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Future PR Leaders Step Up to the Challenge at Plank Center Case Study Competition

November 17th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Asa McCormick In early October, I received a phone call from Johnny Sparks, chairman of the Department of Journalism at Ball State University.  After a brief conversation, Dr. Sparks informed me I was selected to attend a conference with The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations. Despite my limited knowledge about the program […]

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Great Mentors Share Insights at ‘Best Night in PR”

November 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Maret Montanari Inspired and energized hardly describe the range of emotions I experienced at The Plank Center’s annual Milestones in Mentoring Gala. Undoubtedly, this event rightfully earns its title as “The Best Night in PR.” The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations hosted its 8th annual gala on Oct. 26 in Chicago. The […]

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Entry-level PR Professionals Rank Writing as One of Their Top Levels of Expertise

November 1st, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR One of the most surprising findings in the recent study by the Institute for Public Relations and the Public Relations Society of America was that four of the highest ranked areas of knowledge of entry-level professionals were related to one of the core functions of public relations: writing. Not […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Join a Small-to-Mid Sized Firm

October 23rd, 2017 · 1 Comment

TweetBy Madeline Hauser In a world where holding companies seem to be the norm, independent agencies still hold a large share of the PR and advertising market. Our PR/ad class had the chance to hear about the path to creating an independent company from Kimberly Eberl, CEO and Founder of Motion PR; Nick Kalm, Founder […]

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Peer Mentoring in College, What’s In It For Me?

October 16th, 2017 · 2 Comments

TweetBy Colin Wylie Professionals frequently hear the call to action to become mentors to the rising generation. Numerous studies have indicated the correlation between mentorship and engagement in the workplace. Recently, a study of millennials by Deloitte indicated, “Mentoring is having a positive impact and six in ten (61 percent) Millennials are currently benefiting from […]

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Tags: Future Leaders · Guest Post · Mentorship