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For five consecutive years, DePaul’s Public Relations and Advertising (PRAD) graduate program has been recognized by the PRWeek Awards as one of the top five public relations programs in the U.S., including being named 2018 Outstanding PR Education Program of the Year. Our public relations and advertising graduate students consistently win national awards and recognition.​

Arthur W. Page Society and Institute for Public Relations Case Study Competition

  • First Prize: Eva Marnen and Haleigh Stern (Students)
    • Supervisor: Matt Ragas
    • Case Study: ‘Bad Apple' Behavior or a Spoiled Barrel: An Analysis of Wells Fargo's Crisis Response to Alleged Culture Flaws

LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships

  • Imani Shabbaz, Tricia Cole and Marsha Sanchez
    • $3,250 scholarship each

The One Creative Bootcamp

  • Elizabeth Romano
    • Member of First Prize Team

Ketchum Mindfire Challenge

  • Maddie Hauser
    • Creative concept of "How Do You Summer" wins Ketchum Mindfire's Cold Brew Coffee Challenge.