Current News and Events
Department of Communication Annual Awards Ceremony, Friday, May 3 at 6pm, Johnson City Country Club
.We will celebrate the accomplishments of our students and alumni!
Tickets are free to students, but are limited! Contact Megan Fannon for more information.
Faculty Research & Appearances*
D. J. Jessee is recognized in the East Tennesseean for her inspirational instruction!
Pat Cronin leaves us for a semester, in part, for a May performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman in Cork, Ireland. See pages 24-25 in this brochure
Bobby Funk's play Women and the War: 1861-1865 will be performed this June in Sun City Hilton Head, SC (produced by the Sun City Theatre Association)
Dr. Delbert Hall's book Rigging Math Made Simple comes out in March
Dr. Carrie Oliveira appears on Daytime Tricities everyday during Valentine's week as a dating, love, and relationship expert
Herb Parker narrated "Ten footsteps to change," a dramatic reading based on the 1956 Desegregation of East Tennessee State College (for 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Janurary 19th) and will present his workshop "Bark like a dog: Finding the theatrical in your monologues!"(at the Southeastern Theatre Conference 64th Annual Convention, Louisville, KY)
Other faculty like Dr.
Andrew Dunn, Dr.
Andrew Herrmann, Dr.
John King, Dr.
Stephen Marshall, and Dr.
Wesley Buerkle, to name a few, are at varying stages of important research/scholarly projects. Updates coming soon!
Student News, Research & Appearances
Senior Bekah Wilson and other journalism students get resume advice from veteran journalist Deborah Lowery of the Society of Professional Journalists during a feedback session sponsored by SPJ at Nelson Fine Arts on Feb. 26.
Illuminated Magazine- check out one of our graduate students, Christine Waxstein, in action on pages 17-18 of this issue!
Boland--We had record numbers of undergraduate scholars, performers, and photojournalists participating in Boland last year; let's keep motivating our students to participate!
ASRF--We have had great success with our graduate students presenting posters/oral presentations at the ETSU Appalachian Student Research Forum (ASRF).
- The 2013 ASRF is April 4th [Registration deadline March 6th for both poster and oral presentations]
Dr. John King and Lecturer Megan Fannon will lead nine students on a study-abroad program to Dubai!
Students will complete the senior-level practices course, ADVR 4730, in one of the most advanced, diverse cities in the world. The students will create a social media campaign for a client in Dubai, explore global PR and advertising, and immerse themselves in the culture. The groups takes flight May 20 and will return June 7.
To follow their experience, like the ETSU to Dubai Facebook page.
* All Information in this section was organized and reported by Dr. Kelly Dorgan.