Alumni, Bragga, to be on campus for Hall of Fame induction & coffee hour

Mass Comm Alumni, Rick Bragga,  will be on campus this Friday, October 2, 2015, for his Alumni Hall of Fame induction. There will also be a coffee hour at 10:30 am in Peck Hall 3117.

Rick Bragga, BA Mass Comm / TV-Radion ’77 and MS Mass Comm ’82, is the president of Philanthropy 1, a philanthropic services and communications company. He is the only person to be awarded the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s (AHP) three top honors for leadership, writing and research. He has led and participated in charitable teams raising more than $350 million, authored numerous AHP journal articles, and presented more than 50 regional and national education sessions. Bragga supports his community through the Boy Scouts, serving on the National Advisory Council, Southern Region Board and as chair of numerous other committees.

The department is putting together a coffee hour at 10:30 a.m., PH 3117, in order for our students to be able to learn a little more about his expertise on working in the world of corporate communication and philanthropy.

The Alumni Hall of Fame recognizes and honors SIUE alumni who, through leadership, character and hard work, have made exceptional contributions in their chosen field, in their communities and at SIUE. Each Hall of Fame inductee must have established an outstanding professional career, made significant contributions to their chosen profession, demonstrated civic awareness and concern for their community and established a distinguished reputation at either the local, state, national or international level which reflects great credit and honor upon SIUE.

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