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Scholarship Winner’s Advice for College Success

October 10th, 2018 · 2 Comments

TweetJust returned from Austin, Texas where I met several hundred enthusiastic future PR pros at the PRSSA National Conference. It was especially fun to present my annual mentorship scholarship to someone who is destined to make her mark on our profession–Maret Montanari. Now a senior public relations major, Maret is firm director of Capstone Agency, an impressive 116-person […]

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‘Living Legends’ Offer Career Tips to PR Students

October 7th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetNearly 1,000 students woke up early Sunday morning in hip-and-happening Austin, Texas to have breakfast with some 30 PR pros and educators. What followed was a panel discussion where two “living legends” offered advice on how to turn college experiences into successful careers. University of Alabama senior Maret Montanari led the advice-rich conversation with Ray Kotcher and Cheryl Procter-Rogers, APR, […]

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Goal for Eternal Students: ‘Fall’ Into Something New

October 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Sarah Dougherty When was the last time you did something for the first time? I’m both quoting a country song by Darius Rucker and genuinely asking. With the back-to-school feeling in the air and fall upon us, it’s difficult not to think about the “night before class” jitters and wonder about what lessons […]

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Page Honorees Cite Important Leadership Traits Ranging From Courage to Active Listening

October 1st, 2018 · No Comments

TweetNearly 300 chief communications officers, agency heads and educators met in Washington, DC last week for the 35th annual Page conference. Under the conference theme “Purpose, Policy & Protest: The Role of the Corporation on Social Issues,” the group discussed pressures facing businesses and CCOs in responding to increasing stakeholder expectations for corporate purpose and […]

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A Tutorial in Mentorship from an Emerging Leader

September 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet Meet Eric Winkfield, public affairs manager at Pepco, an Exelon-owned utility company that provides service to customers in Washington, D.C. and to surrounding communities in Maryland. Eric will receive this year’s Emerging Leader at the ninth annual Milestones in Mentoring gala on Oct. 26. Eric received his undergraduate degree in PR from Florida A&M […]

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