Friday, February 20, 2004

Prestigious PR practitioners to participate in a panel discussion at the 5th UM Annual Communication Week

The program of the 5th annual Communication Week organized by the University of Miami School of Communication includes three events of interest for PR students:

Monday, March 08: Celebrity PR
1-1:50 p.m., The Learning Center, room 130
Dara Busch (Class of ‘95), Vice President, Rubenstein Public Relations
Erica Schwartz (Class of ’03), Assistant Account Executive, Susan Magrino Agency, Publicist for Martha Stewart

Tuesday, March 9: Media Management
10:50 a.m. – Noon, Frances L. Wolfson Building, Room 4027
Charles Bortnick (Class of ’76), COO, Westwood One

Wednesday, March 10: Contemporary Public Relations: Tactics + Strategy + Synergy
7-9 p.m., Frances L. Wolfson Building, Room 4027

Moderator: Don W. Stacks, Professor and Director of Advertising & Public Relations Program, UM School of Communication

Kathryn Collins, Director of Communication Research, General Motors Corporation
John W. Felton, President & CEO, Institute for Public Relations
Sandra Macleon, CEO, Echo, The Communications Research Group
Katie Paine, CEO, K.D. Paine & Partners
Donald K. Wright, Professor, University of South Alabama, President of the International Public Relations Association

Tuesday, February 03, 2004

PRSSA kicks off Spring semester

UM PRSSA will be holding its first general meeting on Wednesday February 4th at 6:30 pm in Eaton Residential College classroom 148. This will be a short introductory meeting where members will get a change to meet the executive board and hear about the benefits of being in PRSSA as well as receive information on upcoming events and PRSSA’s agenda for the spring semester. PRSSA hopes to provide its members with valuable information and opinions about the industry by having professionals attend meetings and share experiences.

Monday, February 02, 2004

New feed for PR News

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