Service Honorees Reflect on Changes, Improvements in Their Fields
No Internet. No email. No cell phones. No digital cameras. Not even a fax machine.
How did anyone send out a press release in 1987?
"I had to drive down to the (Arizona Daily) Star and the (Tucson) Citizen with the press release in my hand," said George Humphrey, who started as an information specialist in the University of Arizona Office of Public Information 25 years ago. "If it wasn't breaking news, we would mail copies of the release out in envelopes."
Things have changed. The Office of Public Information is now the Office of University Communications. And Humphrey is now assistant vice president for public affairs at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
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