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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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Why College Freshmen Should Get Involved in Student Organizations

August 15th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy Chelsea Journee My biggest regret throughout my college experience is that I did not get involved in student organizations my freshman year. Freshman year was a confusing time for me because I had moved from Texas to Oklahoma to attend the University of Oklahoma, specifically for its geology program. My whole life I thought I […]

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Remembering Kevin Lynch and 10 Qualities That Made Him a Very Special Leader and Friend

August 13th, 2018 · 5 Comments

Tweet To borrow a brand tagline from one of his former clients, “nobody didn’t like Kevin Lynch.” As co-owner of an agency with his wife, Kathy Baughman, Kevin entered my life 31 years ago during a business prospecting cold call shortly after I began my Chicago PR career at Sara Lee Corporation. Kevin could have […]

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