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IN BRIEF: Mass communication lecturer inducted into PRSA College of Fellows

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
October 28, 2014

Olga Mayoral Wilson

Olga Mayoral Wilson

Olga Mayoral Wilson, senior lecturer in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and public relations sequence coordinator at Texas State University, has been inducted into the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows.

Wilson's induction took place Oct. 11 during the PRSA 2014 International Conference in Washington, D.C. 

"The 15 impressive inductees of the prestigious PRSA College of Fellows each have more than two decades of exemplary public relations work and are a model of what can be achieved in our profession," said PRSA 2014 National Chair Joe Cohen. "I congratulate them on this incredible honor and I urge students and new professionals to follow the example of this outstanding group."

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, 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.

About the Public Relations Society of America

PRSA is the largest professional organization serving the U.S. public relations community. With a mission to advance the profession and the professional, PRSA provides news and information, thought leadership, continuing education and networking opportunities; sets standards of professional excellence and ethical conduct; and advocates for the business value of public relations and greater diversity among public relations professionals.

For more information about PRSA, visit www.prsa.org.