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Kent State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication
550 Hilltop Drive, Kent, Ohio 44240
You’re invited to join us for a celebration of public relations (PRKent) at Kent State as we recognize PRSSA Kent
's 50th anniversary and Associate Professor Bill Sledzik’s retirement.
Join us on campus starting at 3 p.m. for campus tours and the opening of PRSSA Kent
's silent auction. If you can't get here that early, don't worry! Formal remarks will begin at 6 p.m. We recommend arriving by 5 p.m. if you want to enjoy hors d'oeuvres and bid on silent auction items.
Here is a schedule of activities:
3 p.m.: Campus tours, departing every 15-20 minutes from Franklin Hall. Last tour leaves at 5 p.m.
4 – 6 p.m.: Networking, silent auction & hors d’oeuvres
6 p.m.: Panel (Future of Public Relations) and Remarks in Honor of Professor Sledzik
7:30 p.m.: PRKent alumni social in Downtown Kent; 7:30 p.m. Pub crawl starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center, 8:15 p.m. at Venice Café and 9 p.m. at Ray’s Place.
Since 1968, PRSSA Kent has thrived because of decades of dedication and support from hundreds of students, alumni and professors. And since joining the JMC faculty in 1992, Professor Sledzik has made a significant contribution to JMC, particularly with growing the public relations program.