College announces additions to leadership team

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The College of Media is pleased to announce several additions to the leadership team.

Stephanie Craft will be assuming the position of Head of the Department of Journalism, effective June 16, 2018. Her research focuses on news literacy and journalism ethics.

Mike Yao will become Interim Head of the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, also beginning June 16, 2018. His research research focuses on the social and psychological impacts of interactive digital media.  

18 May

Cole receives campus award

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CL Cole, head of the Department of Media and Cinema Studies, has received the Campus Award for Excellence in Faculty Leadership. 

The Office of the Provost sponsors the campus-level awards in recognition of excellence in faculty leadership for those faculty who distinguish themselves with their vision of the future and their effort to enable and promote others in shaping that future. Each of the four awardees received a $2,000 honorarium and a personalized commemorative plaque.

10 May

Nelson Takes over as President of the American Academy of Advertising

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Associate Professor Michelle R. Nelson has been named president of the American Academy of Advertising. She began her term at the Annual Conference of the AAA in Boston on March 25, 2017. A longtime contributor to AAA, Nelson has also served as Vice President of the organization and as a member of the publications committee.

30 Mar