PRSA 2013 Student Summit in Birmingham, Ala.

On February 12th the PRSA Student Summit was held in downtown Birmingham at the Alabama Power Corporate Headquarters. The theme this year was “Your Future, #Today” which was basically about informing public relations students about the importance of social media. The seminar was entertaining however, I felt that the material covered (especially in reference to social media) was a bit redundant. Our knowledge from Samford University had already prepared us for the discussion and the material was well-known. As well, the resume review portion seemed like a good idea in hindsight, however in JMC 201 we reviewed all the options and formatting for a professional resume leaving the reviewer to have no comments.  This is a great seminar for those who are completely inexperienced in the world of PR, possibly great for incoming Freshmen, however it didn’t seem to


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