Posts Tagged ‘Public Relations Association of Mississippi’

PRAM seats board members

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) Mississippi Beach Chapter has announced its 2013 board of directors. April Lollar, APR, Coast Electric Power Association, will serve as president, and Raemona Seemann, United Way of South Mississippi, will serve as vice president. Also serving on the board are Charmaine Schmermund, University of Southern Mississippi, past president; […] [...]

Coughlin joins COB

Meagan Coughlin has joined Mississippi State University’s College of Business (COB) as the new assistant director of recruiting and events. A native of Starkville, Coughlin is an alumnus of MSU with a bachelor of arts in communication with an emphasis in public relations. She brings more than eight years of public relations experience in varying […] [...]

Hall inducts Kirkpatrick, Sorge

Public relations professionals have been honored with induction into the Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame. William E. “Bud” Kirkpatrick, of Hattiesburg, is a founding member of the Pine Belt Chapter of PRAM. He was named director of public relations for the University of Southern Mississippi in 1972 and served in that capacity for the […] [...]

MUW faculty honored

                            Faculty members at Mississippi University for Women (MUW) were recently recognized. Dr. Bridget Pieschel, professor of English and director of the Center for Women’s Research and Public Policy, was honored with the 2012 Kossen Faculty Excellence Award. Criterion for the award […] [...]

PRAM presents awards

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) recently honored public relations practitioners from around the state for outstanding work and service to the profession. Lea Ivey Stone, APR, received the organization’s Professional Achievement Award. A native of Picayune, Stone earned a communications degree from Mississippi State University (MSU). She is the corporate manager of community […] [...]

PRAM names directors

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) has installed its 2012 board of directors. Serving as president of the association is Meagan Coughlin with The CPI Group, LLC. Other officers are: Shannon Coker, APR, vice president of programs; Matt Ginn, vice president of awards; Melissa Russo, vice president of communications; Patrice Sawyer Guilfoyle, vice president […] [...]

Chapter names officers, board

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) Mississippi Beach Chapter has announced its 2012 board of directors. Charmaine Williams Schmermund, University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, will serve as president, and April Lollar, APR, Coast Electric Power Association, will serve as vice president. Also serving on the board are: Keith Guillot, Mississippi Power Company, past […] [...]

PRAM recognizes Christensen, Forde

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) recently honored public relations practitioners from around the state for outstanding work and service to the profession. Susan Christensen, APR, received the organization’s Professional Achievement Award. Christensen is the director of public relations for Methodist Rehabilitation Center. In addition to her busy career, Christensen became accredited in public […] [...]

PRAM installs new board members

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) has installed its 2011 board of directors. Serving as president of the association is Kristie Aylett, APR, principal and owner of The KARD Group Public Relations and Marketing. Other officers are: Meagan Coughlin, vice president of programs; Shannon Coker, APR, vice president of awards; Melissa Bryant, vice president […] [...]

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