By Alicia Kahl (@kahlmealicia) The Department of Journalism’s public relations major recently received re-certification from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) for the Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR). The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, which was originally certified in 2011, is one of only 39 undergraduate universities in the nation with this distinction. The CEPR… Read More Public Relations: Recertified!
By: Monica Salmeri @MonicaSalmeri Nine students represented The Dr. Julie Henderson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at the PRSSA National Conference in Boston, MA from Oct. 6-10. The students attended professional development sessions, networking opportunities and national award ceremonies. The chapter received a total of six awards including two chapter… Read More UWO PRSSA Wins Big at National Conference
By Brenna McDermot (@letterstowomen) Public relations is debuting as a major in the journalism department this fall 2015 semester. With projected job growth being 23 percent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of public relations is growing rapidly, especially as online communication and media become more relevant in people’s life. This in… Read More Journalism Department Introduces Public Relations as New Major
By: Carissa Brzezinski (@CJBrzezinski) The UW Oshkosh Department of Journalism would like to congratulate Andrea Larson for being awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence. Larson is one of 17 seniors from UW Oshkosh who were recognized with this honor. Recipients exemplify high academic and leadership abilities with an evident commitment to serving their school and… Read More Andrea Larson Receives Chancellor’s Award for Excellence
By: Nicole Kiefert (@nicole_kiefert) Signing a lease can be an intimidating process, especially when trying to decipher the fine print. Students are encouraged to ask for help when looking into the fine print before signing a lease. Luckily, students on campus have the chance to talk to landlords and city officials one on one and… Read More Lease It Or Leave It
By Nicole Kiefert @nicole_kiefert Dr. Julie Henderson received the Outstanding Educator Award at the Public Relations Society of America Conference in October. Henderson said it was so surreal to receive the honor that she almost didn’t believe it when she first got the call. “It’s funny because I got a message on my phone, they… Read More Dr. Julie Henderson Receives PRSA Outstanding Educator Award
By: Ryan Smith (@rynosmoove) Early in October, seven members of the Dr. Julie Henderson UW Oshkosh Chapter of PRSSA attended the PRSSA National Conference in Washington. The conference provided an opportunity to hear from some of the leaders in the public relations profession as well as a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network with aspiring PR professionals… Read More PRSSA Goes to Washington for PRSSA National Conference