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American University

Chapter President:
American University
Jenna DePellegrini

Faculty Adviser:
Gemma R. Puglisi
Assistant Professor
American University

Student-run Firm Director:
Jonathan Bergman

Chapter Location

Mary Graydon Center, MCK 207
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016

Website: www.auprssa.org


American University’s Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (AU PRSSA) is dedicated to bringing public relations, advertising, marketing and communication students together professionally and socially, to enhance members' education, broaden their professional network, and launch their careers after graduation. As part of a national organization, members are a part of a large network connecting them to opportunities throughout the country. AU’s chapter of PRSSA is over 100 members large, has hosted a National Conference and several regional conferences, in addition to bringing in over 20 speakers each year. The AU chapter is the parent organization for both Eagle Communications (AU’s own student-run PR firm) and the Bateman Team (Participating in an annual PR case study competition each year). AU’s chapter has won the national recognition of Star Chapter for 3 years in a row, in addition to accepting the top national award for Diversity and Inclusion in 2017. 

Chapter Firm: Eagle Communications

Firm Director: Alex Downing
Email: eaglecommunications@auprssa.org

Eagle Communications works to bring expert, innovative solutions to their client’s communication strategies. Whether it’s a small scope for digital content creation or implementing a whole new branding campaign, Eagle Communications has answers.

Chapter News

AU PRSSA Hosted NYC at AU 2
November 5, 2014

American University to Host “Two Worlds” Regional Conference March 23 and 24
March 22, 2012

American University Regional Activity -- ''PR in D.C.- It's Not Just Politics''
February 7, 2006

American University PRSSA releases officer training and transition manual
February 27, 2003