MCOM ACHIEVES GOLD STANDARD IN PR EDUCATION
The department of Management Communication at Waikato has consolidated its position as New Zealand's focal point for Public Relations education with its PR programme being re-certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the premier international body of PR educators, in July 2016. Waikato is the only University in NZ with a PRSA certification. For details click here.
MCOM Professor Debashish Munshi and his colleague from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor Priya Kurian presented a TEDx talk on "Sustaibale Citizenship" on 20 June, 2015. To view the talk, click here.
MCOMmers at the forefront
MCOM featured in a big way at the influential International Public Relations Conference in Barcelona in July 2015. The high-powered MCOM contingent included Professors David McKie and Juliet Roper, Dr Margalit Toledano, and MCOM student Olivia Loeffen. See video.
Saving the planet
MCOM's Professor Debashish Munshi along with his FASS colleague Professor Priya Kurian and their collaborators from the University of California at Santa Barbara hosted an international symposium on Climate Futures: Re-imagining Climate Justice at the Rockefeller Foundation's picturesque facilities at Bellagio, Italy, in July this year. The symposium was part of a project funded by a Rockefeller Foundation Grant. See the Climate Futures website as well as the Re-imagining Just Climate Futures Facebook page.