Michael Serino to Be Honored


Contributed by Antoinette Di Ciaccio

Michael Serino, manager of student publications in the Roy H. Park School of Communications, has been named the Distinguished Four-Year College Newspaper Adviser for 2003 by College Media Advisers, the national professional organization for collegiate media programs and their advisers.

In announcing the award, the organization notes that as "a devoted mentor, adviser, and advocate for student journalists, and a respected journalist in his own right, Michael Serino is a true professional, and his contributions to the world of student journalism are significant and truly worthy of recognition."

Serino has been the adviser of the Ithacan since 1995. The award will be presented in a ceremony at the 82nd annual College Media Convention in Dallas, November 7-9.

Contributed by Antoinette Di Ciaccio