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Learn & Reflect: 3 Lessons from Writing Boot Camp

November 16th, 2018 · 2 Comments

By Madeline Petschow  I’ve been on many adventures in my time at DePaul University. As I plan to graduate at the end of this quarter, I look over my time at DePaul and recall many fabulous experiences as an undergraduate PRAD student. It’s as if students think that experiences should wait until after they finish college. […]

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PR Experts Inspire Future Leaders: The #PlankMentor Experience

October 29th, 2018 · No Comments

By Victoria Fombelle Last Thursday, in the heart of downtown Chicago at DePaul’s College of Communication, public relations students from nine universities and professionals came together to learn and network at The Plank Center’s Milestones in Mentoring Student Session. This event was an extension of Plank Center’s Milestones in Mentoring Gala, which has been uniting […]

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Adapting to Change: 3 Takeaways from PRDecoded

October 24th, 2018 · No Comments

By Richie Roesner Hundreds of public relations professionals converged on the renowned Chicago startup hub, 1871, to for last week’s 2018 PRWeek conference, PRDecoded. With the promise of “a master class on the best tools, tactics and guidelines to ensure communicators thrive in an ever-evolving digital world,” two of my colleagues from Hill+Knowlton Strategies and […]

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Scholarship Winner’s Advice for College Success

October 10th, 2018 · 2 Comments

Just 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

Nearly 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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