By Geoff Curtis For more than six months, I have been on a journey – one of education, understanding and action. While I’ve always considered myself an inclusive person, the recent and ongoing events specific to anti-Black racism, which have impacted me, my friends and colleagues, have made me realize that I have a lot…… Continue reading Tackling Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Allyship Personally and Professionally – How can we do better?
A “Who’s Who” in public relations showed up in Chicago Thursday night to salute six role-model mentors at the Plank Center’s second annual “Milestones in Mentoring” gala. The outstanding mentors receiving recognition at the second annual awards dinner in Chicago Thursday night were: Legacy: Ann Barkelew, senior counselor and founding general manager of Fleishman Hillard Minneapolis/St.…… Continue reading Six Great Mentors Share Common Qualities: Passion for Their Jobs and Commitment to Help Others
During the past few months, I have had the privilege to serve on Howard University’s School of Communications Blue Ribbon Panel. The 24-person panel finished its 3-month assignment yesterday by presenting recommendations for future curriculum, technology needs and opportunities for outreach and fundraising. While the panel’s recommendations will require further review and input from faculty and administrators,…… Continue reading Positive Job Prospects for Communicators Requires Colleges to Make Plans for the Future Needs of the Profession