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Lynn Appelbaum receives Hispanic PR group’s educator of the year award

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Lynn Appelbaum with both alumnae and current students of CCNY’s Ad/PR Program at the Hispanic PR association awards ceremony. From left: Chelsea Henriquez, Kathiusca Nunez (both alumnae); Appelbaum and current students Oriol Brull and Brianna Aguirre.

Lynn Appelbaum, professor and director of The City College of New York’s Advertising/PR Program, is the winner of The Hispanic Public Relations Association’s inaugural BRAVO! PR Educator of the Year Award.  

The HPRA National Bravo! awards are the most prestigious awards in Hispanic communications recognizing the industry's finest campaigns and personalities.

Appelbaum was honored along with Dewey Square Group Principal Maria Cardona (Pioneer of the Year) and television personality and style influencer Kika Rocha (HPRA-NY Journalist of the Year) at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in Manhattan.

"I'm grateful to HPRA for this extraordinary honor and take special pride in our dynamic  CCNY Ad/PR students and alumni who bring talent, heart and diversity to our profession," said Appelbaum.

Antonio Hernandez, president of HPRA's National Board lauded the winners for contributing superb work to the Hispanic public relations industry. “As we continue to advance the practice of Hispanic public relations, we are proud of providing a platform for our work to be recognized and celebrated," he said.

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