Southern Company's Tripp Cagle to Host AdPR Week Talk

Tripp Cagle, the communications supervisor for Southern Company, will be a featured speaker for Grady's AdPR Week (October 1-5). Cagle, a UGA alum, will give a talk entitled "The World of Corporate PR" on Wednesday, October 3rd at 11:15 a.m. in MLC 102, which will focus on how  corporations solve crises and manage government relations.

Cagle is a 1981 UGA graduate, having studied public relations. He is a two-time ARC Award winner for annual report copywriting in the United States. Cagle's visit is the first ever Visiting Professional-in-Residence at Grady College/UGA sponsored by the Southern Company. In addition to speaking to the Introduction to Public Relations course on Wednesday, Cagle will speak with the programs PRSSA group, meet individually with students, and speak in several graduate and undergraduate courses. 

"We are very excited to host Tripp Cagle for this special event," said Dr. Bryan Reber, Assistant Department Head and Public Relations professor. "He brings a wealth of corporate public relations experience to share with the students and faculty."

The Southern Company is a Fortune 500 electric utilities holding company based in the Atlanta, and one of the nation's leading providers of electricity.

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