Holly Bartecki - Columbia College Chicago

Holly Bartecki

Adjunct Professor of Instruction



Holly teachs and wrote the curriculum for Columbia's undergraduate PR Issues and Crises course. She also has taught Introduction to PR, the undergraduate Communication Essentials elective and the PR Seminar for the Strategic Communciations graduate program. 

She currently serves as Executive Vice President at Jasculca Terman Strategic Communication, a Chicago-based public affairs firm, where much of her work focuses on strategy and message development, issues management and crisis communications, with a particular focus on K-12 and higher education. 

Holly earned a bachelor of science degree from Northern Illinois University and a master's degree from National-Louis University. 

Instructional Areas

Holly teaches in the Communications and Media Innovations department. Her courses include PR Issues & Crises, Introduction to PR, PR seminar (graduate) and Communications Essentials (general elective).

Creative Practice and Research Interests

Holly's professional practices focuses on public affairs, with particular expertise in strategy and message development, as well as issues management and crisis communications. She has extensive experience working with K-12 and higher edu cation institutions.


M.A.E., Adult Education National Luis University 2002