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What’s Your PRSSA IQ?

You may know your Chapter like the back of your hand, but how well do you know PRSSA National facts and figures? Take this quiz to discover your PRSSA IQ. — Meghan Caprez is a second-year graduate student at Kent State University, studying mediated and mass communication. A six-year member of PRSSA, Meghan has served […]

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Alabama, Boston, North Carolina—January and February Regional Conference Preview

Regional Conferences are kicking off this month, with schools from all over the country ready to host conferences for everyone to enjoy. The University of Alabama is first on the list, hoping to help all attendees fine-tune their public relations skills. Boston University and the combined forces of Elon University and University of North Carolina […]

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#PlankMentor Panel Recognizes Mentorship in Public Relations

Event: #PlankMentor Panel, DePaul University Presenter: Patrick Ford, Burson Marsteller; Barri Rafferty, Ketchum; Danny Rubin, Rubin Communications Group; Ron Culp, DePaul University Recap: The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations capped off its 10 year anniversary with the sixth annual Milestones in Mentoring celebration on Oct. 29. Public relations students from around the country […]

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Chapters Commemorate Betsy Plank by Celebrating #BetsyDay in Unique Ways

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Celebrate Public Relations with the Plank Center

Ten years ago, the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations was established and named after the “first lady of public relations,” Betsy Plank. The board of trustees at The University of Alabama established the Plank Center on February 4, 2005, to develop research, scholarships and forums that advance the ethical practice of public relations. […]

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Legends of Public Relations: Betsy Plank

Note from the Editor: The following blog post is one of a four-part “Legends of Public Relations” series on Progressions. All excerpts were originally published in “Legacies from Legends in Public Relations” by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations in 2007, a booklet which celebrated the 40th anniversary of PRSSA with personal messages for students written by […]

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Creating Your Own Legacy

Note from the Editor: This post is the prelude to a “Legends of Public Relations” series on Progressions, premiering on Jan. 13, 2014. Revisit Progressions over the next few weeks to gain advice and inspiration from four legendary public relations professionals. When asked by PRSSA National President Brian Price to reflect on the “Legacies from Legends in Public […]

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Past Presidents Remember Betsy Plank

Following the announcement that Betsy Plank, APR, Fellow PRSA, passed away this weekend, the people Betsy inspired, mentored and guided have been posting their memories about the godmother of PRSSA. Among the people Betsy took great pride in were PRSSA National Presidents. Below are a collection of thoughts and memories from PRSSA National Presidents — […]

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