Under the Menfluence

Posted: March 16, 2015, 10:13 a.m. by Esther Workman. Public relations is a female-saturated industry dominated by males. But not for long. According to a 2010 Ragan study, the PR industry is 85 percent female,…

A Decade of Dedication

Posted: February 4, 2015, 8:05 p.m. by Connor Fox. On this day in 2005, the University of Alabama Board of Trustees established a center to help develop and recognize outstanding performance in the public relations…

You’re Hired, Now What?

Posted: October 17, 2014, 11:31 a.m. by Rachel Uniatowski. You did it. You landed your first job right out of college, and you’re on your way to becoming a public relations professional. But wait —…

Top Five Reasons to Know About The Plank Center

Posted: March 13, 2014, 9:25 p.m. by Myreete Wolford. I have a present for you, a treasure you may have yet to discover. The public relations nerd in you should be squealing with excitement because…

Betsy Stories Are Legendary

Posted: February 14, 2014, 4:30 p.m., by Myreete Wolford. “Stories about Betsy [Plank] are legendary.” Chief Communications Officer of Wisconsin Energy Co. Rick White agreed to do an interview with me regarding his work with…

Leadership Series: Robert French

Published At: November 4, 2013 2:30 p.m. by Susan Griffiths No public relations career is identical to another. Every PR professional follows a unique path to success, and in Auburn, Ala., there is a success…

Leadership Series: Waller & Company Public Relations

Posted At: October 11, 2013 1:30 p.m. by Ashley Jones Barrett and Mary Waller are a devoted married couple going hand-in-hand in life and in their careers. As co-owners of Waller & Company Public Relations,…

Beards as Branding

Posted At: September 27, 2013 9:30 a.m. by Brian C. Hoff Disclaimer: While this article may seem misogynistic because of consistent references to male facial hair and the qualities it represents, it is important to…

Getting Perspective

Posted At: April 12, 2007 10:22 AM Learning about leadership in public relations by Bethany Cobb Leadership is an integral part of any success and it plays a vital role in public relations. In March…

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