Call for Nominations by July 14: Director-at-Large Special Appointment

PRSA ECD currently has a Director-at-Large vacancy and is aiming to fill this seat in July/August 2023. PRSA ECD board service is beneficial in a myriad of ways, including collaborating with colleagues at the Chapter, District, and National…

ECD Chair’s May 2024 Message

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This Mental Health Awareness Month, let's commit to being leaders not only in PR but also in creating a supportive environment where everyone can openly discuss and manage their mental health. 

ECD Chair’s April 2024 Message

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The Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) marks not just a testament to a public relations professional's knowledge, skills, and abilities, but it also symbolizes a commitment to our industry's growth and ethical standards.


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March 2024 Hello PRSA ECD Community:  As March ushers in Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, it offers us a moment to reflect on the essence of inclusivity and the opportunities it brings. This year's theme, "A World of Opportunities,"…

Q &A with New ECD Board Member Kim Skeltis, APR

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Kim Skeltis is a PRSA leader out of West Michigan. She serves as an ECD Board member. Get to know a little about Kim.

Program Spotlight: PRSA Detroit’s Immersive Internship Program

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A unique and immersive opportunity to support the Chapter across all committees; network with industry professionals.

Q&A with New ECD Board Member Hyacinth Rucker

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Hyacinth Rucker is a PRSA leader out of Indiana. New in 2024, Hyacinth serves as an ECD Board member. Get to know a little about her.

Q&A with New ECD Board Member Jordan Ferrell

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Jordan Ferrell is a PRSA leader out of West Virginia. New in 2024, Jordan serves as an ECD Board member. Get to know a little about her.

Honoring two of our greats…

I opened my email one day to find an invitation to an event I never imagined happening.  Marilyn and David Shank were closing the doors on Shank Public Relations Counselors after 30 years...and I was invited to the party! My history with…

East Central District Wants YOU!

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By Chris Kemper, APR, ECD Board Time is tight. Your to-do list just grew tenfold. The boss gave you an assignment with an absurd deadline. And that project that was on the back burner just moved to the front burner – and you must act before…

A Collaborative Statement on the Essential Value of a Free Press

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The statement below was released Aug. 16 by PRSA, the PRSA Foundation and eight other professional communication organizations to collaboratively express our support for the critical role of a free press and the First Amendment. With the unanimous…