Blog Archive for Personnel Category

Diana Sisson

Q&A with Page Center research fellow Diana Sisson

April 29, 2019

By Leah Tobia, Page Center intern

It is difficult to identify authenticity in a time when fake news and mistrust make headlines. Diana Sisson, an assistant professor of public relations at Auburn University, is bridging the gap between how practitioners and researchers define authenticity.

In 2017, Sisson’s proposal on digital media research was selected by the Page… More

Marlene Neill

Q&A with Page Center research fellow Marlene Neill

April 19, 2019

By Leah Tobia, Page Center intern

Installing ethics education into classrooms around the globe is the top recommendation of a 2018 report released by the Commission on Public Relations Education. Marlene Neill, assistant professor at Baylor University, is creating a plan to help the Page Center answer the Commission’s call.

Neill has a long history with… More

Bill Nielsen

Remarks from Bill Nielsen at the 2018 Page Center Awards

March 26, 2018

Good evening, everyone.

I’m Bill Nielsen and it is my great privilege to chair the advisory board of the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication.

Together with Marie Hardin, dean of the College of Communications at Penn State, whom you will meet in a moment, we are delighted to welcome you. We believe this… More

Ellyn Fisher

Q&A with advisory board member Ellyn Fisher

November 28, 2017

By Sarah Vlazny, Page Center intern

Ellyn Fisher is the senior vice president of public relations and social media for the AdCouncil. A Penn State alumna, she joined the Page Center advisory board last fall.

Fisher brings experience and expertise in public service communications to the board having worked on groundbreaking campaigns such as Smokey… More

Gary Sheffer

Q&A with advisory board member Gary Sheffer

November 7, 2017

By Sarah Vlazny, Page Center intern

Gary Sheffer is a senior corporate strategist at Weber Shandwick, where he advises on “high-level” corporate, executive reputation and engagement, government and cultural issues. Sheffer joined the Page Center advisory board last fall.

Prior to his role at Weber Shandwick, Sheffer was the head of global communications and public affairs at… More

Tom Martin

Q&A with new advisory board member Thomas Martin

April 10, 2017

By Kasey Hughes, Page Center intern

To broaden the scope of integrity in public communication perspectives, the Arthur W. Page Center expanded its advisory board to include members Tom Martin, executive-in-residence at the College of Charleston; Ellyn Fisher, senior vice president of the Advertising Council; and Gary Sheffer, communications strategist for Weber Shandwick.

Martin mentors students… More

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