News & Information

Betty Galligan, PBN Leaders & Achievers 2021 honoree
Providence Business News has announced 22 honorees for its 2021 Leaders & Achievers Awards program. The individuals were selected for this year’s program – now in its third year – from multiple nominees based on their leadership, achievements and longstanding commitment to the business community. They were also recognized for their community service and mentoring efforts throughout the region. Among the industries the honorees represent are the health care, nonprofit, financial services, higher education, public relations, real estate, legal, construction, manufacturing and hospitality sectors. View Full List Here

Announcing The Public Relations Finishing School: Fall 2021
We are excited to announce the launch of the PR Finishing School, a 10-module online professional development and carer mentoring opportunity for new professionals, recent graduates, and those tasked with the responsibility for PR at their companies or organizations. Upskill for a rewarding career in the field of public relations. Classes start in early Summer 2021. Visit to register.

Rotary Club of East Providence, RI/Seekonk, MA Installation of Officers
President of Newberry Public Relations and Marketing Betty Galligan was installed as president of The Rotary Club of East Providence/Seekonk for the 2020-2021 year.

Internships at Newberry
Newberry PR & Marketing is always recruiting for the new internship season. Students enrolled at institutions of higher learning can contact us with their resume, cover letter and writing samples to be considered for the upcoming semester. Learn more here.

Newberry Learning Lab
The Newberry Learning Lab (NLL) is a curriculum of interactive seminars and workshops to teach people how to use social media, write content for public relations and marketing, take better photos and videos, conduct results-based business planning, and more. NLL was founded by NPRM President Betty Galligan to provide the opportunity to gain hands-on learning, share knowledge with others, and to embrace what PR and marketing tools can do for their business. Stay tuned for upcoming workshops, seminars and learning lab sessions. For more information, or to register for a seminar, visit our Events page.

PBN’s Business Women Awards Luncheon
President of Newberry Public Relations and Marketing, Betty Galligan, was honored as an Achievement Honoree at Providence Business News’ 4th Annual Business Women Awards Luncheon at the Providence Marriott. Her business profile/feature story ran in the “Business Women” section of PBN. The event honored women who were selected for their achievements in a variety of industries and recognized for their leadership and career success.

NPR&M President Teaching Courses at Bryant University
Newberry Public Relations & Marketing President Betty Galligan has taught several marketing courses at the Bryant University Executive Development Center. The courses (offered online and on campus) are entitled as follows: “Customer Relationship Marketing” and “e-Social Marketing.” The EDC's curriculum is open to adults who want to learn about these cutting-edge marketing topics or who are pursuing their Certificate in Business Management. For more information, visit Bryant EDC.