PRSA 2012 International Conference: NEWS RELEASES
Leading up to and throughout the PRSA 2012 International Conference, CommPRO.biz and PRSA will share the latest in Conference news, feature articles, video interviews and attendee insights and commentary. Be sure to check back daily for the up-to-the-minute happenings from the PRSA International Conference.
Ketchum Chair Kotcher Wins PRSA’s Prestigious Gold Anvil Award For Lifetime Achievement in Public Relations
SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 15, 2012) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has bestowed its highest individual honor, the Gold Anvil Award, on Ketchum Senior Partner and Chair Ray Kotcher. The award, presented today at the PRSA 2012 International Conference, is PRSA’s lifetime achievement award, given annually to an individual whose work has significantly advanced the practice and standards of public relations.
Atlanta Public Relations Professional Love Wins PRSA’s Paul M. Lund Public Service Award
SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 15, 2012) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has given its 2012 Paul M. Lund Public Service Award to Metro Atlanta Chamber Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing Bari Love. The award, presented today at the PRSA International Conference in San Francisco, is given annually to a PRSA member whose public service has benefited his or her community and reflected positively on PRSA.
Commission on Public Relations Education Defines Standards for Public Relations Master’s Degree Education
NEW YORK (Oct. 15, 2012) — Public relations students and their future employers will gain a competitive edge in the intense public relations profession by enrolling in master’s degree programs that meet standards in the Commission on Public Relations Education’s latest report. “Standards for a Master’s Degree in Public Relations: Educating for Complexity,” funded by the PRSA Foundation and the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations, recommends a core curriculum focused on five areas.
PRSA Names IBM’s Iwata 2012 Public Relations Professional of the Year (October 14, 2012)
Brazilian Educator and Author Earns PRSA’s Atlas Award (October 14, 2012)
MWW’s Cohen Elected to Lead Public Relations Society of America in 2014 (October 13, 2012)
PRSA International Conference App Directs, Connects Conference Attendees (October 8, 2012)