May 13, 2014

Board of Regents Names Dr. Don Christian As New Leader for Concordia University Texas

After a nationwide search process, the 17-person Board of Regents of Concordia University Texas announced its unanimous decision to name Dr. Donald Christian the institution’s …

May 7, 2014

SouthWest Water Company Gives Back with Project Sunshine

SouthWest Water Company recently gave back to customers during its new customer-based initiative, Project Sunshine. The program provided Easter food baskets filled with scalloped potatoes, green beans, …

May 5, 2014

“Rolling” with Transition

As many of you know, I recently made the transition out of TV news. For 10 years, I wrote and delivered all sorts of reports. …

April 30, 2014

Vote for the Texas “Doodle 4 Google” Contest Finalist

In the “Doodle 4 Google” contest, one talented young artist (grades K-12) will see his or her artwork on the Google homepage and receive a …

April 28, 2014

Introducing FB Newswire: What PR Pros Need to Know

Last week, Facebook announced the new FB Newswire as “a resource for journalists that aggregates newsworthy social content shared publicly on Facebook by individuals and …

April 22, 2014

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center Performs First Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant as Part of Region’s First Blood Cancer Center

On Feb. 5, 2014, the first adult hematopoietic stem cell transplant* — a type of blood and marrow transplant (BMT) — was performed in the …

April 21, 2014

The Write Stuff

In this day and age, public relations encompasses a variety of services; however, I still believe telling clients’ stories remains at the core of what …

April 14, 2014

Civil Rights Summit Social Media: ECPR Participates in the Voice of Tomorrow

The Civil Rights Summit, a bipartisan event held April 8-10, 2014, at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, brought civil rights icons, activists and …

April 7, 2014

All Eyes on Us—The Civil Rights Summit

Beginning  April 8, all eyes will be on Austin and the LBJ Presidential Library as it hosts the three-day Civil Rights Summit. This premier event …

March 28, 2014

Remember the Public in Public Relations

A significant portion of a public relations professional’s job revolves around securing positive media coverage. At ECPR, it remains a top focus. Another important part …