News

Here you’ll find recent happenings, updates, upcoming program announcements, and more!

Meet Jason Kirsch, APR

Jason Kirsch, APR PRSA Central Pennsylvania Chapter Accreditation Chair Jason’s involvement in PRSA traces back to his time at Shippensburg University, when he was a member of PRSSA. After earning his master’s degree from Bloomsburg University and moving to...

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 Central PA and our...

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 clarity.   Meet Nell...

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, or by taking the APR...

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 Huntingdon counties....

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 you can commit to...

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 still join for the...

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.