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Entries for May, 2012

Eulogy for our Dear Colette Bleistine

Below is my eulogy for Rowan University public relations major Colette Bleistine. I am honored and humble that Nancee and George Bleistine asked that I speak at Colette’s funeral. [To comment:] Where do I start? Like all of you, I am heart broken and devastated – and have been for weeks. I am an optimist and […]

SEPTA’s Richard Maloney inducted into Rowan University [Professional] Public Relations Hall of Fame

[To comment:] On May 6, Rowan University welcomed Richard maloney, director / public affairs and marketing– Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), into its hall of fame. Below is my intro: Introducing Rowan University’s newest inductee into our Professional… Public Relations…Hall of Fame is a special honor. We have known each other for more than […]

Colleen Kebles receives ‘Litwin Family — Rowan University Gold Medallion’

[To comment:] On May 6, I was honored to present Rowan University Senior Colleen Kebles with the “Litwin Family Gold Medallion for Outstanding Strategic Writing.”  Here is my introduction: Before making the presentation, I would like to recognize a previous medallion recipient and past PRSSA president, Rosie Braude. In fact, Rosie is our ONLY two-time medallion […]

Social media sites and applying for jobs — Beware

To comment: CareerBuilder’s Debra Auerbach gets into social media in Sunday’s (May 6, 2012) Courier-Post. She says, “Social media have changed the way we connect, learn and interact with one another.” A new CareerBuilder study finds that 37 percent of companies surveyed use social networking sites to reserach job prospects. When asked which sites they […]