OC's PR students ranked among only seven colleges in the nation for their Betsy Plank social media campaign and service project in April.
OC students recognized for Betsy Plank PR competition
Oklahoma Christian University's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America ranked among only seven colleges in the nation for its Betsy Plank social media campaign and service project in April. Sponsored by the Plank Center for Public Relations Leadership, the Betsy Plank competition is a national celebration of a woman known as the Godmother of PRSSA. Her contributions to the industry,
The competition involved a national social media campaign using the hashtag #BetsyPlank. More than 45 PRSSA Chapters, student-run firms
OC's students gave back when they helped with clean-up and organization at a local church following a large community Easter event that was free to hundreds of children in the community. This was the first year that OC's chapter participated in the Besty Plank competition.
"Betsy Plank was a pioneer for women as a public relations executive and advocate for students," said OC Assistant Professor of Communication Josh Watson, who serves as the adviser for OC's chapter. "I am proud of how OC students aligned their faith and service in Plank's honor."
A number of OC's PRSSA students took part in the competition, but it was especially led by Paige Steeley, Paige Adams