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Coffee Chat: Navigating Working from Home in a Virtual World

As we are all adjusting to the “new normal” of working from home, many while balancing work and family life, what are some of the strategies you implemented to do this successfully? This coffee chat will dive into this topic and cover how to stay connected with your teammates and manager, which virtual meeting platforms […]

August 2020 PD Event (online) – Them. Us. And Why the Conversation HAS to Change.

If you missed Brian Harrison’s work covered in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Salon, NBC News or National Public Radio, no worries – we’ve got you covered. Because on August 20 (11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.), Dr. Harrison – author of the recently released A Change is Gonna Come: How to Have Effective Political […]

October 2020 PD Event (online) – Video: Engaging Your Audience During & After COVID-19

Producing video doesn’t have to be an overwhelming experience. Even if you’ve never been part of the production process before, you’ll leave this session armed with the right: Questions to ask Numbers to crunch Vendors to consider And a whole lot more! Video is scalable, so whether you have a huge budget or none at […]

November 2020 PD Event (online) – Moving Communications Up the Value Chain

There’s never been a time like the present for communications to move up the value chain. As our environment grows more complex and uncertain, communications professionals are in prime position to lead in their organizations. In this discussion, Kristy Fair Ballentine, global communications director at Lenovo, will explain how she and her team have put […]

Coffee Chat: Be Social. Be Accessible.

Learn best practices to ensure your personal or organization's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube content is accessible to all of your followers!


January 2021 PD Event (Virtual): How 2020 Changed Influencer Marketing

The events and hardships of 2020 compelled many influencers to pivot away from their normal content to focus on activism. For many, it just didn’t feel right to post according to their regularly scheduled program in the midst of a pandemic, civil unrest and a divisive and anxiety-filled election season. Now with a new year […]

March 2021 PD Event (Virtual): Branding & Reputation Management in COVID Times


. Samantha Hargrove, director of marketing at The University of North Carolina System will discuss how higher education has responded to the changing times and how well they’re communicating the right messages to their customers. She'll discuss from a PR perspective, what went wrong, what went right, and areas where we had to pivot. She'll share examples of reputation management and how as professionals, we’ve had to lead our leaders during peak times of this crisis.

NCPRSA Refund Policy

For NCPRSA events (professional development, networking, skills, etc.), no refunds will be issued if the event is postponed by the Chapter due to an act of nature (snow, hurricane, etc.). If the Chapter cancels the event, refunds in full will be made as soon as feasible. If for some reason you are unable to attend an event for which you registered and paid, no refund will be issued, so we encourage you to transfer your registration to another professional.