10 Reasons Why Educators Should Apply for the Educator Fellowship


The Fellowship for Educators Program is The Plank Center’s initiative to help bridge the gap between public relations education and practice. Educators are given the opportunity to increase their industry knowledge, further benefitting their students, when organizations in the various public relations sectors host them during the summer. The program exposes professors to the daily operations of the public relations function and allows for an exchange of ideas to enhance the development of both the educators and the practitioner-sponsors. We asked 10 Educator Fellows why others should apply for the program. Read below to find out more!

10 reasons why


Leaders exert significant influence on the success, future and image of their profession. Yet, only a few PR studies have explored this important topic.

One goal of the Plank Center is to build a research-based foundation of knowledge regarding the values, qualities and dimensions of excellent leadership, mentorship and diversity and inclusion in PR.