Ron Culp, PRSA, Gold Anvil

Ron Culp Receives PRSA Gold Anvil

Ron’s acceptance speech highlights the importance of mentorships and how we all can “support a stronger public relations profession.” Read more

Gary McCormick, PRSA, Patrick Jackson Award, Distinguished Service

Gary McCormick Receives PRSA’s Patrick Jackson Award for Distinguished Service

Gary’s heartfelt speech energized those in attendance to give back to the public relations profession. Most of all, to serve this profession and to serve it well, “you must be present to win.” Read more

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Relive the Magic of the “Milestones in Mentoring” Gala

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Website- Report Card

Report Card Reveals Wide Gap Between Performance Grades of PR Leaders and Their Employees

Grades for trust, engagement, job satisfaction and culture vary by gender, rank and organizational type. 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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D&I Research

Diversity & Inclusion: A Summary of the Current Status and Practices of Arthur W. Page Society Members

Understand the definition of diversity and inclusion, best management practices, in particular, the practices related to recruitment and retention of talent from under-represented groups, evaluation of D&I initiatives, and what makes those best practices work.

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Grants & Awards


Highlights from the “Milestones in Mentoring” Gala

Celebrating the importance of mentoring by honoring industry trailblazers at the sixth annual “Milestones in Mentoring” Gala.

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Betsy Plank Day 2016

Betsy Plank Day 2016

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. Celebrate with us on April 7!

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Latest News

RFP for White Paper on Mentoring Research and Best Practices

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The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations Set to Celebrate 3rd Annual Betsy Plank Day

For the third consecutive year, The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations will honor the late public relations legend, Betsy Plank, by hosting a national social media campaign on April 7.

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