Professor Lulu Rodriguez, director of the Agricultural Communications Program at the University of Illinois, earned international recognition recently for her teaching skills and contributions. The North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture organization presented the 2015 NACTA Educator Award to her during a June conference at the University of Georgia, Athens.
Alecia Swasy, the Sleeman Scholar of Business Journalism and Professor in the College of Media, will be presenting a paper, Fry Cook at the Waffle House: How the Boundaries Inside U.S. Newspapers are Shifting in a Digital Age, at a conference in October.
Jessica Hogue, Director of Career Services in the College of Media, has received the Outstanding New Career Services Professional Award from the Hire Big10+ Consortium.
The Outstanding New Career Services Professional Award recognizes individuals for exceptional service or special accomplishments in Career Services. This award, along with $1,000 to put towards professional development, is presented to a new professional within the Hire Big 10+ career services community who: