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The Plank Center Celebrates a Decade of Success

The Center will celebrate its one decade of success with a monthly series to highlight its programs and mission.  Read more


Book Reveals Grand Canyon-sized Gap Between Public Relations Leaders and Followers

Communication leaders worldwide rate their own job performance much higher than do their followers, according to the just released book.

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90 Facts About Betsy Plank

Find out more about Betsy Plank, known as a PR pioneer, a champion of PR education and the First Lady of public relations.

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Betsy Plank in 1973

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UGA researchers receive funding for PR studies

UGA researchers receive grants to study talent management of millennial PR practitioners and leaders.

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Grants & Awards

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2015 “Milestones in Mentoring” Gala

Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual “Milestones in Mentoring” Gala at the Union League Club in Chicago, Illinois, on Thursday, October 29, 2015.

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Betsy Plank Day

Betsy Plank Continues Winning Hearts of Students

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations has started a tradition of what has the makings of a PR holiday—an annual celebration of Betsy Plank near her birthday.

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Latest News

UA’s Plank Center to Celebrate 2nd Annual ‘Betsy Day’

For the second consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations will honor the late public relations legend, Betsy Plank, by hosting a national social media campaign April 2. Read more

USAA Executive to Address UA Students

Wendi Strong, executive vice president and chief communications officer of enterprise affairs for USAA, will deliver the Koten Distinguished Lecture in Public Relations at The University of Alabama March 31.

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