University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway - San Antonio, Texas - 78209 - Ph. (210) 829-6000

SPCH 2341
Business and Professional Communication

Mr. Abel is a semi-retired communications professional who has more than 35 years experience in media, politics, and corporate assignments. Before retiring from the USAA Corporate Communications Department in San Antonio, Mr. Abel worked in Chicago as a media relations and community relations manager for Illinois Bell, Ameritech and AT&T.

In recent years, Mr. Abel has recieved two Bronze Quill awards for communications excellence from the International Association of Business Communicators and two El Bronce awards from the Public Relations Society of America.

Mr. Abel was graduated from the University of Illinois with a Master of Arts degree, where his work was concentrated in the theory and process of mass communication.

Mr. Abel
M.A. Communications
University of Illinois