Pursuing APR or higher education: What’s in it for me?

Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter

03/28/2013 06:30 PM

Thinking about obtaining your Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)? Determining if an MBA will bolster your career advancement opportunities? As young public relations professionals weigh their professional development options, they often find themselves asking, "What’s in it for me?”

Join the Central Ohio PRSA New Pros Committee at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, as it discusses the benefits and pitfalls of pursuing an APR and higher education. The panel event will feature public relations professionals who earned their APR or master's degree, as well as a human resources professional.

PRSA members and non-members with less than five years of professional experience are encouraged to attend.

Confirmed panel participants include:

Kerry Francis, APR, The Ohio State University
Vince McMorrow, APR, Fahlgren Mortine
Jeff Dennis, MBA, Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter
Megan Canavan, Master's, City of Dublin
Kay Lavelle, President, Little Green Hen, LLC

6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28

6:30-7 p.m. Arrival and networking
7-8 p.m. Panel discussion and Q&A
8-8:30 p.m. Additional networking opportunities

Parking is available in the Columbus Commons underground garage at 191 S. Third St.

$10 for members; $15 for nonmembers

The registration deadline is Monday, March 25. Registration for members and non-members is available here: http://coprsahighered.eventbrite.com