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Peter B. Young

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations


Degrees

MBA, 1981, Univ Alabama Tuscaloosa; BS, 1979, Auburn University


Bio

Peter (Ken) Young has been an adjunct professor at Hofstra for several years, teaching a variety of PR classes to both undergraduates and graduates. Young is director of public relations and marketing for Molloy College, overseeing the college’s branding and marketing initiatives. 

Prior to working at Molloy, Peter (Ken) Young served as a communications professional for international corporations including 1-800-Flowers, Sports Illustrated, and Henry Schein. While at 1-800-Flowers, he helped the company go public and also oversaw the publication of company CEO Jim McCann’s autobiography, Stop and Sell the Roses: Lessons from Business and Life.

An experienced writer, Young’s articles have appeared in Sports Illustrated, People magazine, The Sporting News and Newsday. He is also the author of a baseball book, Cy Young Award Winners.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
PR 102 PUB RLTNS RES METH & ASSMNT Undergraduate
PR 260 THE PRACTICE OF PUBLIC RELATNS Graduate
PR 267 REPUTATION MGMT & CRISIS PR Graduate
PR 299 PR CAPSTONE II Graduate