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Member Spotlight: Angela Bennett

Date:February 23, 2017
Meet Angela Bennett, our member spotlight for February 2017. Learn more

In memory of David A. Meeker

Date:June 7, 2016
As a member of the Akron area public relations and communication community, you have most likely heard of the sudden passing of local public relations executive David Meeker. Learn more

Kent State Graduate Student Named YouToo Scholarship Winner

Date:May 2, 2016
Meghan Caprez, a graduate student in the School of Communication Studies at Kent State University, received the $1,000 YouToo Social Media Conference Scholarship at this year's event. Learn more

Chapter Hosts Ninth Successful YouToo Conference

Date:April 22, 2016
More than 160 public relations, marketing and communication students and professionals attended the ninth YouToo Social Media Conference April 8, 2016, at Kent State University's Franklin Hall.  Learn more

February Letter from the President

Date:February 23, 2017
According to the PRSA Code of Ethics, a public relations professional's job is to serve the public interest by acting as responsible advocates for those we represent. We provide a voice in the marketplace of ideas, facts and viewpoints to aid informed public debate. Learn more

Member Spotlight - Christy Hajoway

Date:April 16, 2015
Member Spotlight: Christy Hajoway Advanced Communications Rep, responsible for Social Media, FirstEnergy  Learn more

Service, Fellowship and Ugly Sweaters!

Date:December 2, 2015
Members of the Akron - Canton PRSA and Canton Ad Federation (CAF) gathered on Giving Tuesday for the first ever Speed Knit-working and Ugly Sweater contest and it was anything but ugly!  Learn more

New Member Spotlight: Lisa Rupple, Communications Coordinator

Date:May 16, 2016
First Job in PR/communications: I have only recently adopted an official PR/communications role as the communications coordinator for the Community Foundation of Lorain County... Learn more

Ethics Month Update - 2016

Date:May 16, 2016
The national theme for PRSA Ethics month this September has been announced: "Ethics: The Heart of Leadership."  Learn more

Kent State University Offers New Dual Master’s Degree

Date:August 5, 2014
Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies and College of Business Administration offer an opportunity to obtain two degrees at once: a Master of Arts in Communication Studies (M.A.) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Learn more