MSU now one of three SEC schools with Certification in Education for Public Relations
Mississippi State University now is one of three schools in the Southeastern Conference and one of only 52 schools internationally to obtain Certification in Education for Public Relations, a distinction from the Public Relations Society of America earned by organizations meeting top PR education standards.
New MSU online communication/public relations degree meets growing demand
Beginning this fall, Mississippi State University will offer an online degree program for students interested in earning a bachelor’s in communication with an emphasis in public relations.
PRISM applications due March 26 for Fall 2021
Mississippi State University’s Public Relations & Integrated Student Media agency is now accepting applications.
Dr. Terri Hernandez contributes to book chapter
Dr. Hernandez was one of many authors who contributed a book chapter entitled, "Influencer-Marketing: Is it Right for Your Brand?" to Brandi Watkins' book, Research Perspectives on Social Media Influencers and Brand Communication, which explored some positive and negative implications for employing social media influencers to represent an organization's brand.
MSU College of Arts and Sciences awards Dr. John Forde with 2020 the Phil and Kari Oldham Faculty Mentor Award
Mississippi State’s College of Arts and Sciences recently announced four new recipients of the Dean’s Eminent Scholar Awards honoring “exceptionally meritorious faculty who have achieved national recognition and enhanced the quality and stature of academic programs.”
Starkville-MSU PRAM chapter awards MSU communication department students and faculty during PRAM awards ceremony
During the virtual Bulldog PRism Awards Ceremony, the Starkville-MSU PRAM Chapter honored the MSU Department of Communication, its students and faculty, with six awards.
MSU faculty, students and professional staff recognized by Southern Public Relations Federation
Mississippi State University’s Department of Communication is now displaying eight awards from the Southern Public Relations Federation for outstanding work in the public relations field, earning three Lantern Awards and five Awards of Excellence during the organization’s fall conference.
Christie Jones Lawrence wins 2020 Southern Public Relations Federation Lantern Award
Christie Jones Lawrence, MSU lecturer and president of Surge Advisors, won a 2020 Lantern Award from the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF) for her entry in the T2: Short Term // Community Relations & Public category.
Christie Jones Lawrence completes John C. Maxwell Team Certification
Christie Jones Lawrence, a lecturer in the Department of Communication, has successfully completed the John C. Maxwell Certification Program and is recognized as a certified John C. Maxwell coach, teacher, trainer and speaker.
PRISM looking for qualified students to apply now
Mississippi State University’s Public Relations & Integrated Student Media agency is currently accepting applications. Students, if you want to work with real clients, build your resume and portfolio, and gain professional experience, apply to PRISM by Oct. 15.
Dr. Melody Fisher elected to leadership position of national education association
Melody T. Fisher, an associate professor in Mississippi State University’s Department of Communication, now leads the minorities and communication division (MACD) of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).
Dr. Terri Hernandez co-authors article in Computers in Human Behavior
“Plenty of (Similar) Fish in the Sea: The Role of Social Identity and Self-Categorization in Niche Dating”