Driven by Purpose virtual series

Tune in virtually to join students, alumni and the professional community to hear how commitment to a compelling purpose accelerates leadership, strategy and connection with audiences and betters our world.

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Sept. 15: The first session features Catherine Blades, SVP, chief ESG and communications officer for Aflac and Brad MacAfee, board president, Global Impact Relations Network.

Oct. 6: This session features Tim Mapes, who is SVP and chief marketing and communications officer for Delta Air Lines and President of the Delta Air Lines Foundation. Mapes’s remarks are presented as part ADPR Week 2020 programming and celebrations. 

Oct. 8: The featured speaker is Carole Munroe, senior director of global brand communications for Hilton Worldwide. Monroe’s remarks are also presented as part of ADPR Week 2020 programming and celebrations.

Nov. 11: The speakers are Maxine Clark and Jeff Jowdy. Maxine Clark is founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop and Founder/CEO of the Clark-Fox Family Foundation. Jeff Jowdy is founder and president of Lighthouse Counsel, based in Franklin, Tennessee, and and Athens, Georgia.

Wednesday, November 11 at 12:45pm to 1:45pm

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Lectures and Discussions


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Department of Advertising and Public Relations
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Missy Hill

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