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Monmouth University Communication Professor Kristine M. Simoes was named President-Elect (serving as chapter president in 2013) of The New Jersey Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA NJ). 


Simoes is a specialist professor at Monmouth University where she serves as program director for the journalism/public relations cluster, teaches courses, manages the department web page, and serves as a student academic advisor.

She has earned her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), her M.A. in Corporate Public Relations and her B.A. in Communication/Public Relations from Rowan University. Over her 23-year career, she has held a number of executive positions in the public relations, marketing, and journalism fields.

Simoes worked with Dr. Sheila McAllister, APR to earn Monmouth University’s PR program international accreditation with the PRSA Certification in Education (CEPR).  Monmouth University is one of only thirty programs in the world to earn such distinction for its curriculum, faculty expertise, and adherence to ethical industry standards.

The New Jersey Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America is the local affiliate of PRSA, the world’s largest and foremost organization for public relations professionals. The nearly 300 members live and work in all corners of the state, representing business and industry, counseling firms, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms, and nonprofit organizations.


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