Save the Date 2017

Save the Date: 8th Annual Milestones in Mentoring Gala

The eighth annual “Milestones in Mentoring” Gala will be Thursday, October 26, at the Union League Club of Chicago. Read more

Web Feature

Congratulations to the 2017 Class of Plank Fellows.

Ten educators have been selected to join the communications team at world-class public relations agencies and corporations. Read more

Web Feature- Hidden Figures

Webinar On-Demand

Textbooks taught us the pioneers of our profession, but this webinar shines a light on those the textbooks missed. Read more

Website Feature

Webinar On-Demand

Public relations students, are you eager to begin your career? Position yourself for even greater success by watching the webinar on-demand.

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Option 2

Leadership Development Cycle

Cross-cultural exploratory study is the first known attempt to understand the various stages of leadership development in PR specialists. Read more

Resources

Small Web Feature

Webinar On-Demand

Public relations students, are you eager to begin your career? Position yourself for even greater success by watching  “Things I Wish I’d Known Before Entering the Workforce” on-demand.

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Grants & Awards

Small Web Save the Date 2017

2016 “Milestones in Mentoring” Gala

Recognized as the best night in public relations, the 8th Annual “Milestones in Mentoring” Gala will be held on Thursday, October 26, at the Union League Club of Chicago.

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Dialogue

Legacies from Legends

Legacies from Legends in PR

Betsy Plank launched the Legacies from Legends series as a gift to PRSSA in 2007.  More than 40 respected leaders– both living and deceased– inform and inspire the next generation of public relations.

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Latest News

The Plank Center Aims to Bridge the Gap Between Education and Practice

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations continues to bridge the gap between education and practice with its Fellowship for Educators Program. In the program’s eighth year, the following 10 educators have been selected to join the communications team at world-class public relations agencies and corporations. Read more

The Plank Center to Host Free Webinar on the Hidden Figures in PR

When you think of the pioneers of the public relations profession who comes to mind? The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations will host a free webinar on Thursday, May 4, titled “Hidden Figures in PR: Putting a Long-Overdue Spotlight on African-American PR Pioneers,” starting at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Read more

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