Trustee Emerita Barbara Wellnitz Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

BOSTON, Mass. -- Barbara W. Wellnitz, of Brewster Mass., was recently honored with a lifetime achievement award by her colleagues at the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) Boston chapter, the professional association of public relations practitioners.

The annual Diane Davis Beacon Award for Lifetime Achievement recognizes one member in good standing after a careful nomination process by a peer group of PRSA Boston members who are also accredited public relations professionals. An active member in the chapter's leadership and former PRSA Boston president, Ms Wellnitz was also awarded the national society's highest honor by election into the College of Fellows, an honorary society representing the top two percent of public relations professionals who are members of PRSA.

Her background includes journalism, business management, agency management, solo practice as a public relations counselor, agency owner with Hugh Ryan of Ryan Wellnitz & Associates, and 12 years of active service on the PRSA board of directors.

While serving PRSA, running a business, writing articles and leading workshops, Ms. Wellnitz served as a trustee at Green Mountain College, one of her alma maters, for 12 years and as chair of the Board of Trustees 2003-2009. She also provided leadership for two national searches for presidents of the College and a successful capital campaign. "Barbara Wellnitz is an outstanding individual professionally, ethically and personally," said Ann Getman, APR, one of her co-nominators and a PRSA Boston former president. "She is an inspiration to her colleagues, clients, peers and the community with her qualities of strategic and practical skills, intelligence, integrity, and humility."

Barbara and Bruce Wellnitz moved from Foxboro, Mass. to Brewster, Mass. in 2009 after several years as summer residents.

For more information about PRSA Boston, visit prsaboston.org


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Women's Basketball
Tuesday, 1/26
vs. Castleton State College,
8 p.m.

Friday, 1/29
at Thomas College, 8 p.m.

Saturday, 1/30
at University of Maine - Farmington, 4 p.m.

Men's Basketball
Tuesday, 1/26
vs. Castleton State College,
6 p.m.

Friday, 1/29
at Thomas College, 6 p.m.

Saturday, 1/30
at University of Maine - Farmington, 2 p.m.

Ski Team
Saturday, 1/30
at Dartmouth Skiway, 9 a.m.

Sunday, 1/31
at Dartmouth Skiway, 9 a.m.


WEEK AT A GLANCE


MONDAY, JANUARY 25
Job Search Strategies Workshop
3 - 4 p.m., Room 3, Griswold Library

Fitness Swim
9 - 10:30 a.m., Waldron Athletic Center

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26
Fitness Swim
1 - 2:30 p.m., Waldron Athletic Center

Candlelight Vigil for Haiti
5 p.m., Meet in front of Withey Hall

Community Swim
6 - 8 p.m., Waldron Athletic Center

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27
GreenMAP: Killington Shuttle
8:30 a.m., Meet at GreenMAP

Workshop: Making Your Learning Style Work for You
10 - 11 a.m., Calhoun Learning Center

Fitness Swim
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Waldron Athletic Center

Massage Therapy & Reflexology
11 a.m. - 8 p.m.,
Bozen Wellness Center

Workshop: Note Taking
3 - 4 p.m., Special Collections Reading Room, Griswold Library

GRE Study Group
4 - 5 p.m., Room 3, Griswold Library

Shakti Tribal Dance: Advanced
6:30 - 7:45 p.m., Bogue Movement Studio

Shakti Tribal Dance: Beginner
7:45 - 9 p.m., Bogue Movement Studio

Meditation
9 - 9:20 p.m., Bogue Movement Studio

Toga Dance Party
9 p.m., The Gorge

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28
Workshop: Goal Setting
10 - 11 a.m., Special Collections Reading Room, Griswold Library

Massage Therapy & Reflexology
11 a.m. - 8 p.m.,
Bogue Movement Studio

Workshop: Time Management & Organization
3 - 4 p.m., Special Collections Reading Room, Griswold Library

Community Swim
6 - 8 p.m., Waldron Athletic Center

Vermont Community Energy Mobilization Project
6 - 9 p.m., East Room

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29
Fitness Swim
9 - 10:30 a.m., Waldron Athletic Center

Meditation
3:30 - 4 p.m., Chapel

Journal Writing Workshop
4 - 6 p.m., The Gorge Atrium

Community Swim
6 - 8 p.m., Waldron Athletic Center

The Billies
9 p.m., The Gorge

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31
Community Swim
6 - 8 p.m., Waldron Athletic Center



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