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William E. Swanger, III
Adjunct Faculty Communications
Phone: 570-372-4353
Office Location: Apfelbaum Hall

Academic Credentials:
MA, Univ of Missouri Columbia
BA, Susquehanna University

Swanger is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Communications. Beyond teaching, he was worked full time in public relations and corporate communications for more than 30 years and also has several years' experience in journalism. Nationally accredited in public relations (APR), he has served as a chapter president and local ethics officer for PRSA and mentored APR candidates. In 2009, he received the Central Pennsylvania PRSA Chapter's Frederick E. Leuschner Award for Excellence in Public Relations. He has written both popular and peer-reviewed articles on fundraising encroachment of public relations, a special research interest.


  • COMM-192 Public Speaking
  • COMM-211 Public Relations
  • COMM-223 Corporate Communications Writing
  • COMM-295 Effective Listening
  • COMM-321 Crisis Management
  • HONS-301 Crisis Management

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