Show a PR Colleague Some Love & Help Fund Professional Development Scholarships

Show a PR Colleague Some Love & Help Fund Professional Development Scholarships February is the month we celebrate love, and it isn’t limited to romantic relationships. It’s a time for you to show appreciation for people who are important to you. The Florida Public Relations Education Foundation is giving you an opportunity to “Show a […]

My career has strengthened since becoming a Certified Public Relations Counselor and yours can too

Jay Morgan-Schleuning, APR, CPRC Vice President, Accreditation & Certification When public relations practitioners who aren’t certified ask me about the Certified Public Relations Counselor (CPRC) designation, they typically ask if it’s worth doing. My answer is a resounding, “Yes!” And not because I’m FPRA’s vice president of accreditation and certification this year. I have grown […]

Meet our 2019 Annual Conference Digital Media Team!

BIG THANKS to our 2019 Digital Media Team who will be capturing key takeaways during breakout sessions and sharing via social media in case you have to make a tough decision between two breakout sessions!

LeadershipFPRA’s Tallahassee Takeover

LeadershipFPRA Class III took over the Florida Senate Chambers March 28 as part of the program’s annual Government, Law & Ethics session in Tallahassee. The day started with Capital Chapter members welcoming the Class to their monthly meeting, featuring a panel of experts on the power of podcasting, including SalterMitchell PR President Heidi Oatway, APR, […]

CN Enjoys Experiential Learning and Phenomenal Fun in St. Augustine – Melanie Mowry Etters, APR, CPRC

  Members of the Counselors’ Network (CN) and LeadershipFPRA enjoyed two full days of professional development with the Counselors’ Network Winter Symposium held in St. Augustine on January 24-26, 2019.   On the first day, City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman shared the many challenges he and his team faced during the Las […]

Year-End Giving – Colleen Thayer, APR, CPRC

As the year is coming to an end, I again am reflecting on the work that has been done through the Florida Public Relations Education Foundation (FPREF). Thanks to your ongoing generosity, we have been able to provide thousands of dollars in scholarships for students pursuing their education in the public relations field and offer […]

Welcome to our new student members!

We’ve had a great month of recruiting new student members! Please give them all a big Welcome!     Bethune-Cookman University Demetria Davis     Florida State University Amanda Miller Josie Smith           University of Central Florida Sarah Abdul Ashley Albers Annie Allred Natalie Alvarez Albert Aronov Ashley Bejsovec Megan Bunce […]

Last chance to be part of the FPRE Foundation 250

Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of the Florida Public Relations Education (FPRE) Foundation 250 Club. The Foundation is trying to raise $6,250 that will go towards student scholarships, APR rebates and a professional development scholarship to Annual Conference. No amount is too small. The FPRE Foundation would like to thank our members who […]


I was not familiar with the Foundation scholarship program until I was launching my business and had very limited resources. Roger Pynn shared this opportunity and encouraged me to apply for a scholarship that was offered in the past to attend the Counselors Network next session in Tampa. With his urging, I completed the application […]

Florida Public Relations Education Foundation at work – Jennifer Moss, APR, CPRC of the Central West Coast Chapter

In the past, the FPREF has supported me both through a rebate for my APR exam fees and through a scholarship to CN Winter Symposium.  When I took my APR exam, I was with an organization that did not pay for the fees, so knowing the rebate was available was helpful in my decision to […]

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