always another email to send, text to reply, news release to write, revision to implement. I enjoy the challenges schoolwork brings me, but sometimes I feel like I’m addicted. I get in high-performance mode, and soon I’m skipping meals, cutting myself short on … Continue reading

When Internships Exceed the Job Description by Holly Vizino

  A summer internship at Make-A-Wish Utah taught me to embrace surprises, especially those concerning my work. The national nonprofit achieves what often seems impossible by granting heartfelt wishes for children facing life-threatening medical conditions. As I helped fulfill this mission, I also learned that many professional skills are not so unattainable as they once … Continue reading

Beaver County Executives Meet with Geneva Communication Students by Holly Vizino

Geneva College’s Communication Department received Erica Loftus, president of Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, and Tom King, head of Beaver County’s Tourism Department, at an open-house on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Loftus and King provided advice and answered students’ questions concerning internships and careers in the communication field. Students brought their lunch from Alexander Dining … Continue reading

InTune Worship Event by Richard Louther

GC PRSSA keeps students’ professional skills sharp and their Christian faith “in tune.” Around 40 students gathered in Skye LoungeThursday evening, November 13, for InTune—a concert featuring some of Geneva College’s musicians sharing their testimonies and songs. The event was co-organized by the Geneva College Chapter of the PRSSA and the Geneva Business Club. The … Continue reading

5 Lessons From My Political PR Internship by Richard Louther

Watching the final votes roll in this Election Night reminds me that just a few months ago, I was interning for a local congressman as he campaigned for reelection. After I expressed interest in political PR, a friend put me in contact with the congressman’s campaign manager and soon afterward began my internship. As I … Continue reading

Caffeine Boost: Jumpstart Your Internship Search – Recap by Holly Vizino

As Oram’s donuts raced to their hearts and BFC&T coffee coursed through their veins, members of GC PRSSA and the Geneva College community gathered for a panel discussion about internships on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10:10 AM in the Benedum Room. Richard Louther, senior communication major and President of GC PRSSA, began by greeting … Continue reading


Caffeine Boost: Jumpstart Your Internship Search by Holly Vizino

Coffee. Donuts. Internship advice. Join GC PRSSA for Caffeine Boost Friday, September 26, at 10:10 a.m., a panel discussion of how to land great internships. I’m excited for this event, and it’s not just because I’ll get free food on a Friday morning. This event will launch a series of posts highlighting the summer internships … Continue reading

Pizza, PR, and Prizes: GC PRSSA Fall Mixer by Holly Vizino

Present and future members of the Geneva College Chapter of the PRSSA kicked off the fall semester at Pizza Joe’s at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. The event was a lively blending of pizza, PR, and prizes. As Richard Louther, the GC PRSSA’s president made introductory comments, students enjoyed pizza and soda, compliments … Continue reading


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