uOPRA takes home two IABC Excel Awards

Written by: Tommy Nguyen
Edited by: Sharon Cheung

May 16, 2014 – The University of Ottawa Public Relations Association (uOPRA) attended the 14th annual IABC Excel Awards Ceremony last night at the National Arts Centre and two projects from the year were selected as winning pieces in the student division.

The Take uOPRA to Work Day four-part podcast series in collaboration with Ottawa-based podcast duo Young PR Pros (hosts Kristine D’Arbelles and Julia Kent) took home the IABC Excel Award of Merit and the Let’s Grow Together 2014 conference won the IABC Excel Award of Excellence. The two projects aimed to connect Ottawa’s academic and professional organizations in the communications and public relations community by helping network and educate the attendees at both events. Continue reading