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Adjunct Faculty Member Honored by the Publicity Club of Chicago


Dominic Calabrese, an adjunct professor in Columbia’s Marketing Communications Department, is a recipient of a 2014 Golden Trumpet Award from the Publicity Club of Chicago for outstanding achievement in public relations.

Dom, who is also vice president of public relations at the Chicago Lighthouse, won for the Lighthouse’s annual report, “Honoring and Making History.”    Awards were announced at the Annual Golden Trumpets Dinner at the Palmer House Hotel on June 4
th.  Serving as special guest speaker this year was former President Jimmy Carter.

Under Dom’s leadership, the Lighthouse has previously won six Golden and two Silver Trumpets.  Two co-recipients are a couple of Columbia alums, Brenda Schulze (’08) and Chelsea Horrigan (’11).  Both were members of Dom’s staff.