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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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So You’re a PR Pro Who Wants to Write a Novel? Six Tips to Make It Happen

September 18th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Rita Dragonette One of the most prevalent aspirations of public relations professionals is to—someday—write a novel. It makes sense: we have a facility with language, know its power, love words, and may even have started out as English majors with publishing dreams in our pockets. Though a really solid, beautifully written story is […]

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Marketing Legend Tom Burrell Will Receive First Betsy Plank Lifetime Mentoring Award

September 15th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet Tom Burrell, founder of Burrell Communications, is the first recipient of the Betsy Plank Lifetime Mentoring Award. One of the missions of the Plank Center is to recognize and promote the critical role mentors play helping to develop leaders and advance the profession. A legend in marketing communications, Tom Burrell will receive his award […]

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Make Yourself Memorable: Ask Great Questions

September 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet I met last week with a prospective student who I want to have in one of my future classes. Reason: She asked great questions. Her questions were so well organized that each answer logically led to the next question as she skillfully accumulated information that will help her decide where to pursue her graduate […]

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7 Proven Ways to Land a Dream Job

August 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy Lexie Dye While thousands of students are returning to college, recent graduates have either launched their careers or are trying to nail down their initial jobs. Others are just dreaming. How do you put yourself in a position for achieving the goal you dream about? Here are some pointers that will ensure a successful […]

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