Student Prize Competitions

Ebeling PR-ize for Excellent Public Relations Campaign

Since Spring 2004, the Ebeling PR-ize has been awarded to outstanding Department of Communication public relations undergraduate seniors who implanted a real-world public relations campaign successfully raising awareness of key social issues and enhancing collaboration between profit and non-profit organizations. The award was established by Mr. Charles (Chuck) Ebeling, Bradley graduate (’66) and Bradley University Centurion, and Dr. Ron Koperski, a professor in the Department of Communication, retired May 2013. Mr. Ebeling has been an advocate of cause-related communications throughout his career. He retired as Vice President of Communications and Chief Spokesperson for McDonald’s Corporation.