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Posts Tagged ‘Public Relations’

UA’s Plank Center Co-Sponsors Study on Diversity in PR Firms

While members of a leading association of public relations professionals remain dissatisfied with the level of diversity and inclusion on their communication teams, few are being held accountable for developing and implementing strategies to improve. This is the key finding of a recent study conducted by Syracuse University and funded and released by the PRSA Foundation and the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama.

UA’s Plank Center Seeks Applicants for Fellowship for Educators Program

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama is accepting applications for the 7th Annual Fellowship for Educators program.

UA’s Plank Center Announces Educator Fellowship Class

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama has announced the fifth class for its Fellowship Program for Public Relations Educators.

UA Student Newspaper Wins National Mark of Excellence Award

A team of University of Alabama students has been named the winner of the Society of Professional Journalists’ national award for breaking news reporting by a large-circulation student newspaper.

UA Students Win SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards

Students from The University of Alabama were named winners in the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2013 regional Mark of Excellence contest.

Study of Trends in PR Reveals Digital, Gender, Generational Shifts, According to UA Plank Center

The largest and most global examination to date into the state of public relations profiles a profession being reshaped by forces as current as digital networks and as timeless as generational divides.

UA Plank Center Enters Second Year of Fellowship Program for Educators

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama announced plans for its second annual Fellowship Program for Public Relations Educators.

For Third Consecutive Year, UA’s PR Program Finalist for Education Program of Year by PRWeek Magazine

The University of Alabama’s public relations program is one of five finalists for PR Education Program of the Year, according to national awards compiled by and published in PRWeek magazine.

UA’s Plank Center to Honor Nonprofit Director for Mentorship

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama will present its inaugural Executive Mentorship Award to Billy Shore, founder and executive director of Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit leading the fight against childhood hunger in America, at an Oct. 14 dinner at the Union League Club in Chicago.

UA Plank Center Awards Leadership Grants in Public Relations

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama will award $8,500 to support two research projects that will enhance understanding of factors that contribute to effective and ethical leadership in public relations.

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