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Volunteerism Helps Good Causes And Careers

January 20th, 2014 · 4 Comments

TweetOn the flight back from Florida last night, I thought about the importance of engaging in nonprofit organizations during college and early stages of your career. Not only does it provide real-world experience but it also builds your network. That point was driven home as I spent the long weekend with fellow board members of the Indiana […]

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Tags: Careers · Mentorship · Volunteerism

Creating Your Own Legacy

January 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Tweet When asked by PRSSA National President Brian Price to reflect on the “Legacies from Legends in Public Relations” book, two significant life revelations came to mind as I re-read the 34 essays — mortality and legacy. Mortality: Although neither Millennials nor Boomers want to think much about their mortality, I was forced to do […]

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Tags: Careers · Future Leaders · Mentorship

Tribute to a Great Mentor, Don Kirchoffner

December 18th, 2013 · 5 Comments

TweetDon Kirchoffner (posthumously) is this year’s recipient of the Plank Center’s “Milestones in Mentoring” Legacy Award. This award recognizes those who have touched the lives of countless public relations professionals over the course of their exceptional career. Following a career as a public affairs leader for the U.S. Army, Don’s corporate career included the top […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post · Mentorship

Chicago PR Students Discover ‘The New York Way’

December 15th, 2013 · No Comments

TweetBesides confirming that Chicago pizza is better than its counterpart in New York, 45 DePaul University students returned from four days of agency, media and association visits in the Big Apple with a better understanding of The New York Way. Perhaps the biggest revelation from the special intersession course was the self confidence gained from […]

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Tags: Day in the Life · Future Leaders · Mentorship

Q&A With Mentorship Award Winner Nick Lucido

December 12th, 2013 · No Comments

TweetThis is the third in a series of articles about winners of the “Milestones in Mentoring” Awards. Despite what his friends may think, Nick Lucido does not spend his working hours lounging on plush leather couches in a bespoke three-piece suit, smoking cigarettes and sipping well-aged Scotch while dreaming up catchy slogans and creative PR […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post · Mentorship