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Congratulations to Local PRSSA Graduates

The season of graduation is upon us, and OCPRSA is thrilled to welcome nearly 40 new graduates from local universities to the public relations and communications profession. Though this year’s commencement festivities look a little different because of COVID-19, OCPRSA can’t wait to mentor and guide future pros from Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Long […]

In Long Shadows of ‘Scandal,’ Andrew Vo’s Drive and Passion Unlock PRSSA’s National Gold Key Honors

  By Ted Nguyen, OC/PRSA Board Member I share many things with Andrew Vo, Cal State Fullerton’s uber organized PRSSA president. We are among a handful of Vietnamese Americans in the public relations profession in Southern California. We’re both children of refugees who fled war-torn Vietnam. The difference: I’ve worked on Capitol Hill in the […]

Learning Together at the PRSSA 2017 Leadership Rally

By Alisa Ohara PRSSA Executive President at Biola University “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This theme permeated the PRSSA 2017 Leadership Rally in Scottsdale, Ariz. that I attended in June as the incoming Biola University PRSSA Chapter President. The Leadership Rally is an annual […]

Cal State Fullerton Public Relations Program Earns 3rd CEPR Certification

There are only 39 universities in the world that have earned the Public Relations Society of America’s recognition for excellence in public relations education. California State University, Fullerton is one of those universities. For the third time, CSUF’s Department of Communications has earned  PRSA’s Certification for Education in Public Relations. The CEPR recognition was presented […]

Biola’s PRSSA Chapter Tops the Charts with a Track Record of Success

Biola University hosted its first ever PRSSA regional conference for public relations and communications students Feb. 20 and 21. The event, Topping the Charts of PR, brought together more than 100 students from across California and four neighboring western states during two days of educational and skill-building sessions at the campus in La Mirada, CA. […]

Biola University Launches PR Major

  Authored by: Carolyn Kim, Phd, APR Chair, OCPRSA Community Service Twitter LinkedIn This fall, Biola University will welcome the first class of Public Relations majors onto its campus. After three years of working on the proposal to launch this major, it is both a professional and personal joy to see this finally coming to […]