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Dr. Amiso M. George Receives PRSA’s Outstanding Educator Award

Dr. Amiso M. George Receives PRSA’s Outstanding Educator Award NEW YORK (Oct. 9, 2017) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) presented Amiso M. George, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA with its Outstanding Educator Award, which recognizes a PRSA member who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of public relations education through college  … Read more

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Dianne Danowski Smith Receives PRSA’s Paul M. Lund Award for Public Service

Dianne Danowski Smith Receives PRSA’s Paul M. Lund Award for Public Service NEW YORK (Oct. 9, 2017) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) presented Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA, with its Paul M. Lund Public Service Award, which honors a PRSA member whose participation as a volunteer in important public activities has  … Read more

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PRSA’s San Francisco Chapter Wins National Organization’s 2017 “Chapter Diversity Award”

PRSA’s San Francisco Chapter Wins National Organization’s 2017 “Chapter Diversity Award” Boston (Oct. 8, 2017) – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community, last night presented the 2017 “Chapter Diversity Award” to its San Francisco Chapter. The award was announced as part of the PRSA 2017 International Conference’s  … Read more

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Louis Capozzi Receives PRSA’s Gold Anvil Award for Lifetime Achievement in Public Relations

Louis Capozzi Receives PRSA’s Gold Anvil Award for Lifetime Achievement in Public Relations NEW YORK (Oct. 8, 2017) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) presented Louis Capozzi, APR, Fellow PRSA, with its Gold Anvil Award, the Society’s highest individual award and considered to be the Society’s lifetime achievement award. The award was presented  … Read more

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Maria P. Russell Receives Patrick Jackson Award for Distinguished Service to PRSA

Maria P. Russell Receives Patrick Jackson Award for Distinguished Service to PRSA NEW YORK (Oct. 8, 2017) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) presented Maria P. Russell, APR, Fellow PRSA, with its Patrick Jackson Award for significant contributions in advancing the professional development of its members. The Patrick Jackson Award recognizes members whose  … Read more

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PRSA Announces 2018 Board of Directors

PRSA Announces 2018 Board of Directors NEW YORK (Oct. 7, 2017) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community, today announced its 2018 Board of Directors during its Leadership Assembly in Boston. Those elected to fill the open officer positions are: Chair-Elect: Debra D. Peterson, APR,  … Read more

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The PRSA Foundation and PRSSA Announce 2017 Awards and Scholarships

The PRSA Foundation and PRSSA Announce 2017 Awards and Scholarships NEW YORK (Sept. 6, 2017) — The PRSA Foundation, the leading nonprofit public relations organization focused on increasing diversity in the public relations field, and the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) are proud to announce the recipients of their 2017 awards and scholarships.  … Read more

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IPR and PRSA Announce New Editor-in-Chief and Associate Senior Editor for PR Journal

Gainesville, Fla., — The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) have appointed Dr. Hilary Fussell Sisco, APR, to serve as Editor-in-Chief and Dr. Julie O’Neil to serve as Senior Associate Editor of the Public Relations Journal. The Public Relations Journal is a free, web-based, open-access, peer-reviewed, indexed quarterly academic journal jointly published by  … Read more

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Zeigler College of Business Offers PRSA MBA-Level Strategic Communications Course

 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Zeigler College of Business Offers PRSA MBA-Level Strategic Communications Course NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2017 — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) announced today that Bloomsburg University’s Zeigler College of Business has become the 16th accredited business school in the nation to offer the MBA-level strategic communications course as part  … Read more

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PRSA Foundation Will Provide Grants To Multicultural Students To Attend PRSSA National Conference

PRSA FOUNDATION WILL PROVIDE GRANTS TO MULTICULTURAL STUDENTS TO ATTEND PRSSA NATIONAL CONFERENCE NEW YORK (Aug. 10, 2017) — The PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) Foundation has announced it is offering grants of up to $2,500 each for eight multicultural students to attend the PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) National Conference, Oct.  … Read more

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PRSA Announces 2018 Board of Directors Nominees

