Fall Meetings:

  • September 6th: Kickoff!
  • September 20th: Recent Grady Grads
  • October 4th: Political PR
  • October 18th: ADPR Connection Prep
  • November 8th: Agency PR
  • November 15th: Healthcare PR
  • December 6th: Winter Social!

Our meetings will be held in Studio 100 in Grady college from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays unless specified otherwise! PRSSA meetings are a a great way to network with and learn from industry professionals, as well as create relationships with your fellow Grady classmates! We have some many amazing speakers this year and we cannot wait for you to join us!

More Events: 

40 under 40 Panel: A Message to My Younger Self

  • September 9th, PAF, 10:00-11:15 a.m

Join UGA 40 under 40 Grady honorees Emily Curl (ABJ ’14), Lauren Culbertson Grieco (ABJ ’09), Christie Johnson (ABJ ’07), Chad Mumm (ABJ ’08), Kevin Schatell (ABJ ’16) and Michael Waldron (ABJ ’10) as they discuss what they have learned in their early career success and what they wish they had known when they were students.

PRSSA Percentage Night

  • September 20th, Ding Tea, 12:00-9:00 p.m.

Mention UGA PRSSA at checkout!

GSPA Fall Conference

  • September 20th, Tate Student Center

The event will feature several round of concurrent sessions covering a variety of topics of importance to scholastic journalists and advisers. Conference extras such as on-the-spot contests and the return of the first edition competition will also be offered, along with on-the-spot publication critiques with professionals. To learn more visit: GSPA Fall Conference 2022

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Induction

  • September 22nd, Room 285 of the UGA Special Collections Building, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Celebrate the induction of Valerie Boyd into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame. Following her induction, a panel of contributors to Boyd’s last work, Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic, will hold a discussion followed by a Q&A. Panelists for the discussion include Rosalind BentleyKaren Good MarableLatria GrahamTayari Jones, with Shay Youngblood moderating; a light reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required. Email LNessel@uga.edu to RSVP.

Dawgs with the Dean

  • October 6th, Grady College Lawn

Students, faculty and staff are welcome to join Dean Davis for a hot dog lunch on the lawn . This bi-annual event is a College favorite and a great opportunity to network with others.

Industry Insiders – Careers in Entertainment Marketing

  • October 6th, Virtual, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Panel and networking with alumni in the industry as part of the October 3-7 Entertainment Careers Week. Get the inside scoop on working in entertainment marketing from professionals in the business. Register here: Careers in Entertainment Marketing Registration

Digital Portfolio Workshop with Wix

  • October 17th, Virtual, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Learn how to create an online portfolio website: planning, using the WiX platform, and. . .a one-year FREE WiX premium plan to all attendees! Register here: Wix Workshop Registration

The New Admit Celebration

  • October 19th, PAF, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Grady College welcomes its newest students with refreshments and information on programs and student organizations at Grady College.

WUOG 50th Birthday Panel

  • October 21st, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

WUOG, our student-run campus radio station, turns 50 this year! To celebrate, join us for an alumni panel “Talk about the Passion: WUOG at 50 – Looking Back and Looking Ahead.” The panel will be a discussion of how a love for college radio and WUOG, in particular, served as the trajectory for some amazing careers and what the landscape of radio/communications looks like now and in the future.

AdPR Connection

  • November 1st & 2nd

AdPR Connection student-run networking event that is hosted by UGA PRSSA and UGA AdClub. This year’s event will be held on November 1st & 2nd 2022, involving an in-person information session and career fair. In past years, the event has brought in more than 100 professionals from over 50 companies to interact with more than 600 students. Registration for students opens in October 2022. To learn more visit: AdPR Connection 2022 

Building Your Professional Brand Online

  • November 15th, Virtual, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Employer Presenter: Esteban Largaespada, Digital Advertising Director, Online Optimism. Learn to develop your brand and use social media and other online tools to make, not break, your reputation. Register here: Building Your Professional Brand Online Registration