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Jasso Named to PRSA College of Fellows
Bill Jasso, professor of practice in public relations at the Newhouse School, has been named to the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows. He was one of 14 new members elected recently.
“The PRSA College of Fellows is proud to welcome another outstanding group of inductees this year,” says Maria Russell, interim chair of Newhouse’s public relations department and 2013 chair of the PRSA College of Fellows. “This incredible collection of public relations professionals exemplifies the dedication, contributions and advancement of the profession that makes induction the highest honor conferred by PRSA.”
The College of Fellows, founded in 1989, is a community of more than 300 senior PRSA members who have advanced the public relations profession and distinguished themselves through their experience and leadership in the public relations industry. Admission is open to public relations practitioners or educators with 20 years’ experience or more who hold the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) credential and have demonstrated exceptional capability and accomplishment in the practice or teaching of public relations. College of Fellows members also must exhibit personal and professional qualities that make them role models for other practitioners or educators.
An induction ceremony will be held Oct. 26 at the PRSA 2013 International Conference in Philadelphia.