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Circle Park News: March 2010

College of Communication and Information

March 2010

College News

Luther Named CCI Associate Dean

LutherOn March 1, Catherine Luther officially became the new associate dean for academic programs for CCI. Luther, as interim coordinator of the college’s interdisciplinary graduate programs and JEM associate professor, had taken on additional interim administrative duties for the college since January when her predecessor, Sally McMillan, was named vice provost for academic affairs. + read more

BB&T/Martha S. Wallen Classroom Dedicated

MissyOn Friday, March 5, in conjunction with the college’s Spring Board of Visitors meeting, CCI held a ceremony to recognize and thank BB&T for establishing the BB&T/Martha S. “Missy” Wallen Dean’s Enrichment Fund. The $100,000 gift will be used to support a number of current and future needs of the college including visiting scholars, travel to disseminate faculty/graduate student research results and facility upgrades. + read more

Alumni Survey measures Participation Experience

Alumni SurveyAlumni Survey, Part 5: Respondents were asked to indicate whether or not they had participated in a variety of activities while studying in CCI. For survey findings, visit “Survey, part 5.”

Alumni & Friends

Board of Visitors spotlight – Dhyana Ziegler

ZieglerDhyana earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Baruch College at the City University of New York. She went on to earn a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. She is currently a Professor of Journalism at Florida A&M University (FAMU).
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Greenberg Honored with Hileman Award

greenbergAlan N. Greenberg, former publisher of Esquire magazine and creator of many successful online and traditional media and interactive business services, was honored with CCI’s 2010 Donald G. Hileman Distinguished Alumni Award. + read more

Five Tips for Alumni Job Seekers

by Dr. Sam Swan, JEM Professor and Director of CCI Internationalization and Outreach + read more

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