Departments/Site Areas: Public Relations

Recipients Announced for Inaugural COM Dean’s Awards for Alumni Initiatives and Innovation

COM Dean Mariette DiChristina announced today the recipients of the inaugural COM Dean’s Awards for Alumni Initiatives and Innovation, recognizing exceptional and innovative individual staff or faculty activities and contributions to the mission of Boston University’s College of Communication. “COM staff and faculty do amazing work day in and day out,” said DiChristina. “Our first… Read More

COM Student Takes First in National PR Case Study Competition

Noah Cavicchi, a COM graduate student about to complete his master’s degree in public relations, took home first prize this month in a national competition of original case studies in public relations. The annual competition is sponsored by the Arthur W. Page Society, the world’s leading professional association for senior public relations and corporate communications… Read More

COM short-listed for top PR school prize

A panel of judges prominent in the public relations industry selected Boston University College of Communication as one of five finalists in the category of Outstanding Education Programs for public relations as part of PRWeek’s annual awards. The magazine will announce the winner, along with those in other categories celebrating the best in the field… Read More

Dana Janbek

Dr. Dana Janbek is an internationally-focused scholar and educator – a native Arabic speaker whose research has focused on the use of communication technologies by Syrian refugees, and the use of the internet by terrorist organizations. Her publications include the co-authored article “Syrian refugees and information precarity” (published in New Media & Society, a top-ranked… Read More

COM’s Bellwether Survey: PR agencies in an age of disruption

Public relations agencies are weathering a period of great disruption, say nearly three quarters of agency professionals, with boutique and management consulting firms eating into their client base. That’s according to this year’s Bellwether Survey of public relations professionals, produced by researchers at Boston University’s College of Communication in partnership with PR Week. “The business… Read More

Grand prize for PR case study goes to COM students

Olivia Zed (‘19) and Sarah Dasher (‘19), graduate students in COM’s public relations program, together won the grand prize in April for their entry to the 2019 Case Study Competition in Corporate Communications sponsored by Arthur W. Page Society and the Institute for Public Relations. The case, “Dove: A Purpose-Driven Brand in A Crisis of… Read More

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