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Business students create award-winning PSA's for humanitarian agency

URI business students are among the winners in both the broadcast and print categories of the 2013 PSAid: Public Service Announcements for International Disasters competition.

Students in Assistant Business Professor Koray Özpolat’s spring operations and supply chain management course created public service announcements designed to encourage smart compassion. The spots inform the public that monetary donations to relief organizations are the smart way to help people affected by emergencies overseas.

“My students really went the extra mile,” said Özpolat, who pointed out that his students study business, not communications and...

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