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The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations

Published on November 10, 2021 at 11:43 a.m. by Faith Saucier. The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations is an expert resource for public relations professionals, educators and students. The Center sponsors research, mentoring, national awards and service programs to advance the understanding and

From PR Professionals to PR Professors: Mark Harris, Ron Culp and Rick White

From PR Professionals to PR Professors: Mark Harris, Ron Culp and Rick White

Published on April 29, 2020, at 5:50 p.m. by Janie Creighton. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a professor is a “faculty member of the highest academic rank at an institution of higher education.” Another definition states, “One that teaches or professes special knowledge of an

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in PR

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in PR

Published on April 3, 2019, at 4:03 p.m. by Cassidy Anderson. The lack of diversity and inclusion in the world of public relations is a gargantuan issue in the field. The PR industry cannot succeed without encouraging heterogeneity among its professionals. The quest to diversify

Corporate PR Practice in Following Trends

Corporate PR Practice in Following Trends

Published on April 5, 2018, at 10:36 a.m. by Elizabeth Driver. Knowledge plays a vital role in the public relations profession. Practitioners are expected to continuously develop and expand their understanding of the ever-changing PR industry. For some, this may include checking daily trade news,

What a Difference a Year Can Make

What a Difference a Year Can Make

Published on November 9, 2016, at 4:34 p.m. By Sonny Franks Tomorrow night, hundreds of the most influential public relations professionals in the country will gather in one place to celebrate seven of their own… and I’ll be there too. The Plank Center for Leadership in

Ron Culp: Achieving the PR Quadfecta

Ron Culp: Achieving the PR Quadfecta

Posted on December 1, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. by Taylor Shelnutt. Ever met someone who has truly done it all, managing a full career and a fuller life with apparent effortlessness? Ron Culp, professional director of the public relations and advertising graduate program at DePaul

Say “Yes” to No Stress

Say “Yes” to No Stress

Posted: November 20, 2014, 8:40 p.m. by Kelsey Weiss. One of the headlines that seems to reappear in news outlets nationally is the state of the economy and just how it affects the current job market for college graduates. Coupled with the influx of highly qualified candidates

Keys to Student Success

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 students can hope to understand about this ever-changing profession is

What's in Your Professional Toolbox?

Posted At: September 19, 2012 2:38 P.M. by Leighton Brown What does it mean to be actively involved? Is joining an organization enough?

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