ORU PRSSA Chapter Wins Regional Conference Bid

The Public Relations Student Society of America has awarded the Oral Roberts University chapter of PRSSA the designation of 2010 regional event host. The ORU chapter was chosen from among 25 chapters competing for the prestigious designation. Of these, 12 chapters were selected to host regional events across the United States. The ORU chapter regional event will serve PRSSA's District 3 which includes Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma.

ORU senior students Elissa Peterson and Jenna Schario prepared the award-winning proposal and will serve as co-directors for the conference scheduled for late February 2010. ORU Director of Public Relations Jeremy Burton serves as professional advisor to the chapter. ORU Media Instructor Cristi Freudenrich serves as faculty advisor.