The Value of Earning Accreditation

Blogger: Sarah Coulson, Gainesville Chapter Laura Byrnes, APR, CPRC, started out the session with an overview of the history of Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). The Universal [...]

2016-2017 Accreditation & Certification Recognition

At the onset of the first full day of Annual Conference, Laura Byrnes, APR, CPRC FPRA Vice President of Accreditation and Certification honored these individuals who received their accreditation [...]

Demystifying the Panel Presentation … The First of Two Steps in the APR Examination Process

Over the past two years, the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB) invested considerable time in updating the computer-based Examination (CBE) for Accreditation in Public Relations. The fruit of [...]

2015-2016 APRs & CPRCs

Congratulations to the FPRA members who received credentials this year*! *as of the FPRA 78th Annual Conference 2015 – 2016 APRS Ginger Broslat, APR (Ocala Chapter) Cristina Calvet Harrold, [...]

FPRA 78th Annual Conference – Agenda for Monday, August 8

Monday, August 8 7:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration Desk Open, Stirling Hall Foyer 7:40 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. Past Presidents’ Council Meeting, Stirliing Boardroom 8:30 a.m. – [...]

2016 Welcomes an Updated APR Exam

  Considering becoming Accredited in Public Relations (APR)? No better time than 2016! Getting your APR shows your commitment to the PR profession, designates you as a competent PR leader, [...]

Demystifying the APR Computer-Based Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations: From Blueprint to Publication

“The Examination is outdated!” Have you heard that? Thought it? Said it? All of the above? We have too. “We” being the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB); and we have begun the very lengthy [...]