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Howard Consulting Gets Medal of Honor Work

Thu, Apr. 12, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Medal of Honor MuseumHoward Consulting Group is working Capitol Hill on behalf of the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation, which wants to build a facility to honor recipients of the nation’s highest military decoration.

Hofstra U's Comms. School Taps Lukasiewicz

Tue, Mar. 27, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Mark LukasiewiczMark Lukasiewicz, who left NBC News last year after a 17-year run, will become dean of Hofstra University's Lawrence Herbert School of Communication on July 1.

Ex-DeVries US CEO Smirnov Shifts to Scholastic

Tue, Mar. 13, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Stephanie SmirnovStephanie Smirnov, who served as US president of DeVries Global and held PR posts at Donna Karan International and L'Oreal, has joined children's publisher Scholastic, as executive VP and head of global corporate communications.

Emory Enrolls PR Veteran Sandor

Mon, Mar. 12, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

David SandorEmory University has recruited David Sandor, a Powell Tate and Home Depot alum, for senior VP-communications & PA duties. He starts March 19.

Baron Joins Whiteboard

Wed, Feb. 7, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Dawn BaronDawn Baron, who was VP-marketing at the Assn. for Talent Development, has signed on at Whiteboard Advisors as senior advisor, responsible for counseling clients on corporate learning and talent solutions.

Thomas Enrolls at Howard University

Thu, Feb. 1, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Alonda ThomasHoward University has named Alonda Thomas PR director in charge of its media relations, reputation management and push to increase overseas visibility.

Sard Verbinnen Schools Strayer

Mon, Oct. 30, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Sard VerbinnenSard Verbinnen & Co. is repping Strayer Education Inc. as it announced a “merger of equals” with Capella Education, another “for profit” college chain,

Higher Learning Advocates Enrolls Eismeier

Fri, Sep. 29, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Ted EismeierTed Eismeier, who was communications director for the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, has joined non-profit Higher Learning Advocates as communications & external affairs director.

APCO Partners with UF

Fri, Sep. 8, 2017

By Steve Barnes

APCO WorldwideAPCO Worldwide to mentor grad students in PR program of University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications.

PR Students Are Intellectually Abused by Profs

Fri, Aug. 4, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

PR Student Society of AmericaPR and communications majors, especially the 11,000 members of PR Student Society of America, are being fed a thin intellectual diet about the industry that amounts to abuse.

Shock Poll on Mistrust of Higher Education Misses Point

Thu, Jul. 13, 2017

By Ted Eismeier

Ted EismeierRecent poll from the respected Pew Research Center has ignited debate with its finding that just 36% of registered Republicans believe that higher education has “a positive impact on American society.”