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Media, Communications and Journalism

Betsy Hays

Betsy Hays, M.A., APR, Fellow PRSA 


(559) 278-6154 
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MA, Mass Communication, Fresno State, 1999
BA, Journalism/Public Relations, Fresno State, 1991

Teaching areas

Public relations, media ethics, public relations entrepreneurship, mass communication and society

Research interests

Public relations ethics, public relations entrepreneurship, service-learning


Inducted into the Public Relations Society of America's College of Fellows 2013

Fresno State Outstanding Adviser of the Year 2010

Fresno State Promising New Tenure-Track Faculty Member 2008

Accredited public relations practitioner (earned APR designation) from the Public Relations Society of America 2004


Life After College: 10 Steps to Build a Life you Love: 

Land Your Dream Career: Eleven Steps to Take in College: (listed in the American Library Association's Best of 2013) 

Win & Wow: Public Relations Secrets for Everyday Success: 

Land Your Dream Career in College: The Complete Guide to Success: