PRSA and PRSSA members crowd in front of the room Huffington will be speaking (Andrea Ciurej/UNO).
Janna Brock, President Cassie Prestia, Heather Nasif, Yan He, Jill Sauser and Faculty adviser Karen Weber (left to right) wait in front of the hall where Huffington will speak (Andrea Ciurej/UNO).
After addressing the crowd, Huffington interviewed Wendell Potter, the Center for Media and Democracy's Senior Fellow on Health Care. Potter left his 20-year career as a corporate public relations executive for one of the nation's largest health insurance companies to advocate for health-care reform.
Huffington also held a book signing in the Marriott's San Diego Ballroom following her speech.
Arianna Huffington signing various books she has written for PRSA and PRSSA members (Andrea Ciurej/UNO).
Students Andrea Ciurej and Yan He purchased Huffington's book "Right is Wrong: How the Lunatic Fringe Hijacked America, Shredded the Constitution and Made us all Less Safe (and What you Need to Know to End the Madness)." Both attended the book signing and posed in a photo with Huffington.
Andrea Ciurej seen with Arianna Huffington as she signs Ciurej's book (Yan He/UNO PRSSA).
Yan He (left) and Andrea Ciurej (right) are seen with PRSA President Michael Cherenson after Huffington's speech and interview (Photo courtesy: Andrea Ciurej/UNO).
Before Huffington's session, PRSSA students sat in officer discussions. These discussions were a time for students who hold an executive board position with thier chapter or are interested in holding a position meet with other chapters to share ideas about their position.
Officer discussions were held for the following positions: president and vice president; secretary and treasurer; PR liaision, historian and webmaster; and publications and student-run firms.