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90 Facts About Betsy Plank

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Board of Advisors (Feb 2014)

Meet the Plank Center’s Board of Advisors

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Betsy Plank in 1973

Betsy Plank

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Relive the “Milestones in Mentoring” Awards Ceremony!


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PRofiles of Success

Read the stories of 20 emerging leaders in public relations in this online book.

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Grants & Awards


Fellowship for Educators

Apply now! An important initiative in furthering our mission of helping bridge the gap between the practice and education is our Fellowship for Educators program that brings practitioners and educators together for two weeks each summer. Deadline in February 15, 2014.


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Rick Looser: Stories Worth Telling

Rick Looser, president and COO of The Cirlot Agency, and Plank Center board member, recently sat down with Platform Magazine’s Molly Moore to discuss his art of story telling.

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10 Things to Know About the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations

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UA’s Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations Set to Host ‘Betsy Day’

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama will honor the late public relations legend, Betsy Plank, by hosting a national celebration, Betsy Day, in honor of her 90th birthday, April 3.

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