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College of Information and Communications

Faculty and Staff

Amy T. Coward

Title: Adjunct Faculty
Department: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Information and Communications
Phone: 803-629-4572
LinkedIn: My LinkedIn profile


B.S., Advertising, University of Florida
M.A., Mass Communications, University of South Carolina


Amy Coward has more than 30 years experience in nonprofit public relations, marketing and fundraising. She is currently the president of AC Public Relations. Coward is the former vice president of public relations for Prisma Health Midlands Foundation and the former chief operating officer of  United Way of the Midlands.


Coward brings her many years of professional experience to the classroom using real-world scenarios as teaching opportunities.


Coward has more than 10 years of service with the Public Relations Society of America,  including five years of service on the national board of directors.

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