The Department of Journalism and Communication held a “public lecture on PR, building images or building bridges? Development of PR on Global and Local level” on Saturday, June 17,2017 at Adihaki campus, Theatrical Art Hall.

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The public lecture was opened by the welcoming speech of Furtuna Kahsay, Head of the Department of Journalism and communication followed by Professor Ton Veen’s (From Addis Ababa university) inspiring public lecture on the above stated topic. The public lecture mainly aimed at promoting the Public Relations and Advertising(PRAd) program and launching a Masters’ program on the mentioned field.


Students, staff members, city PR practitioners and others attended the public lecture. In the public lecture, many questions were raised and discussed.


In the afternoon discussion with the staff memebers of the Department of Journalism and Communication, Professor Ton Veen confirmed his willingness to continuously work with the department mainly in promoting PRAd and launching a Masters’ program on this field of study.



                                                                                   Courtesy of Gebreselassie K.