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Stop Doing Stupid Stuff: Using PR Measurement to Make Better Decisions

  Stop Doing Stupid Stuff: Using PR Measurement to Make Better Decisions Wednesday, May 18, Noon, via Zoom (Login information will be sent prior to the event.) Members: $20 • Nonmembers: $25 • Students: $5 If you've ever wondered how to measure...

APR Training

Thinking About Earning Your APR? “The mentors weren’t just knowledgeable about how to prepare, but also very encouraging! They helped take something that looked like a mammoth task and broke it down into manageable steps. And because of the...

Welcome to Our Chapter!

We are happy to welcome Michael McMullen as the newest member of the PRSA Central Pennsylvania Chapter.  

Meet Chapter Leaders

Andrew Shumway Andrew is a public relations and media educator who strives to help students connect their varied interests to the field of public relations. As the Lead of the Student Chapter Committee, Andrew serves as the liaison between PRSA...

5 Questions with a Chapter Member

Our chapter members have diverse backgrounds, interests and career aspirations. Let’s get to know each other! In this newsletter, we’re kicking off a q-and-a series featuring your fellow chapter members. These answers are edited for length and...

Local PR legend Betty Hungerford to be honored at Homeland 155th Anniversary Celebration on May 15

Betty Hungerford, a public relations professional known throughout Central Pennsylvania for her exceptional charitable fundraising and community dedication will be honored at an event marking the 155th anniversary of Homeland Center and Homeland at...

Virtual APR Boot Camp

April 6-8: APR Virtual Boot Camp This course is designed to provide a setting for busy professionals to focus on final preparations. It’s strongly recommended that candidates complete previous preparations through our local chapter, on their own,...

Meet Your Leadership

Joel Huffer Joel Huffer joined the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) in 2021 and volunteers with our chapter. Joel works at F&M Trust, a 116-year-old independent community bank with 21 offices across Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, and...

Interested in Helping in 2022?

A volunteer organization can't run without the hard work of its members. We're looking for volunteers to lead our sponsorship and public service efforts. We can always use help with programming content creation, member outreach, and more. Whether...

Professional development: Thinking about earning your APR?

You’re invited to attend PRSA's Central PA Chapter's APR Coaching Program, which helps professionals on their journey to earn the distinguished Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential. The first session was held on Feb. 12, but you can...

2021 Keystone Award Winners Announced

The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (Central PA PRSA) today announced 27 award-winning projects with a record-number award submissions to date.

Meet Leadership: Dwendy Johnson, Director and Programming Committee Chair

Employed with Gift of Life Donor Program almost 20 years, Dwendy Johnson currently serves as a Community Relations Supervisor. She is responsible for staff skill development in areas of public speaking and presentation skills, marketing techniques,...