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Cathleen Johnson
The NIU Department of Communication and the NIU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) welcome students to the annual Albert Walker Lecture, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. Free and open to the public, the lecture is of special interest to anyone interested in...
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Many people work behind the scenes to make sure Northern Illinois University is front and center. That’s the case for NIU’s Office of Media and Public Relations. “We want to raise the profile of the university and make people realize that NIU is involved in some very important and exciting research, teaching and artistry,” said...
Kevin Saghy
The NIU Department of Communication and the NIU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will host the 2014 Albert Walker Dinner and Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28. This year’s lecturer is Kevin Saghy, communications manager for the Chicago Cubs. He served as the national PRSSA president and is currently an advisory board...
American Parkinson's Optimism graphic
This April, the NIU Public Relations Student Society of America (NIU PRSSA) is participating in Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. The goal as a student-run public relations firm group is to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease and funds to support the American Parkinson Disease Association’s (APDA) mission to “Ease the Burden – Find the Cure.” APDA...
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The NIU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is soliciting NIU students to participate in an online survey to understand NIU students’ perception about this year’s presidential election campaign with special attention to the current GOP race. The online survey aims to understand college students’ overall interest in the presidential election...
Albert Walker
Albert Walker, who joined the NIU Journalism Department in January of 1968 and created its public relations sequence, died Wednesday, June 22, in DeKalb. He was 91. Walker also founded and advised the PRSSA chapter from the late 1960s until his retirement in 1990. He later returned to teach part-time from 1995 to 1998. He held degrees from Case...