|Call for nominations: the IPRA 60th anniversary global merit award|
To celebrate its 60 year anniversary, IPRA will be making a special award to an individual to recognize: “outstanding contribution to the free flow of information as a major factor in humanitarian benefit.” Nominations for this exceptional award open today. The award will be presented in Johannesburg during the IPRA 60th anniversary World Congress, 27 – 29 September. For more information click here.
|Online reviews – be cautious with your trust|
Online reviews – be cautious with your trust
Online reviews are proliferating, in line with the wider ‘reputation economy’. As well as restaurants and hotels, you can now see millions of feedback scores for teachers, doctors, garage mechanics and an increasing range of other trades, professions and businesses. Employees in some countries can rate their CEO and there’s even a site in North America called Rate my Horse, which aims to produce ‘successful transactions in the horse industry.’ So far, I’ve been unable to find ‘Rate My Public Relations Consultant,’ though perhaps someone’s planning one.
|Rosebank College Applied Human Top Achievers Day a phenomenal success|
PRISA amplifies the occasion with their presence and participation
By Nowell Marufu Program Coordinator, Rosebank College - Braamfontein
The 4th of June 2015 will remain forever etched in the minds of Applied Humanities Faculty students, lecturers, PRISA, and other attendees who graced the Top Achievers Day held in the Canteen area. The Applied Humanities Faculty of Rosebank College Braamfontein campus proudly bestowed more than 30 academic and non-academic excellence awards on faculty students and lecturers.
The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) and the Rosebank College Management sponsored the awards. PRISA was represented by its Executive Director, Adele Paulsen, who had to brave a two-hour stand-up period, from 10.00am -12.00pm, as she conferred the awards to deserving students and lecturers.