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photo of PRSSA Kent The Kent State University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) excelled at the 2014 PRSSA National Conference and PRSA International Conference in Washington, D.C. on October 10 -14. PRSSA Kent earned multiple awards and was selected to present during a session at the national conference. Highlights: PRSSA Kent won...

Ewing Headshot Professor Michele Ewing, APR, joined an elite group of 300 professionals who have dedicated more than 20 years of excellence to the public relations industry. Less than two percent of PRSA members are accepted into the College of Fellows. “I’m really honored to be joining such an elite group of PR professionals,” Ewing said. “I feel like...

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Ewing Headshot JMC professors Wendy Wardell, Stephanie Smith, Jan Leach and Joe Murray will offer their perspectives and examine the moral, ethical and business implications on advertising, public relations, digital media and journalism, as well as what it means for students entering the workforce. JMC Director Thor Wasbotten will moderate the discussion...

Ewing Headshot Industry professionals from more than a dozen companies and organizations across our region will offer relevant career advice at Communications Connection, a networking event sponsored by Kent State’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA Kent) and Franklin Advertising  Associates (FAA, formerly JMC’s Ad Club). The...

The 2013 Bateman Team placed second in the nation in the Public Relations Student Society of America Compeitition The Public Relations Student Society of America named Kent State University’s Blue Team as the second place finisher in the national Bateman case study competition May 10. KSU Blue had been named one of three national finalists – out of 68 teams from across the country that submitted entries – in the competition April 15. Eighty teams...

The 2013 Bateman Team placed second in the nation in the Public Relations Student Society of America Compeitition For the first time, a team of Kent State University students will compete as finalists in the  Public Relations Student Society of America's annual Bateman case study competition. The Bateman competition requires students to create, implement and evaluate a public relations plan for a real client. For the 2013 competition, students were given...

The 2013 Bateman Team placed second in the nation in the Public Relations Student Society of America Compeitition Two teams of Kent State University public relations students are competing in this year’s 2013 Bateman Case Study Competition where they have been presented with the challenge to develop a campaign to increase awareness and inform key audiences about the effects of bullying. “This class is different from PR Campaigns, the senior capstone...

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photo of PRSSA Kent The Kent State University Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) won three national awards at the PRSSA National Conference in San Francisco. PRSSA Kent won the Teahan Award, the most prestigious PRSSA award, for its website, and the Star Chapter Award for its achievement of Chapter and professional goals. PRSSA Kent...

photo of PRSSA Kent For some students graduating from Kent State University on Saturday, Dec. 15, their walk across the stage at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center will be their first time actually stepping foot on campus. On that day, 16 students from around the country graduate from Kent State’s online master’s degree concentration in public relations....

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photo of Katy Coduto For Kent State electronic media major Katy Coduto, working this summer as a publicity intern at renowned record label company Warner Brothers Records is a dream come true. Coduto, who also is the program director at Kent State’s TV2, has always wanted to work in publicity and public relations. “I realize how lucky I am to be working at Warner...