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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 information I reviewed to prepare for the APR, I have...

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: Amy Meadows, CPSM, Director

Amy joined the PRSA Central PA chapter in 2020 and became a director on its board of directors in 2021. She also helps with the awards committee. Amy attended her first PRSA Central PA chapter event in 2018 after hearing about the Keystone Awards and deciding that...

Donate to Kenneth G. Robinson, APR Memorial Scholarship

An easy way to give!  Are you looking for a way to help students and invest in the future of PR? If so, support our newest collaborative endeavor with PPRS: the Kenneth G. Robinson, APR Memorial Scholarship, via direct donation or through a United Way gift...

Congrats to Michelle Tiemeyer, APR!

Congratulations to Michelle Tiemeyer, communications specialist, principal for BAE Systems Inc. in York and a Public Affairs Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, who recently earned Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)! The APR credential is a mark of distinction,...

Meet Leadership: Emily A. Branch, Treasurer

Emily A. Branch serves as treasurer of the Central PA Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and resides in West Reading. An advocate for the arts, education, and community, Emily pivoted her company, Cage Free Design, from curating and art-making...

The Ethical Practice of Public Relations Begins with You

The Ethical Practice of Public Relations Begins with You

By Bob Saline, APR, Fellow PRSA; and William Swanger, APR, Fellow PRSA and PRSA Central Pennsylvania Chapter Ethics Officer Over the course of the next few newsletters, William Swanger, APR, Fellow PRSA and PRSA Central Pennsylvania Chapter Ethics Officer, along with...

Meet Leadership: Ángela Capeles, DE&I Chair

Ángela joined the chapter’s leadership as the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair in 2018.  Ángela is a founder, educator, strategist, champagne-lover, and soon-to-be doctor in philosophy. She possesses over nine years of international experience in strategy,...