ImPRessions is an entirely student-run public relations firm based in Athens, Ohio. The firm operates as a subsidiary of the Hugh M. Culbertson chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.



Associates work together with their supervisors to come up with thorough and detailed campaigns for clients. 


Fostering an environment for growth leaves room for associates to be successful in every aspect. 



Events within the firm create a sense of togetherness, which in turns leads to commitment and accountability 

Recognized multiple years by PRSSA National as the Most Outstanding Firm


ImPRessions provides organizations with valuable public relations services free of charge. Our professional and knowledgeable students are wowing clients year after year with their dedication, passion and creativity.


Keep Ohio Beautiful

Keep Ohio Beautiful (KOB), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, believes that everyone deserves to live in an environment that is healthy, safe, clean and beautiful. By growing the local affiliate network, providing a strong support system, and sharing best practices, Keep Ohio Beautiful enables volunteers i communities throughout Ohio to improve waste handling practices, litter prevention, recycling, beautification and community greening efforts.

Athens Conservancy

Athens Conservancy is a non-profit organization of a type known as a land trust. Their mission is to protect open space lands in Athens county, Ohio and surrounding counties. ImPRessions started their largest fundraising event, Zombie Run, which is a 5K Halloween race. This year the account is hoping to have the event at The Ridges. They will also be starting an Instagram and an Ohio University Student Chapter of the Conservancy.  

Wolf Tree Collective

Our newest client is an all natural play and community center for children, adults, and families of all demographics. At the space they offer educational classes, support groups, family events and opportunities to explore the arts, such as family concert nights and mostly art shows. 

Southeast Ohio Copperheads

The Copperheads are Southern Ohio's Great Lakes Collegiate Summer League team. The team is comprised of college level athletes from across the country. The Copperheads offer a professional style experience in Southeastern Ohio for players and fans. This Year the accounts plan to continue hosting popular community events, to reach a wider audience and to work closely with the media staff to build up a social media presence. 

Black Sheep Improv & Blue Pencil

Black Sheep improv is a student-run improvisational group at Ohio University that performs every Thursday at 9pm in Baker Student center. This is the second year ImPRessions will be working with Black Sheep. This year the account will work with event planning, promotions, social media and design. 

Blue Pencil is a stand up comedy show that performs every Saturday at 8pm in Baker Student Center and shows are completely free. 

Joint Police Advisory Council

The Joint Police Advisory Council (JPAC) us a joint venture of the City of Athens and Ohio University. The council is charged with maintaining productive lines of communication between members of the City-University community and the police departments who serve them. The council has an emphasis on shared solutions that make the optimal use of resources and best meet the needs of the overall community. 

Burr Oak Getaways

Burr Oak Getaways is a tourist destination offering private cabin/cottage rentals, hiking, kayaking and paddle boarding near Burr Oak State Park and the surrounding communities of Morgan, Athens and Perry Counties. This is the first year ImPRessions is working with this client. This account will work to spread awareness of Burr Oak Getaways to the Athens community through events and social media. 

Go Bus 

GoBus is a bus system that provides transportation between non urbanized and urbanized areas. The account will be assisting GoBus's expansion by reaching out to student publications at multiple Ohio college campuses in addition to Ohio University. the GoBus account will engage with the OU student body on social media through Twitter and Instagram campaigns. 

West Side Wingery 

West Side Wingery is a brand new carry-out style restaurant serving wings, tacos and other delicious eats on the west side of Athens. This is the first year that ImPRessions is working with this client. The account will work to increase social media presence, find its brand and draw awareness to this new restaurant. 

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism 

The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism is part of the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University and accredited by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. This year the account will work with video editing and design software, learn branding techniques and event planning.

Ohio State Bar Association

The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) is a professional organization for anyone admitted into the practice of law. This is ImPRessions first year working with this account. The account is responsible for reviewing a website created by OSBA as a resource for future, current and post-grad law students. The account works on gathering feedback and suggestions on the design, structuring and content of the website, as well as identifying competition. 

Athens County Humane Society

The Athens County Humane Society is a non-profit organization committed to promoting better care and compassion for animals and reducing abandonment and euthanasia of healthy animals by providing spay and neuter assistance and education. ImPRessions started their annual fundraiser, Woof & Wine, an annual wine tasting event during Ohio University's Mom's Weekend. This year the account will focus on creating and implementing fun and furry "Cat of the Week" posts on hopes of increasing cat adoption in Athens.