Molly Goaley, director of media relations and senior writer at The University of Olivet, was recently recognized by the Central Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (CMPRSA) for her feature story on the college’s President’s Leadership Institute. The article was published in the spring 2013 issue of Shipherd’s Record, the college’s alumni magazine. Goaley, of Battle Creek, won the Pinnacle Award, the society’s top honor, in the chapter’s 2014 PACE Awards feature stories category.
The PACE Awards are presented each year as mid-Michigan’s highest honor of public relations activities. These awards are given to public relations practitioners who, in the judgment of their peers, have successfully addressed a contemporary issue with exemplary professional skill, creativity and resourcefulness.
Each year, CMPRSA invites institutions, for-profit and non-profit organizations, companies and government agencies in Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Gratiot, Ingham, Jackson, Livingston and Shiawassee counties to submit public relations campaigns and individual tactic elements for judging by a group of out-of-state peers. The submissions must meet the highest standards of performance in the profession and are judged based on quality of research, planning, execution and evaluation.