Star Chapter Award

The Star Chapter Award is a distinction that Chapters of any size can earn by meeting specific Chapter and professional development goals. How many stars does your Chapter have?

Deadline: June 5, 2015

Award: Certificate of Recognition

Eligibility

Chapters meeting eight of the 10 requirements below qualify for the Star Chapter Award.

  • Initiate and complete at least one community service project.
  • Strengthen your relationship with your PRSA sponsor Chapter.
  • Give attention to ethics in a least one Chapter meeting.
  • Confirm that at least one Chapter member applies for an individual National PRSSA scholarship or award.
  • Confirm that your Chapter applied for at least one national PRSSA award.
  • Conduct a high school outreach session and/or promote Affiliate membership to a nearby community college.
  • Confirm attendance by at least one Chapter member at National Conference, National Assembly, a Regional Conference or Leadership Rally.
  • Gain positive attention for your Chapter in at least one campus or community publication or other media.
  • Extend an invitation to students/faculty from other disciplines to attend at least one Chapter meeting.
  • Confirm that at least 10 percent of your graduating seniors applied for PRSA Associate Membership. Chapters with fewer than 10 senior members need to confirm one application.

Application

Make sure all materials are error free and thoroughly proofread. The application form (Word or PDF) must be received at PRSSA Headquarters (not just postmarked) by June 5, 2015. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

PRSSA –– Star Chapter Award
33 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10038

If you have any questions about this award, contact the vice president of member services.

Previous Winners

2014

  • American University
  • Belmont University
  • Biola University
  • Boston University
  • Capital University
  • Drake University
  • Florida Memorial University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana University
  • Kent State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Marist College
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Ohio University
  • Sacramento State University
  • San Diego State University
  • The Ohio State University
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Florida
  • University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • University of Nebraska Omaha
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • Utah Valley University
  • Virginia Tech University
  • Waynesburg University

2013

  • Belmont University
  • Biola University
  • California State University, Fresno
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Capital University
  • Elon University
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Geneva College
  • Georgia College & State University
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana University, Beth Wood Chapter
  • Indianapolis University—Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Kent State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Sacramento State
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Nebraska Omaha
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point
  • Utah Valley University
  • Waynesburg University
  • West Virginia University
  • Western Kentucky University

2012

  • Belmont University
  • California State University, Fresno
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • Capital University
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Florida Memorial University
  • Georgia College & State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana University
  • Iowa State University
  • Kent State University
  • Michigan State University
  • Millersville University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • San Diego State University
  • Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Florida
  • University of Iowa
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Utah Valley University
  • Valparaiso University
  • Western Kentucky University

2011

  • Belmont University
  • Florida Memorial University
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Ohio Northern University 
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Akron
  • University of Florida
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Utah State University
  • Utah Valley University

2010

  • Belmont University
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Florida Memorial University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Utah Valley University

2009

  • Belmont University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Illinois State University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Rowan University