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UNO PRSSA Best of Show.

UNO’s award-winning chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America won “Best of Show” from PRSA Nebraska at the annual gala.

The chapter also received an award of excellence for their National Organ Donor Awareness Competition entry. It was one of four PRSA Nebraska awards for 2012. Students also were recognized for their Italian Night annual fundraiser, Santa Paws, and the Green Dot campaign.

* Best of Show and Award of Excellence: "Be the Missing Piece" campus event to promote organ donation
* Award of Merit: Green Dot branding campaign for bystanders to reduce power based violence
* Award of Merit: Santa Paws fundraiser for Hearts United for Animals
*Award of Merit: La Notte Italiana fundraiser

One month earlier, UNO PRSSA won the top chapter in the nation for the second time in four years. UNO public relations students also work for the Maverick PR firm, which handles about 15 clients per year. UNO School of Communication students gain professional experience and provide a public service to the community.