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IPR Welcomes Seven New Trustees

Gainesville, Fla., October 26, 2017 – The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) is thrilled to announce the recent election of seven new Trustees to its Board. With the addition of these Trustees, the IPR Board of Trustees remains committed to the top research priorities of measurement standards, behavioral science, employee communications, and digital media. The […]

Entry-Level PR Employees Show Range of Expertise and Confidence in Essential Skills, Grit and Emotional Intelligence

Institute for Public Relations and Public Relations Society of America Study Finds Employer-Funded Professional Development is Key to Retention NEW YORK (October 18, 2017) –The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) have released a new research study that found entry-level professionals in public relations have a wide range […]

IPR President & CEO Awarded the David Ferguson Award by the PRSA Educators Academy

Gainesville, Fla. – The Public Relations Society of America Educators Academy has awarded Dr. Tina McCorkindale, President and CEO of the Institute for Public Relations, the 2017 David Ferguson Award Academy for outstanding contributions to the advancement of public relations education on the part of public relations professionals. The award honors the late David Ferguson, […]

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IPR Awards University of Miami Professor the Jack Felton Medal for Lifetime Achievement

Gainesville, FL – The Institute for Public Relations will award Don W. Stacks, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Strategic Communication at the University of Miami, the prestigious Jack Felton Medal for Lifetime Achievement, an award made for lifetime contributions in the advancement of research, measurement and evaluation in public relations and corporate communication. This medal, given […]

CCOs and CMOs Grappling With How Best to Define and Master Digital Strategies

New study by Peppercomm and the Institute for Public Relations finds that CCOs and CMOs are each managing the digital age in different ways NEW YORK, September 12, 2017 – The rapid evolution of digital and data is causing unprecedented and revolutionary changes on communications and marketing. While CCOs and CMOs agree digital and data […]

IPR and PRSA Announce New Editor-in-Chief and Associate Senior Editor for PR Journal

Gainesville, Fla., — The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) have appointed Dr. Hilary Fussell Sisco, APR, to serve as Editor-in-Chief and Dr. Julie O’Neil to serve as Senior Associate Editor of the Public Relations Journal. The Public Relations Journal is a free, web-based, open-access, peer-reviewed, indexed quarterly academic […]

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CPRS National announces North American partnership with IPR and PRSA

TORONTO, July 26, 2017 /CPRS/ – The Canadian Public Relations Society is partnering with the Institute for Public Relations, an independent nonprofit research foundation, to offer CPRS members access to the IPR weekly Research Letter and Public Relations Journal, an academic, peer-reviewed journal of IPR and the Public Relations Society of America. Through the PR Journal, IPR […]

PRSA and IPR Partner to Relaunch the “Public Relations Journal”

Combined Venture Provides Content-Rich Expertise for the Public Relations Profession NEW YORK  – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community, and the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), an independent, nonprofit foundation focused on research applicable in communications practice, announce their commitment to providing communications professionals with […]

IPR Announces Free Webinar Series Sponsored by the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications

Webinars will feature the latest in communication research and its application in the profession Gainesville, FL—The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) will be presenting five webinars featuring topics on organizational communication, behavioral insights, and public interest communication, sponsored by the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC). Beginning in June, each webinar will […]