News

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

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...

Vote for the 2022 PRSA Central PA Chapter Board

 At the Keystone Awards Luncheon on Nov. 16, we’ll hold a brief election of the PRSA Central PA Chapter board members for 2022. The proposed candidates are: President: Molly McGowan, APR, Media Services Specialist, Phoenix Contact President-Elect: Thomas P. Boyle,...

Become a chapter leader!

Like to roll up your sleeves? Become a chapter leader! If you’d like to play a more active role in our chapter activities while building connections and leadership skills, now is the time. We are recruiting our leadership team for 2022, and we’d love to see some new...

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,...

Meet Leadership: Molly McGowan

Molly McGowan, APR, has been a member of PRSA since 2007 and has held leadership roles in the Central PA PRSA Chapter for about a decade. She is currently President-Elect and volunteers on the Programming Committee. She has previously served as Awards Chair,...

2021 Keystone Awards

2021 Keystone Awards

It's that time of year to start percolating, noodling, pondering and contemplating the projects you've led, tactics you've enhanced, and strategies you've put in place. This year's Keystone Awards planning is underway!The deadline for submissions is Friday, Oct. 1,...