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GONE GLOBAL: Keith Henja on Nonprofits

The final breakout session of the day was divided into crisis communications and nonprofits. Keith Henja is the communications officer at Little Kids Rock, a nonprofit organization that brings free musical instruments and music instruction to lower funded public school children.

GONE GLOBAL: Greg St. Claire on Agency PR

The first breakout session of the conference was a choice between agency and public affairs. I chose agency, hosted by Greg St. Claire,the executive vice president of corporate issues management at Edelman. A constant theme throughout the presentation was that we’ve entered a new world of communication.

GONE GLOBAL: Keynote Speaker Adam Kmiec

Penn State PRSSA Regional Conference kicked off with keynote speaker Adam Kmiec, the global director of digital and social media at Campbell Soup Company. Kmiec talked about the new world of digital communication. “It’s not a milennial thing, or boomer thing, or an x and y thing,” he said. “It’s a digital revolution.”


When I first started this blog, one of the first events I covered was the PRSSA Regional Conference held at Penn State in 2011. Now, two years later, Penn State is hosting another Regional Conference: GONE GLOBAL: PRofessionals AROUND THE WORLD.  It seems fitting that this time around, I am on the executive board and […]

My final Spring semester

This month has marked the beginning of my last Spring semester at Penn State. In order to graduate in December, I am currently taking 20 credits.