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Allison Barlow Hess, the public relations director for WSU, will retire after 30 years on April 29. Photo credit: WSU

WSU PR director retires after 30 years of service

Catie Weimer March 28, 2022

Allison Barlow Hess, the public relations director for WSU, will retire after 30 years on April 29. A reception in her honor will be held at the Lindquist Alumni Center garden room on April 8 from 2-4...

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Two Weber State Police Officers hit on I-15 while aiding stopped vehicle

Jennifer Greenlee December 15, 2021

Two Weber State University Police Officers were hit on southbound Interstate 15 after stopping to check on a passenger van that had crashed and and was stopped in the HOV lane at about 1 p.m. near 700...

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PR student of the year brings broader purpose to Brent Taylor Foundation

Marisa Nelson November 15, 2019

Karen Valdez is a Public Relations major at Weber State University and the co-winner of this year's Utah Public Relations Student of the Year award. Through this experience, she has not only built a plan...

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Mary Jane and a CEO strained

Cameron Gifford September 17, 2018

It’s been a tumultuous couple of months for serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Elon Musk. Tesla stock plummeted by over $17 per share on Sept. 7 following Musk's appearance on the “Joe...

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WSU communication alumni living their dreams

Melissa Jensen December 1, 2017

In 2015, Forbes published an article defining the number-one skill employers sought when hiring recent college graduates: the ability to effectively communicate. On Dec. 15, graduates will receive their...

Greg Timothy, owner of the Waffle Wagon, gives out waffles in January. PRSSA will hold a food truck rally on Sept 24. (Christina Huerta / The Signpost)

Keep on food truckin’

Mathew Walker September 22, 2016

Weber State's very own chapter of Public Relations Society of America will be holding a food truck rally to raise money and awareness for their organization on Sept. 24.   Students often...

College of Arts & Humanities welcomes new PR director

August 29, 2013

The Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities has gained a new marketing and public relations director, Christie Denniston. She is scheduled to start work at the college on Sept. 1, and was...

Quadriplegic WSU student trains for hand-cycling world record

August 27, 2013

Kris Sanford isn't allowing paralysis to discourage him of his dream of being an athlete. The Weber State University junior plans to break Ryan Nichols' hand-cycling ride world record of 776 miles. His...

Audit examines WSU bookstore's cost to taxpayers

July 22, 2013

A recent performance audit examined whether Weber State University Campus Stores abused state sales tax by allowing tax-exempt sales of computers and educational software to Weber State University students,...

Communication department discusses "The Black List"

April 9, 2013

Seeking the truth and reporting it while remaining independent and minimizing harm are only a few of the ethics principles journalists follow while writing stories. The Weber State University Communication...

National PR society gets WSU chapter

February 23, 2012

Weber State University students interested in public relations work will soon have an official outlet for honing their skills. Yeonsoo Kim, a public relations professor at WSU, is now accepting applications...

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