NEWS: McClure Earns Accreditation in Public Relations

For Immediate Release
November 10, 2015

Contact: Ruth Slottag

McClure Earns Accreditation in Public Relations

Kendra McClure, associate professor of communication at Parkland College in
Champaign, has successfully completed the Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations, entitling her to use the APR professional designation. The announcement was made by the Universal Accreditation Board (UBA), a consortium of nine professional communication organizations, including Public Relations Society of America, that directs this competency certification program.

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April 2015 Event Photos and Summary

Thanks #ISU for hosting our #PRSACentralIllinois chapter last week! We truly enjoyed networking with all our guests as we learned about the many innovative ways speaker Will Koch and #CountryFinancial utilize their digital marketing, social media and advertising assets to help their customers through major natural disasters. Enjoy the pictures, and we look forward to seeing you at our next event, too!December 2015 Event Photo


April 2015 Event Announcement

April 2015 Event Notice

Mark your calendars to join us at Illinois State University on April 16 and listen to Will Koch, digital marketer at Country Financial, discuss how their social media response efforts helped tornado victims in Washington, IIl.!

Due to limited seating, register and reserve your spot ASAP at You won’t want to miss it!#CrisisResponsePlanning #CentralILPRSA#PRBestPractices

March 2015 Event Photos and Summary

See what you missed? It was a pleasure learning about the many effective strategies, tactics and partnerships #IHSA utilizes to build a unique and memorable reputation and foundation throughout Illinois. Many thanks to Associate Executive Director Kurt Gibson for his insightful presentation, and also#BradleyUniversity for co-sponsoring and hosting the event! March 2015 Event Photo