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The Plank Center Summit Scholarship

Awarding five scholarships to PR students to attend its inaugural Summit on Diversity and Inclusion in Public Relations in Chicago this fall. Read more

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Jon Iwata Addresses the Future of Public Relations

Jon Iwata, one of the most respected leaders in corporate communications, addresses “The Future of Public Relations.” Read more

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Free Webinar: Women & Leadership in Public Relations

The Center hosted a free webinar on Women & Leadership in Public Relations. Click here to watch now. Read more

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Legacies from PR Legends

The heroes of our profession have inked personal messages of counsel and experience for countless generations of PR professionals.

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Mentorship Guide

The Plank Center offers a tactical, skill-based mentorship guide available for broad educational use for all Plank partners. Read more

Resources

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Mentorship Guide Download

Backed by collegiate white pages, top industry professionals and researchers, The Plank Center’s Mentorship Guide offers a living series of tips and tricks on how to get the most out of a mentorship relationship.

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Grants & Awards

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Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship

The Plank Center is awarding five scholarships to diverse public relations students to attend its inaugural Summit on Diversity and Inclusion in Public Relations in Chicago this fall

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Jon Iwata Addresses The Future of Public Relations

Jon Iwata, one of the most respected leaders in corporate communications, addresses “The Future of Public Relations” in a conversation with The Plank Center.

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Latest News

IBM’s Former Brand, Marketing and Communication Leader to Address the Future of Public Relations

Jon Iwata, the former senior vice president and chief brand officer for IBM, and one of the most respected leaders in corporate communications, will address “The Future of Public Relations” Thursday, March 29. Read more

IBM’s Former Brand, Marketing and Communication Leader to Address Students and Faculty

Jon Iwata, the former senior vice president and chief brand officer for IBM, and one of the most respected leaders in corporate communications, will deliver the 20th Koten Distinguished Lecture in Public Relations Thursday, March 29. Read more

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