Congratulations to Dr. Danette Johnson, Professor of
Communication Studies and Director of the Core Curriculum for the
College. As first vice president of the Eastern Communication
Association, Dr. Johnson planned and coordinated the annual
meeting, held in Pittsburgh and drawing attendees from across the
nation. ECA is one of the largest regional associations in the
The theme of this year's conference was "Confluence". Chosen for
the state of the discipline, as well as the geography of the host
city, the theme resulted in many fascinating papers and
presentations. The conference also offered a number of short
courses and interest group business meetings.
Coordinating and hosting the conference is especially impressive
in light of Dr. Johnson's duties on campus this past year. Warmest
congratulations, Danette, from your colleagues in Communication
Studies, in H&S, and across the College.