For the past three years, students from the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design have competed in the Bateman Case Study Competition. Students must plan and execute campaigns for a real life client, this year, they’re tackling the issue of misinformation for the News Literacy Project.
The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design and its students earned top recognitions this year through the statewide One Club Denver student competition and the PRNews Education A-List.
The Colorado chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) honored Professor Dawn Doty of the College of Media, Communication and Information and CMCI alumna Nora Thomas. Doty was recognized with the 2022 Swede Johnson Lifetime Achievement and Thomas is the 2022 Joe Fuentes Rookie of the Year.
In the public relations world, the Bateman Case Study Competition is legendary. Renowned since its inception in the 70s, the year-long project tests students’ abilities to plan, produce and execute a full-scale public relations campaign. This academic year marks CU Boulder’s first foray into the competition––an accomplishment that happens to coincide with the program being named an A-list school by PR News. CU’s contenders are competing against 370 PRSSA affiliated chapters, all respected public relations departments across the country.
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Anna Ritz, president of CU’s Public Relations Student Society of America chapter, shared a picture of herself with her elderly grandfather. “I may not show symptoms or get sick,” she wrote, “but that doesn't mean he won't get sick.”
CU Boulder’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America is wrapping up a busy year. Students from the chapter, which is now in its second year, recently participated in PRSSA’s 2017 National Conference, held in Boston. Throughout the conference, students met with fellow PRSSA members from other chapters,...