PRSSA Awards & Recognition

Students involved in NMU's Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America have received various honors throughout the years. In fact, the 2011 "Community Service Award" makes the fourth Leadership Recognition award for PRSSA in seven years, including "Organization of the Year" (2005), "Program of the Year" (2006), and "Advisor of the Year" (2008).  No other student organization has won in four of the six award categories.  Their other achievements are listed below:

 

2014
Jordan Paquet elected as PRSSA 2014-15 National Vice President of Member Services
 

2013
Brian Price elected as PRSSA 2013-14 National President
 

2012
Brian Price elected as PRSSA 2012-13 National Vice President of Chapter Development
-Received the Elaine Averick outstanding national committee member award

National President's Award Winner - Brian Price
National Gold Key Award Winner - Brian Price
 

2011
Volunteer Organization of the Month: February 2011

Volunteered by working with the White House Advance Team during President Obama's visit to NMU in February 2011

Selected Community Member of the year by Learning Family Homes

Won Superior Edge volunteer hours logging competition for Leadership

Won Superior Edge volunteer hours logging competition with 3,007.5 hours

Community Service Award winner:  April 2011
 

2010
Teaching Family Homes Community Member of the Year

Faculty Adviser, Walter Niebauer, recognized at PRSSA National
Conference for 18 years of advising, service, involvement and support.
 

2008
NMU Adviser of the Year: Wally Niebauer
 

2006
NMU Student Organization Program of the Year for speed skating entertainment at the USOEC Short Track Speed skating Trails

 

2005
NMU Student Organization of the Year
Cristina Seiter received the Elaine Averick outstanding national committee member award
 

2004
Top three finalist for Chapter of the Year at the National Conference
   
Cristina Seiter was elected as PRSSA National Vice President Internship/Job Services

National President's Award Winners - Julee Basal, Cristina Seiter, Jessica Kobriger, Rachel Melnick and Ben Williamson
   
Presented a Chapter Development Session titled "No town too big, no town too small -
PR, it's all around!" at the National Conference - Julee Basal, Cristina Seiter, Jessica
Kobriger, Rachel Melnick and Ben Williamson
 

2003
Walter Niebauer was selected as the NMU Student Organization Adviser of the Year
 

2002
Kimberly Prohaska was elected as PRSSA National Vice President of Public Relations