The Leadership Behind the Leadership

Published on April 20, 2016, at 4:45 p.m. by Mackenzie Ross. Founded in 2005, The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations promotes leadership and innovation in the field of public relations. Each year, the…

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…

Keys to Student Success

Posted At: February 21, 2013 3:02 P.M. by Grayson Martin The public relations field is at a point where it is constantly being influenced by changing technology and strategies in communication. All that modern PR…

Earning Our Seat at the Table

​Posted At: November 20, 2012 4:00 P.M.
by Sam Nathews

The public relations professional is the runt of the corporate litter.

For those of us who stir and generate conversation on behalf of an organization, there has also been, for some time, an internal conversation brewing.

What Do You and Ben Franklin Have in Common?

Posted At: October 17, 2012 1:50 P.M.
by Kristin Nelson
“Those who are leaders recognize that public relations is grounded in democracy and the democratic process, where everyone has an opportunity to speak, to be heard and to debate…and to reach some kind of compromise or understanding. That is what fundamentally characterizes public relations.” -Betsy Plank

The Truth about Event Planning

Posted At: December 10, 2008 3:20 PM by Stephanie Summer Weddings, birthday parties, formal dinners — planning events such as these does not even begin to describe a public relations job. Although many people think…