Virginia Harrison

‘I don’t consider myself a corporate fundraiser’ and other lessons from corporate relations officers

Penn State PhD student Virginia Harrison wanted to learn how CSR relationships affect the success of their nonprofit partners. Focusing on large public universities in the United States, she interviewed 13 corporate relations officers at higher education institutions about their experiences working with corporate funders.

Wunpini Fatimata Mohammed, Anli Xiao, Erica Hilton

Ghanaian telecommunications companies incorporate democratic principles in CSR practice

Penn State graduate students explored the nuances in how companies’ communicate their CSR initiatives, and how CSR projects directly affect the communities the companies serve in the northern region of Ghana.


Page Center providing teaching modules to bring ethics topics to classrooms

The Page Center is strengthening the role of ethics education in communications classrooms by offering 11 free online modules that cover a variety of ethical issues within the public relations industry. Topics include ethical decision-making, codes of ethics, global and digital ethics, corporate social responsibility, transparency and more.


When planning CSR, engagement gets employees on board

When companies begin planning CSR strategies, executives will want to get their stakeholders involved from the beginning, according to a recently published Page-funded study.

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Legacy Scholar Grants

Support for scholars and professionals making important contributions to ethics and responsibility in public communication.

Page Center Modules

Page Center Training Modules

The Page Center is strengthening the role of ethics education in communications classrooms. We offer 12 free online modules on a range of ethics topics in public relations.

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Sustainability Communications Initiative (SCI)

Research that highlights best practices in sustainability communication across disciplines.