NEW PERSPECTIVES BLOG

  • Where Are They Now? Kyleigh Benninger September 15, 2017 Featuring Kyleigh Benninger, CPRS Toronto Student Steering Committee VP External 2016/2017. What did you enjoy most about being on the SSC?  I got to meet and work with fantastic people on the Executive team, to share my experiences with students across the GTA, and hear about the experiences of others in many different stages of their ...
  • Where Are They Now? Sabrina Lavi August 24, 2017 Featuring Sabrina Lavi, CPRS Toronto Student Steering Committee Representative 2016/2017. What did you enjoy most about being on the SSC?  I enjoyed interacting with other students from the various college programs across the GTA and attending Passport to PR, which is a great networking opportunity for all aspiring public relations professionals.   Where do you work now ...
  • CPRS Toronto’s Doris Whiteside Award winners share tips for success in PR school May 25, 2017 Education Chair and Board Member Heath Applebaum recently caught up with each of the seven outstanding 2016 recipients of the Doris Whiteside Award. The awards are given to one deserving student at each Toronto public relations program annually, who exemplifies both academic excellence and outstanding leadership qualities. To qualify, students must be members of CPRS ...
  • National Volunteer Week – April 23-29, 2017 April 20, 2017 Next week is National Volunteer Week, and we want to acknowledge our enthusiastic and skilled volunteers who together, help us accomplish our objectives and grow our community.  As a non-profit professional society, CPRS Toronto appreciates the donation of time and effort from our Board of Directors and volunteers, who help to enhance our knowledge, skill ...
  • Where Are They Now? CPRS ACE Award Winner Student Public Relations Plan of the Year March 31, 2017 Stephanie Murphy was a member of the dedicated student team from Centennial College that won the #CPRSACE Student Public Relations Communications Plan of the Year. At the 2016 CPRS Toronto ACE Awards Gala, her team won for the Civic Action/Project Fusion campaign titled “Know the Signs” which focused on educating and building awareness around mental ...
  • Passport to PR with Strut Entertainment, Citizen Relations and Liquid Communications March 20, 2017 About Passport to PR Organized by the CPRS Toronto Student Steering Committee, this event offers students the opportunity to visit PR offices, speak to members of their team and get answers to all the burning questions they have about the industry. In groups of 15, students visit three public relations offices throughout downtown Toronto. As part of ...
  • Passport to PR Winter Edition: A Post-Event Recap March 20, 2017 Having recently completed a successful event, Building Media Relations, at the upper deck of the Pilot Tavern, CPRS Toronto Students’ continued its journey across the PR industry. On Thursday, Mar. 9, 2017, students travelled from schools across the area, including Centennial, Humber, Ryerson, Seneca and Sheridan, to attend the winter edition of Passport to PR. These students ...
  • No Such Thing as Generic Influence March 20, 2017 On February 28, 2017 Boyd Neil moderated a CPRS Toronto panel discussion entitled Navigating the Social Influencer Sphere. Check out his thoughts on the discussion on his personal blog 
  • Staying ahead of the curve March 18, 2017 With the public relations profession currently confronted with the need for profound change and adaptation, CPRS members are sure to find value in a speech by CPRS Toronto Board of Director and Chair of Education, Heath Applebaum.  Applebaum delivered a keynote address to students and faculty in the McMaster University, Master of Communications Management program that sparked rich discussion. Applebaum shared his insights into the ...
  • Building Media Relations: A Post-Event Recap March 7, 2017 By Maxim Naylor On Wednesday, February 22nd on the upper deck of Cumberland Street’s iconic Pilot Tavern, the CPRS Toronto Student Steering Committee hosted one of its annual events, Building Media Relations (BMR). BMR brings together a panel of local media and PR pros to answer questions on creating and sustaining relationships with the press. On the PR ...