By Elizabeth Stoltz '13
For the past year, Jack Powers, an assistant professor in the Department of Television-Radio, has made multiple trips to Hollywood to experience first-hand the process of how ABC’s Modern Family--one of last season’s breakout TV hits--is written and produced.
Powers became involved with the Emmy-winning show last spring when he was...
Arhlene A. Flowers, assistant professor in Integrated Marketing Communications in the Department of Strategic Communication, and Katalin Lustyik, assistant professor in the Department of Television-Radio, published "Virtual Junk Food Playgrounds in Europe: Advergames in the UK and Hungary" in the December 2010 issue on Virtual Worlds and Kids in the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research. Flowers had presented the paper at the International Communication Association's annual conference in Singapore in June 2010.
Joe Bagliere, a Television-Radio major with a concentration in International Communications, was honored during his Semester at Sea program. Bagliere was included as part of Archbishop Desmond Tutu's delegation when Tutu received the Millennium Excellence Award in Ghana in September. Archbishop Tutu is being recognized for his efforts to promote human rights and to eradicate malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS in Africa. Bagliere attended the delegation with SAS Academic Dean David Gies and four other students.
Jack Powers, assistant professor in the Department of Television-Radio, was recently accepted as a National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Faculty Fellow. Only 25 NATPE fellows are named across the United States each year.
The goal of the Faculty Fellowship Program is twofold: to expose the educational community to current television issues and practices, and to foster improved communication and cooperation between educators and the industry.
Nancy Cornwell, professor and chair of the Department of Television-Radio, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Broadcast Education Association (BEA). Cornwell will represent membership in District 1, which includes eight states within the Northeast.
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the professional association for professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises.