Gregg Feistman

Associate Professor

Strategic Communication

Weiss Hall, Room 228
1701 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Biography

Mr. Feistman’s 30+ years of business and PR experience includes past Membership on the Board of Directors of Philadelphia PRSA and a recipient of the Philadelphia PRSA Pepperpot and Drumbeater awards. In 2010, he was the recipient of PRSA’s Anthony J. Fulginiti Award for Commitment to PR Education. He received the School of Media and Communications’ Faculty Award for Service in 2012, and an Outstanding Service Award from the Dept. of Strategic Communication in 2011. He specializes in Public Relations, Strategic Communications Planning, Organizational Communication, Crisis Communications, Media Relations, and Reputation Management. On the Undergraduate level, Mr. Feistman teaches Fundamentals of PR Writing, Advanced PR Writing, Public Relations Management & Problems, and Public Speaking. On the Graduate level, he teaches Reputation/Image/Identity, Contemporary Issues in Communications, and conducts a PR Writing Boot Camp in the MS Program. He also serves as a Graduate student Capstone advisor. He serves as the Faculty Advisor for Temple’s chapter of PRSSA and Temple’s student-run PR firm, PRowl Public Relations. He also oversees the StratComm department’s Professional Advisory Board and hires, mentors and coaches PR adjunct faculty.

Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10AM – 11AM and 3PM – 3:30PM

or by appointment

Education

Degree Field School
MA Communications Marist College
BA Communications Rowan University

Courses Taught

Number Name Level
STRC 3543 Fundamentals of PR Writing Undergraduate
STRC 3596 Advanced PR Writing Undergraduate
STRC 4859 PR Management & Problems Undergraduate
STRC 9090 Reputation/Image/Identity Graduate

Publications

Type Title Co-Authors Publisher Location Year Misc.
Journal Article Hard at work: Using games as a classroom learning device Public Relations Tactics 2011 18(10). 17.
Textbook Case Study Practical Public Relations: Theories and Techniques That Make a Difference “Protesters Crash A Corporation” 2006

Lectures / Conferences

Title Date
The Architecture of Social Media October 2011
Using a game scenario in reputation management October 2010
Storytelling to Build Organizational Culture and Values April 2010
Event Planning May 2007
Using New Media in PR: What’s Over-hyped and What Do We Really Need to Pay Attention To? October 2006
Conducting a Strategic PR Campaign February 2006
Reputation: Building It, Maintaining It, and What It Means For the Bottom Line May 2004

Additional Projects

Title Description Dates Active
Novel

The War Merchants

2009

Service

Name Type of Service Position Dates Active
PRowl Public Relations Departmental Faculty Advisor 2008–2010
PRSSA Departmental Faculty Advisor 2004–2010
Faculty Senate College Member 2013–2015
2013 PRSA Conference College Manager 2013–2013
SCT Branding Committee College Member 2011
TUTV Faculty Advisory Committee College Member 2010

Awards

Title Type of Award Date
Outstanding Service, Strategic Communications Department Teaching 2011
Phila. PRSA’s Anthony Fulginti Award Teaching 2010
Faculty Award for Service Service 2012
Outstanding Service Service 2011
Tony Fulginiti Award for Committment to Education Service 2010