CONTACT US

Old Student Union 109
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Map
Directions
828.227.7482 tel
commdept@wcu.edu

FACULTY/STAFF DIRECTORY

 
Debra Connelly

Debra Connelly has a background in both journalism and public relations. She spent several years writing and learning the newspaper trade at a leading Missouri weekly paper. With a move to Central Florida she spent 14 years in hospital public relations as a writer and special projects coordinator. Connelly served twice as president of the local Florida Public Relations Association and on the state board of directors. FPRA, with its more than 1,100 members, was the only professional public relations organization in Florida until it later merged with the Public Relations Society of America. When she first came to Western Connelly worked four and a half years as a writer in the publications office of the Office of Public Information and taught night classes in communications and public relations. For the past nine years Connelly has been teaching full time in the Department of Communication. She teaches the pre-major class Introduction to Media Writing as well as major public relations classes such as Desktop Publishing and Public Relations Writing.

Comm-Connelly,Deb

Department of Communication
Assistant Professor - Public Relations
Phone: 828-227-2459
Email: dlconnelly@email.wcu.edu
Office Address: Stillwell 239

Education:

  • M.A., Central Missouri State University
 

Copyright by Western Carolina University      •      Cullowhee, NC 28723      •      828.227.7211      •      Contact WCU
Maintained by the Office of Web Services      •      Directions      •      Campus Map      •      Emergency Information      •      Text-Only

Office of Web Services