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John “Jack” Felton, APR, Fellow PRSA, passed away at the age of 84. He was Advisor Emeritus of The Plank Center, having served on its inaugural board. In this 2011 interview with Will Hodges, at the time an MA student at the University of Alabama, Jack talked about some of the highlights of his early career.
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.
For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Alabama’s public relations program is one of the five finalists for PR Education Program of the Year, according to PRWeek Magazine.
Dr. Bruce Berger, the Reese Phifer Professor of Advertising and Public Relations in the College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama and a member of The Plank Center’s board of advisors, received the Institute for Public Relations’ Pathfinder Award for career contributions to scholarly public relations research.
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