PR Educational Resources

    O'Dwyer's database is where communicators shop online for the companies that supply the PR industry with products and services. Listed below are schools offering undergraduate, graduate and professional development for communications, public relations, public affairs and political management.

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American University, School of Communication, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20016. 202/885-1000; 202/885-2058. Jeffrey Rutenbeck, Dean.

ASAE & The Center For Assn. Leadership, 1575 I St., N.W., #1100, Washington, DC 20005. 202/371-0940. John H. Graham, Pres. & CEO.

Bowling Green University, School of Media and Communication, 306 Kuhlin Center, Bowling Green, OH 43403. 419/372-8349. Laura Stafford, Dir.

CCI - Corporate Communication Int'l at Baruch College/CUNY, 55 Lexington Ave., B 8-233, New York, NY 10010. 646/312-3749.; Michael B. Goodman, Ph.D., Dir.

Drexel University Online, Master of Science and Doctorate in Communication, Culture & Media, 3001 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104. 877/215-0009; 215/895-2000. Douglas Porpora, DIr.

George Washington University, The, Graduate School of Political Management, College of Professional Studies, Master's in Strategic Public Relations, Offered online or at GW's Alexandria Campus, 805 21st St., N.W., #401, Washington, DC 20052. 202/994-6000; 888/989-7068. Larry Parnell, Dir.

Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies, Master's in Public Relations & Corporate Comms., 640 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001. 202/687-8700. Cylor Spaulding, Faculty Dir.

Gonzaga University, Communication Studies, 502 East Boone Ave., Spokane, WA 99258. 509/313-6662. Jonathan Rossing, Dept. Chair.

Northeastern University College of Professional Studies, M.S., Corporate and Organizational Communication, 50 Nightingale Hall, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115-9959. 877/668-7727. Carl Zangerl, Academic Dir.

NYU School of Professional Studies, M.S. in Public Relations and Corporate Communication, NYU Midtown Center, 11 West 42nd St., New York, NY 10036. 212/998-7100.

Purdue University Global, Online Bachelor of Science in Communication, 7009 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls, IA 50613. 319/277-0220.

Purdue University, Online Master of Science in Communication, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907. 877/497-5851.

Queens University of Charlotte, Online Master of Arts in Communication, 1900 Selwyn Ave., Charlotte, NC 28274. 866/313-2356. John A. McArthur, Graduate Program Dir.

Quinnipiac University, Master of Science in Public Relations, 275 Mount Carmel Ave., Hamden, CT 06518. 203/582-8200. Terry Bloom, Assoc. Dean, School of Communications.

Rutgers School of Communication and Information, 4 Huntington St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1071. 732/445-4636; 848/932-7500. Jonathan Potter, Dean.

Schneider Associates
Schneider Associates, 2 Oliver St., 4th flr., #402, Boston, MA 02109. 617/536-3300; fax: 617/536-3180.; Joan Schneider, CEO, Phil Pennellatore, Pres.

Successfully communicating compelling messages to diverse audiences in the ever-changing digital age is one of the biggest challenges facing today’s marketing leaders.

Schneider Associates has created public relations and integrated marketing programs for hundreds of consumer product companies, colleges and universities, nonprofit organizations, commercial real estate brokers and developers, financial services providers and law firms. The agency’s campaigns accelerate awareness and engagement, and help our clients achieve measurable growth. Through integrated marketing strategies, we create multiple brand touch points with customer and stakeholder audiences while generating significant awareness in converged media, including marquis placements in media such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, The Associated Press, Huffington Post, and The Today Show.

Schneider Associates is a full-service public relations and integrated marketing firm specializing in Launch Public Relations®. Clients include MIT Sloan School of Management, Sunstar GUM® Brands, Cubic Transportation Services, Cushman & Wakefield, Foundation for MetroWest, Fisher College,, William James College, Lehigh University, Bentley University and Landmark College.

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Seton Hall University, Master of Arts in Strategic Communication, M.A., Public Relations, 400 So. Orange Ave., South Orange, NJ 07079. 973/761-9000. Deirdre Yates, Dean.

Simmons College, B.A., Communications, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115. 617/521-2000; 617/521-2838.

Syntaxis Inc., 2109 Broadway, #16-159, New York, NY 10023. 212/799-3000.; Brandt Johnson, Ellen Jovin, Principals.

Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, 215 University Place, Syracuse, NY 13244-2100. 315/443-2302. Lorraine Branham, Dean.

Tufts University, Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Nutrition Science for Comms. Professionals Online Graduate Certificate Program, 150 Harrison Ave., #325, Boston, MA 02111. 617/636-3737.

University of Denver, University College, Communication Mgmt. Program, College of Prof. & Continuing Studies, 2211 South Josephine St., Denver, CO 80208. 303/871-2291. Magdelana Red, Director, Comm. Mgmt. Program.

University of Florida, College of Journalism & Communications, 2096 Weimer Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611. 352/392-0466. Diane H. McFarlin, Dean.

University of Maryland, College Park, The Dept. of Communication, 2130 Skinner Bldg., College Park, MD 20742. 301/405-6519.

University of Memphis, The, College of Communication and Fine Arts, Dept. of Journalism and Strategic Media, 300 Meeman Journalism Building, Memphis, TN 38152. 901/678-2402. David Arant, Chair, Dept. of Journalism.

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, 3502 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089. 213/740-6180. Willow Bay, Dean.