Kathy Hubbell, communication studies faculty, will be presented the William W. Marsh Lifetime Achievement Award from the Public Relations Society of America in October 2014.
MBA alum Molly McGuirk has been promoted to U.S. region manager at RigNet, Inc.
MBA alum Molly McGuirk has been promoted to region manager – United States at RigNet, Inc., a leading global provider of managed remote communications solutions to the oil and gas industry.
McGuirk, who has been serving as director – global operations & QHSE, will have profit-and-loss responsibility for RigNet's operations in the United States, both offshore and onshore, as well as for international operations in the Gulf of Mexico. She brings more than 24 years of business experience to the role, including general manager for electronic and physical security firm Redhawk at United Technologies' UTC Fire & Security and IKON Office Solutions. McGuirk holds an MBA from Marylhurst University and is a graduate of United Technologies' Emerging Leaders Program held at the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business.
RigNet, based in Houston, Texas, is a leading global provider of managed remote communications, systems integration and collaborative applications dedicated to the oil and gas industry, focusing on offshore and onshore drilling rigs, energy production facilities and energy maritime. RigNet provides solutions ranging from fully-managed voice and data networks to more advanced applications that include video conferencing and real-time data services to remote sites in over 30 countries on six continents, effectively spanning the drilling and production industry.