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Kirk Hazlett, APR, Fellow PRSA - Curry College. Milton, MA, US

Kirk Hazlett, APR, Fellow PRSA Kirk Hazlett, APR, Fellow PRSA

Associate Professor, Communication/Public Relations | Curry College

Milton, MA, UNITED STATES

Public Relations Society of America Fellow. Curry College Communication Professor; Veteran PR Professional; PRSA Director (2011-2012)

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Biography

35+ years' federal government and nonprofit organization PR experience followed by nearly 10 years' undergraduate- and graduate-level college teaching experience.

Community and media relations expertise, as well as a fanaticism for quality service and customer satisfaction. PR for healthcare and member services organizations ranging from Blood Bank of Hawaii to Medical Area Service Corporation to Boston Harborfest. Consulting services for Manila and Singapore Red Cross.

Clerk, Board of Directors, Boston Harborfest.

Industry Expertise (2)

Public Relations and Communications Education/Learning

Areas of Expertise (3)

Social Media Job Search Career Development

Accomplishments (6)

Public Relations Society of America Presidential Citation (professional)

Recognition for service to Public Relations Society of America by PRSA Chair/CEO (2011)

"Accredited in Public Relations" (professional)

Professional accreditation awarded by Public Relations Society of America (1994)

Public Relations Society of America Presidential Citation (professional)

Recognition for service to Public Relations Society of America by PRSA CEO (2007)

Awarded Public Relations Society of America, Boston Chapter's "PRSA Boston Beacon Award" (professional)

Recognition for contributions as public relations professional and public relations professor to the field. (2007)

Awarded Publicity Club of New England's "John J. Molloy Crystal Bell for Lifetime Achievement" (professional)

Recognition for contributions as public relations professional and public relations professor to the field. (2009)

Inducted in the Public Relations Society of America's "College of Fellows" (professional)

Recognition for contributions as public relations professional and public relations professor to the field. (2009)

Education (5)

University of Georgia: B.A., English 1968

Golden Gate University: B.S., Business Management 1978

Golden Gate University: M.B.A., Business Management 1984

Defense Language Institute/English Language School: Certificate, Teaching English as a Second Language 1969

Training to teach English as a Second Language to Vietnamese military personnel in Saigon, Vietnam.

Defense Information School: Certificate, Public Affairs Officer Course 1977

Segment of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Public Affairs Internship training in preparation for full-time employment as civilian employee in Army's public affairs operations.

Affiliations (2)

  • Public Relations Society of America
  • Social Media Club of Boston

Event Appearances (18)

Are You Social Enough?

Presentation on social media use to Curry College faculty.  Curry College

2015-11-16

Social Media Disasters: How to Avoid Them Ethically and Legally

Panel discussion on legal and ethical issues faced by public relations professionals.  Southern New Hampshire University

2015-10-22

Promoting Your Club or Event

Student Activities Leadership Training  Curry College

2014-01-17

Your Career. Your Future: "Are You 'Social' Enough? Ten Timely Tips"

Using Social Media for Your Career Progression  Regis College, Weston, MA

2013-04-03

Your Career. Your Future: "Are You 'Social' Enough? Ten Timely Tips"

Boston Women Communicators  Boston, MA

2013-04-30

Commuter Communication: Driving the Conversation

Association for Commuter Transportation/Patriot Chapter  Boston, MA

2013-02-07

"Your Career and You: Are You Social Enough? Ten Timely Tips"

BurrellesLuce  Webinar

2013-01-15

Your Career, Your Future: "Are You 'Social' Enough?"

Using Social Media for Your Career Progression  Regis College, Weston, MA

2012-11-08

The Collision of Social Media and Customer Service

South Shore Chamber of Commerce program (co-presenter)  Curry College, Milton, MA

2011-03-15

Management Focus in Public Relations

Public Relations Society of America Online Accreditation Course (presenter)  Online

2010-11-09

Choosing Your Public Relations Textbook: Tips and Hints

PRSA Educators Academy Annual Meeting (co-presenter)  Washington, D.C.

2010-10-23

Your Career in Public Relations

Boston Chapter, Public Relations Society of America/Public Relations Student Society of America (moderator)  Curry College, Milton, MA

2010-03-16

Public Relations Careers

Publicity Club of New England monthly program (moderator)  Boston, MA

2010-01-12

Corporate Social Responsibility

Boston Chapter, Public Relations Society of America monthly program (organizer/moderator)  Boston, MA

2010-03-09

Lessons in Corporate Social Responsibility

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Meeting (program organizer)  Boston, MA

2009-08-14

Professional to Educator Transition

Boston Chapter, Public Relations Society of America, monthly program (moderator)  Simmons College, Boston, MA

2008-09-16

Managing Public Relations in Higher Education

Publicity Club of New England program (moderator)  Curry College, Milton, MA

2008-04-14

Public Relations for Nonprofits: Big Budget Results on a Shoestring

Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts monthly program (sole presenter)  Boston, MA

2007-05-10

Sample Talks (1)

BurrellesLuce Webinar: "Your Career and You: Are You Social Enough? Ten Timely Tips"

Tips on using social media for career progression.

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