Accreditation in Public Relations Spring 2019 Study Sessions

When: 01/02/2019 - 01/26/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Dixon Hughes Goodman | 4350 Congress Street, Suite 900

Join the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) Committee for the 2019 spring study sessions. This weekly speaker series will help candidates interested in earning their accreditation navigate the two-step process and study for the computer-based exam. The PRSA Charlotte Chapter proudly boasts more than 70 accredited professionals. The APR is the most recognized distinction of ethics and mastery in the public relations profession.

Held on Monday evenings in Uptown Charlotte with free parking, the 2019 sessions include:

Monday, January 21
6-7:30 p.m.
Introduction to Research, Planning, Implementation & Evaluation (RPIE) Process, Overview of PR Practice, Publics & Public Opinion Erin DeWaters, APR Manager, External Communications, Retail Business Services, an Ahold Delhaize USA company
Monday, January 28
6-7:30 p.m.
Public Relations Campaigns (Planning, Execution, Execution & Evaluation) Benny Smith, APR
Manager, Media & Community Relations, Food Lion
Monday, February 4
6-7:30 p.m.
Research, Testing & Evaluation Phillip Tate, APR, Fellow PRSA
Senior Vice President
Luquire George Andrews
Monday, February 11
6-7:30 p.m.
Communication Models, Theory & History, Communications Law Denise Hill, Ph.D., APR
Assistant Professor
School of Communications, Elon University
Monday, February 19 No Class President's Day
Monday, February 25
6-7:30 p.m.
Media Relations, Managing Issues Jean Leier, APR
Director of Corporate Affairs
I-77 Mobility Partners
Monday, March 4
6-7:30 p.m.
Crisis Communication, Social Media & Leading the Public Relations Function Trent Flood, APR
Senior Vice President, Communications Executive
Bank of America
Monday, March 11
6-7:30 p.m.
NEW FOR 2019! Panel Discussion: Debunking Myths of the APR & Fresh Study Strategies
Krista Terrell, APR
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
ASC. Culture For All.
Sarah Lively, APR
Corporate Communications
Lowe's Companies, Inc

Additional speaker to be announced soon!

Still evaluating if the APR is right for you? Join us for the spring study sessions for great networking and to hear from our expert APR speakers, while you evaluate the process.  
Dixon Hughes Goodman
4350 Congress Street, Suite 900
Charlotte, NC 28209

Questions? Contact Erin DeWaters.

List of Attendees

First Name Last Name Company Type Guest of
Jenny Cavnar Dixon Hughes Goodman Member
Jennifer Frost Charlotte Water Member
Nekesha Green Bank of America Member
Erika Helm Charlotte Douglas International Airport Member
Samantha Knight The Cardea Group Member
Rena Lewis Integrated Marketing & Communications Strategic Advisor Member
Susan Richardson Albermarle Corporation Member
Ashley Simmons Moore & Van Allen Public Affairs Member

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