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Mentor Motto: Pay It Forward

December 6th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet  This is the second in a series of articles about this year’s “Milestones in Mentoring” Honorees. John Deveney, founder of New Orleans-based Deveney Communication, says, “being mentored changed my life and I’ve always sought to pay it forward.” After receiving a Mayoral Fellowship in the Public Information Department for the City of New Orleans, John […]

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Mentors Thrive on Mentees Willing to Learn, Grow

December 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet  First in a series of articles about “Milestones in Mentoring” Award winners Shelly Lazarus, Chairman Emeritus of Ogilvy & Mather, has always focused on developing people she works with. As she says, “A company will only be as successful as the people who work for it.” When asked about her own mentor, says it […]

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‘Culpwrit’ Award Winner: Kelsey Balimtas

November 17th, 2013 · No Comments

TweetBy Geri A. Evans, APR “ . . . and the winner of the Ron Culp Scholarship for Mentorship is Kelsey Balimtas, president of the PRSSA Chapter at American University.” With these words, a very bright and talented young woman pursuing a degree in public communications with minors in marketing and psychology moved her dreams […]

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Role Model Mentors Honored By Their Mentees

November 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet The importance and rewards of mentorship were underscored last night at the sold-out annual dinner of The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations in Chicago. Six great mentors in the field of communications received Milestones in Mentoring Awards, which recognizes those who lead by example in helping others succeed. Honorees were introduced by individuals who they personally mentored […]

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5 Important Tips for Educator Mentors

October 18th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet  I didn’t realize when I began teaching (as opposed to practicing) public relations that being a professor pretty much would guarantee that I would be a mentor. All of us who teach public relations have the opportunity to connect with, mentor and begin a lifelong mentoring network with our students. Students often don’t know […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post · Mentorship · Volunteerism