Second annual Black PR history event
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018
Join Ken Morris, the great-great-great-great-grandson of Frederick Douglass, and a panel including Dr. Rochelle L. Ford, Dr. Denise Hill, Professor Donald Singletary, Judith Harrison and Mike Paul, as we learn about the lives of history's most influential, under-recognized black PR pioneers, and explore how they can serve as role models for today's young professionals and students.
Second annual Women's PR history event
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Join Dick Martin, former CCO, AT&T, as he presents for the first time the story of Marilyn Laurie, the first female CCO of AT&T. Dr. Caryn Medved will moderate a panel featuring PR Pioneers Barbara Hunter, Muriel Fox and Saralie Slonsky as they compare the "MadMen" days of PR with today's practice.
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About the Museum of Public Relations
The Museum of Public Relations is a 501(c)(3) educational institution chartered by the New York State Board of Regents to serve the world's growing community of public relations students, educators, researchers and practitioners. Founded in 1997, the museum is considered the field’s primary repository for documents covering the evolution of the field over the last century. Its archives include more than 600 significant books (many first editions and signed); dozens of artifacts; correspondence; photographs of historically significant people and events; examples of old media technologies; and a digital archive of video taped oral histories. It is considered the world’s largest collection of materials documenting PR history.
The museum resides at Baruch College’s Newman Library Archives and Special Collections, where it is open to the public by appointment for tours, guest lectures and research. The museum also has a strong educational presence online, featuring both a popular website and a Facebook page that has more than 8,300 followers from 50 countries.