Education

Early HTML and Digital PR at Auburn

OK, some will say this is self-serving … but it was a fun reminder for me how people have said … we were ahead of our time.   They’re right.  We were. A kind note from a former student, Amanda (Younce) Davis, reminded me of our early HTML and digital PR at Auburn. It is a reminder of how long we’ve been exploring HTML

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The Life and Art of Agnes Taugner

Agnes Taugner, an accomplished artist and professor of art at Auburn University until her retirement in 1993. She died in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 23, 2012. The art on display was lent by her friends and family and includes painting, mixed media, drawing and fabric art, and soft sculpture. While she was at Auburn, Agnes Taugner was the heart of a group of artists

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Alabamium … Have You Heard of It? Fred Allison Was Way Ahead of His Time

This is my little homage to those that think way ahead of the curve. Those people that see what others cannot see are great motivators. They are not afraid to fail. The key is to try.  Failure can actually be a good thing. You learn from it. Fred Allison at Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University). Who was Fred Allison? A man way ahead

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Students: The Council of PR Firms asks, "What is the most dangerous idea in PR today?"

Cross-posted from PROpenMic. Reformed PR practitioner B. L. Ochman writes a review of the recent Council of PR firms (CPR) critical issues forum in her blog, What’s Next. Read the Council’s take on the event in Dangers Equal Opportunity for Smart Marketers, PR Firms, Lively Annual Public Relations Council Critical Issues Forum Addresses “Most Dangerous Ideas” for Future of PR. The conversation has actually

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Tommy Goff's Opus :: His life was music and students. He changed lives. He changed mine.

Of all the things I’ve written in this blog, I can sincerely say that, if I had to choose, this post (and one about Allison Wetherbee) are really the only shared thoughts I really want you to read. I’ve been holding back the temptation to write about this. But, just this moment, I couldn’t hold back anymore. A great man passed away on September

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