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November 15, 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013

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Associate Professor Michael Palenchar and Assistant Professor Abbey Levenshus are part of a four country research team (USA, Norway, Germany and Singapore) that recently received a 100,000 Kroner ($18,000) pre-grant award from the Norwegian Research Council. The research team met this week in Oslo, Norway, to begin work on a grant proposal focused on crisis communication research related to social media and dialogue/stakeholder engagement and community resilience. 



Congratulations to Scott Christen for successfully defending his dissertation. Thanks to his dissertation committee Chair, Associate Professor Michelle Violanti, and the other committee members, Professor and Acting Director Virginia Kupritz, Associate Professor Lisa Fall (AdvPR), and Associate Professor Jennifer Morrow (CEHHS) for their contributions and commitment. The title of Dr. Christen’s dissertation is “Creating and maintaining social presence via computer-mediated communication: Measuring the self-related behaviors that lead to social presence.”



Nov. 15

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting, 9-11 a.m.

Dec. 3

Last day of classes

Dec. 4

CCI Holiday Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dec. 13

Fall Commencement


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