Logos Institute Celebrates 2016 NYU Graduates

The Logos Institute for Crisis Management & Executive Leadership celebrated New York University graduates last week. The firm opened its doors on Thursday, May 19, for an Open House to celebrate 2016 graduates, families, faculty, administrators, and friends of New York University’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) master’s degree program in public relations and corporate communication (PRCC).

More than 130 guests attended the Logos Open House, which served as an opportunity to keep the graduation festivities going between Wednesday’s All NYU Commencement at Yankee Stadium and Friday’s SPS Convocation at Radio City Music Hall.

Logos Institute was proud to host the event, as Logos fellows are especially involved in supporting the PRCC program. Helio Fred Garcia, Laurel Hart, Kristin Johnson, Raleigh Mayer and Oxana Trush, all serve as past and present professors and capstone advisers in the program. Adam Tiouririne and Iris Wenting Xue also served as capstone advisers.

Logos Institute Team Members at the Open House

Logos Institute Team Members at the Open House

For the 2015-2016 academic year, Logos advised 18 PRCC graduates, which comprises 10 percent of the graduating Class of 2016.

Additionally, Garcia and Johnson represented the NYU PRCC faculty and administrator “platform party” on stage at Friday’s SPS convocation ceremony at Radio City Music Hall.

Fred and Kristin

Professors Garcia and Johnson at Radio City

Logos team members will continue to teach and advise NYU SPS PRCC students into the summer and 2016-2017 academic year. Students will periodically be invited to contribute guest blog posts on www.logosconsulting.net as well, such as the most recent, “Surviving Online Shaming,” by 2016 graduate Maura Yates.


Celebrating its 81st anniversary, the NYU School of Professional Studies (sps.nyu.edu) is one of NYU’s several degree-granting schools and colleges, each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of the School of Professional Studies arises from its place as the NYU home for study and applied research related to key knowledge-based industries where the New York region leads globally. This is manifest in the School’s diverse graduate, undergraduate, and noncredit programs in fields such as Accounting, Finance, and Law; Applied Politics; Creative Cities and Economic Development; English-Language Learning; Foreign Languages, Translation, and Interpreting; Fundraising and Grantmaking; Global Affairs; Health Information Management; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Resource Management and Development; Liberal Studies and Allied Arts; Management and Systems; Marketing and Marketing Analytics; Professional Writing; Project Management; Public Relations and Corporate Communication; Publishing; Real Estate, Real Estate Development, and Construction Management; Social Entrepreneurship; and Sports Management, Media, and Business.

More than 100 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty and lecturers to create vibrant professional and academic networks that annually attract nearly 5,000 degree-seeking students from around the globe. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent continuing higher education needs of local and professional communities, as evidenced by close to 48,000 annual noncredit enrollments in individual courses, specialized certificate programs, workshops, and seminars. The School’s community is enriched by more than 28,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom serve as mentors, guest speakers, and advisory board members. For more information about the NYU School of Professional Studies, visit sps.nyu.edu.

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