Dr. Tim Penning in 2017 & 2018

09/2017

TIM PENNING PUBLISHES BOOK CHAPTER

Tim Penning wrote a chapter entitled “Donors Preferred Information Types, Qualities and Sources,” which was published in the Handbook of Financial Communications and Investor Relations. According to the publisher, the Handbook features “contributions from leading scholars and practitioners in financial communication and related fields—including public relations, corporate communications, finance, and accounting” and “provides readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of investor relations and financial communications as they are practiced in North America and around the world.”

01/2018

TIM PENNING PRESENTS RESEARCH TO NONPROFIT PROFESSIONALS

On Wednesday, January 31, Dr. Penning presented the results of his extensive published research in this area to 60 nonprofit professionals, as part of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy‘s Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series.

02/2018

TIM PENNING PUBLISHES ARTICLE IN PR JOURNAL

Tim Penning’s article, “High-Performing Corporate Communications Teams: Views of Top CCOs,” was published in PR Journal, a peer-reviewed journal operated by the Institute for Public Relations and available online for academics and professionals alike. He collaborated on the paper with Mark Bain, a consultant and former head of global PR for Amway and several other companies and global PR firms.

TIM PENNING’S RESEARCH CITED AS ONE OF THE TOP 10 PR INSIGHTS OF 2018

Tim Penning’s research on CCOs and high performance was named one of the top 10 PR research insights of 2018 by the Institute for Public Relations. You can read more on the IPR website.

04/2018

TIM PENNING ACCEPTED TO ARTHUR W. PAGE SOCIETY

This week, our colleague Tim Penning was accepted as a member of the prestigious Arthur W. Page Society, an organization of the top CCOs and PR pros of the largest organizations in the world.

In considering Tim’s nomination, Don Stacks, legendary professor from University of Miami and Page board member, said that the best PR program in Michigan is not at UM or MSU, but Grand Valley—because of what Tim and his colleagues have done over the years to get our students involved and our program known nationally.

07/2018

TIM PENNING NAMED TO PRSA COLLEGE OF FELLOWS

Tim Penning was named as a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows. This is a high honor that required six letters of support from advanced professionals, the endorsement of the local PRSA chapter, and evidence of Tim’s excellence in PR, with 20 examples from his career across 4 categories. You can read more in the official news release from PRSA.

09/2018

TIM PENNING QUOTED IN MIBIZ ARTICLE

Tim Penning was quoted in an MiBiz article about the acquisition of the Grand Rapids Business Journal by Hour Media. You can read the full article on the MiBiz website.

TIM PENNING… IN A WIG?

Tim Penning donned one of his wife’s wigs as the keynote speaker for the Wine & Wig event, a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in West Michigan. For those skeptical of this story, click here for proof.