PRSSA/PRCA is a strong student-led group for public relations majors. The public relations program at UAB has won the Public Relations Council of Alabama Student Chapter of the Year for 32 of the last 34 years. In 2017, UAB brought home an unprecedented 20 Medallion Awards (the highest award offered by the PRCA), and 12 Silver and six Bronze Awards. Members also participate in the Public Relations Society of America, the largest public relations organization comprised of over 10,000 public relations professionals in the United States, Argentina, and Peru in various leadership roles, including service as the student regional ambassador and author of a PRSA blog.

PRSSA/PRCA is an extremely active group, always looking for young professionals who wish to excel in this field! The organization conducts workshops, hosts panels and networking events, and participates in service-based learning in the community.

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Members of the UAB PRSSA/PRCA.

As a member of the UAB PRCA/PRSSA, students will have the unique opportunity to network and share ideas with fellow peers and local public relations professionals. Education and professional development are key elements to the success of this organization.

For more information, contact the faculty advisor, Dr. Jacquelyn S. Shaia, jsshaia@uab.edu.