With knowledgeable and experienced faculty supporting PRactical ADvantage Communications, our students have created award-winning campaigns for their clients. Our achievements include the following:
2022 Social Media Program PROTOS Winner
2017 Marcom Gold Award Winner
2013 Agency of Excellence Award
PROFESSOR KEN HAGIHARA
Professor Ken Hagihara, APR, Fellow PRSA is a full-time lecturer in the Department of Communications. He oversees PRAD and also serves as the faculty adviser to the CSUF Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. He is the president of Integrity Public Relations, Inc., which provides comprehensive marketing services to companies in the technology and non-profit industries, and was named one of CSUF’s top 50 internship sites, Hagihara served as a public affairs officer in the United States Navy Reserve, where he was Deputy Public Affairs Officer for Commander, U.S. Third Fleet Headquarters.
PROFESSOR PETE EVANOW
Professor Pete Evanow has been teaching at the university level for more than 16 years. He teaches advertising, copywriting, and public relations, and has considerable experience in the advertising and marketing industries in addition to holding numerous roles in motorsports marketing and publishing for more than 35 years. Evanow is the author of Z: 35 Years of Nissan’s Sports Car, published by Motorbooks International.