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Four Global Alliance Scholarships Awarded

November 16, 2009


Global Alliance Chairman, John Paluszek, presented the four scholarships for the upcoming MScom12 class during the ceremony. The GA annually offers four  "Global Alliance Scholarships" to MScom applicants living and working outside of Switzerland. This step is in line with its goals of strengthening collaboration among public relations and communication professionals in the international arena as well as constantly rationalizing day-to-day practice, developing academic networks and contributing to bridging the gap between the two.


Scholarship recipients include:
Cecilia Fleta González, Press and Communications Officer, Asamblea de Cooperación Por la Paz, Spain
Luciano Luffarelli, Founder, Comunicazione d'Impreza Luciano Luffarelli, Italy
Bent Sorensen, Head of ETF‘s Communication Unit, European Training Foundation (ETF), Italy
Allar Tankler, PR Consultant, Corpore, Estonia

About the Global Alliance
The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management is the umbrella organisation linking PR Professional Associations worldwide. The Global Alliance builds on the cooperative efforts of PR Professional Bodies (who build on the cooperative efforts of PR Professionals) to tackle common problems with a global perspective. By partnering with national bodies to increase professionalism in Public Relations, this Alliance works to enhance the influence of the Public Relations industry among its constituents around the world.

About Università della Svizzera italiana's Executive MScom Program
The Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (MScom) is a part-time, postgraduate program for experienced communications professionals. Courses are conducted in English over a 21-month period. Classes are held every other month for seven consecutive days. Based at the University of Lugano in Switzerland, the MScom Program cooperates with Copenhagen Business School on program content and joint sessions, including a summer session at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles, one of the leading business schools in the US. An international faculty of more than 30 professors from renowned institutions around the world ensures the program's academic excellence and its multinational orientation.



John Paluszek
Global Alliance Chair

Daniel Tisch
Global Alliance Chair-elect
+01.416.968.7311, extension 223

Nina Volles
Global Alliance Center
c/o USI Università della Svizzera italiana
+41 (0) 58 666 46 02