2019 scholar grants to examine advocacy and narratives in public communication
September 21, 2018
Each year, the Page Center funds a select group of research projects as part of its Page/Johnson Legacy Scholar grant program. While focus areas differ from year to year, the Center aims to support research that fosters an understanding of the Page Principles and Johnson & Johnson Credo, two philosophies that promote ethical decision-making in public relations.… More
Two corporate communications leaders join advisory board
September 17, 2018
The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication elected two new members to its advisory board, Aedhmar Hynes, CEO of Text100, and Dave Samson, general manager of public affairs at Chevron Corporation.
Hynes and Samson bring decades of experience in corporate communications to the advisory board, which assists the Center in raising awareness, fundraising and general… More
Page Center selects two scholars for new research fellows program
August 30, 2018
The Arthur W. Page Center has picked two scholars to become the organization’s first research fellows. The two seasoned faculty members will conduct projects over the next two years that will conclude with white papers, in addition to academic publications and/or publications.
The two scholars, Marlene Neill, Baylor University, and Diana Sisson, Auburn University, have had a long… More
‘PR Journal’ special issue focuses on Page Center research on international CSR
May 9, 2018
The May Public Relations Journal is a special issue presented by the Arthur W. Page Center that focuses on international corporate social responsibility (CSR). Fourteen scholars contributed Page-funded research to the project.
In the May issue, Page scholars delve into a number of topics, including the challenges of implementing global CSR strategies, the impact of CSR, building… More
Page Center funding research that targets ‘fake news,’ other communications issues
April 11, 2018
With misrepresentation and half-truths plaguing public discourse these days, the Page Center identified a need to better understand the nature, dynamics and consequences of the “fake news” phenomenon as a contemporary form of misinformation. The Center will fund 11 research projects that study “fake news” from a number of perspectives, as well as seven other studies that tackle a… More
Second annual Page Center Awards shine a light on authentic, ethical communicators
February 23, 2018
By Sarah Vlazny, Page Center intern
In an age of skepticism and mistrust, it is vital for communicators to conduct themselves ethically and with integrity. This was the message throughout the second annual Arthur W. Page Center Awards dinner.
Hosted by Bill Nielsen, Center advisory board chair, and Marie Hardin, dean of Penn State’s Bellisario College of… More