Dr. Kaye Sweetser named to Public Relations Accreditation Board

Dr. Kaye Sweetser

Congratulations to Dr. Kaye Sweetser, Associate Professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, who has been appointed to the prestigious Universal Accreditation Board (UAB), the leading certification body for the public relations profession. She has nearly two decades of experience in practicing public relations.

Dr. Sweetser joins other public relations professionals around the nation who serve on the board, which represents broad participation from industry practice segments, including educators, industry leaders, government and military public affairs officers, nonprofit organizations and public relations firms.  The UAB administers the Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations and coordinates all activities related to the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) designation.

The UAB was established in 1998 by a coalition of public relations professional organizations, and now includes the Agricultural Relations Council, AsociaciĆ³n de Relacionistas Profesionales de Puerto Rico, Florida Public Relations Association, Maine Public Relations Council, National School Public Relations Association, Public Relations Society of America, Religion Communicators Council, and Southern Public Relations Federation. Each organization contributes resources and senior-level volunteer members representing all segments of the public relations profession. For a complete list of UAB members and other information about the APR designation and UAB, visit www.praccreditation.org.

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