October 12, 2011 – Steve Quigley Named 2011 Outstanding Educator of the Year
Steve Quigley, professor at Boston University College of Communication and academic co-coordinator for Boston University’s Master of Science in Health Communication online program, was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
PRSA, the largest professional organization serving the U.S. public relations community, grants the Outstanding Educator of the Year Award to a member who has made a significant contribution to public relations education through college or university teaching.
Rosanna M. Fiske, PRSA Chair and CEO, applauded Professor Quigley’s dedication to public relations education. “PRSA is proud to recognize Steve Quigley’s contributions to education by honoring him with the 2011 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award. The considerable impact he has had on the next generation of public relations professionals has helped advance the profession in many ways.”
Professor Quigley has been teaching at Boston University for 12 years and serves as faculty coordinator for the University’s public relations program. He has received numerous awards for his achievements: the John J. Mallory Crystal Bell Award from the Publicity Club of New England, the Diane Davis Beacon Award for lifetime achievement from PRSA Boston, the Boston University Lyndon Baines Johnson Advisor of the Year Award, the Boston University College of Communication Advisor of the Year Award, and the Boston University Student Activities Advisor of the Year Award.
As for receiving the PRSA Outstanding Educator of the Year Award, Quigley says: “I’m honored every day by the privilege of teaching. This award is unimagined and deeply appreciated frosting on the cake.”
To learn more about PRSA and the Outstanding Educator of the Year Award, visit: http://www.prsa.org/
To view Steve Quigley’s biography, visit: http://healthcommunication.bu.edu/stephen-quigley/