PRSA Announces 2018 Board of Directors Nominees NEW YORK (Aug. 1, 2017) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community, announced its officer and director nominees for its 2018 board of directors. The nominees for 2018 officer positions are: Chair-Elect Debra D. Peterson, APR, vice president,  … Read more

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PRSA Announces New “Evening Series”

PRSA Announces New “Evening Series” Providing Innovative Offerings to Meet the Evolving Communications Landscape   NEW YORK (July 31, 2017) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest community of communications professionals, continues to unveil more new programming, updating and expanding its suite of offerings to communications practitioners with a new “Evening  … Read more

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PRSA Welcomes 11 New Members Into Its Prestigious College of Fellows in 2017

PRSA Welcomes 11 New Members Into Its Prestigious College of Fellows in 2017 NEW YORK (July 19, 2017) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has announced the election of 11 new members into the organization’s prestigious College of Fellows, an honorary organization within PRSA comprised of more than 350 senior practitioners and educators,  … Read more

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PRSA and IPR Partner to Relaunch the “Public Relations Journal”

PRSA and IPR Partner to Relaunch the “Public Relations Journal” Combined Venture Provides Content-Rich Expertise for the Public Relations Profession  NEW YORK (June 21, 2017) – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community, and the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), an independent, nonprofit foundation focused on  … Read more

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Trends in Communications Industry Show Companies Slow to Adopt New Technologies

Trends in Communications Industry Show Companies Slow to Adopt New Technologies NEW YORK (June 20, 2017) —  The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and theEMPLOYEEapp by APPrise Mobile today released findings from a new study on technology usage by the Communications Industry.  The report is based on a survey of more than 600 communications  … Read more

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PRSA Reveals Winners of 2017 Silver Anvils

NASA’s “Year in Space” Campaign Wins ‘Best of Silver Anvil’ Award NEW YORK, June 8, 2017 — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) announced the winners for communication industry’s esteemed Silver Anvil Award, representing the best in strategic and influential public relations programs spanning a wide range of categories and sectors. PRSA bestowed 56  … Read more

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PRSA Reveals Winners of the 2017 Bronze Anvil Awards

NEW YORK (May 1, 2017) – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) announced the winners for the communication industry’s esteemed Bronze Anvil Award, representing the best in public relations programs demonstrating creative tactics. “The PRSA Bronze Anvil reflects some of the most dynamic tactics used by today’s public relations professionals,” said Joseph Truncale, Ph.D., CAE and CEO  … Read more

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Public Relations Professionals Can Use APR Certification Toward Northeastern University Master’s Degree

March 30, 2017 — Northeastern University College of Professional Studies is offering students who have successfully completed the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) professional certification the equivalent of three courses of academic credit (nine quarter hours) toward a Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication. This recognizes the rigorous program of study required to  … Read more

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PRSA Reveals List of Finalists for the 2017 Silver Anvil Awards

NEW YORK (March 29, 2017) – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) announced the finalists for the communication industry’s esteemed Silver Anvil Award, representing the best in strategic and influential public relations programs. The top campaign in each respective category will win a Silver Anvil, and the finalists in each category will take home an Award  … Read more

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PRSA to Offer Certificate in Reputation Management

Interactive Live Online Course Focused on Providing Management-level Communicators with Best Practices and Fundamentals for Effective Reputation Leadership   New York, (March 9, 2017) – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest community of communications professionals, and Reputation Economy Advisors, the respected leader in providing advisory services to organizations seeking to connect  … Read more

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PRSA’s 2018 Leadership Recruitment Process Opens

The Public Relations Society of America Seeks Candidates to Fill Three Annually Available Executive Committee Positions and Six Director Positions; One At-Large Seat is Available to both APR and Non-APR Member To be eligible for an officer position, the candidate must meet the eligibility criteria required of a District director and must have served on  … Read more

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PRSA Statement on “Alternative Facts”

Truth is the foundation of all effective communications. By being truthful, we build and maintain trust with the media and our customers, clients and employees. As professional communicators, we take very seriously our responsibility to communicate with honesty and accuracy. The Public Relations Society of America, the nation’s largest communications association, sets the standard of  … Read more

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