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VOL. 36


SEPTEMBER 22, 2003


No. 2


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IN MEMORY
Faculty and staff members are
mourning the loss of long-time
colleague and
friend, Mary
Achors, who
passed away on
September 11.
Anchors worked in
the College for 26
years, most recently
Anchors serving as
Administrative Assistant. Dean
Terry Hynes and Dean Emeritus
Ralph Lowenstein spoke at Anchor's
memorial service on September 13,
praising her as a loyal and
trustworthy colleague and friend who
will be missed by everyone who
knew her.

WELCOME
To Rene S. "Butch" Meily (MA
1979), who is the Freedom Forum
Distinguished Visiting Professor for
fall semester and is teaching courses
in public relations.
Meily is vice president
and special assistant to
the CEO of Philippine
Long Distance Co. in
Manila. Meily
supervises the
company's aviation
department, the CEO's Meily
security detail and the unit that deals
with VIP accounts and political affairs
and philanthropy. He is a former vice
president of TLC Beatrice. Meily was
named Alumnus of Distinction in
2000.


NATIONAL RECOGNITION

Congratulations to Sandra Chance,
who won the 2003 Baskett Mosse
Award for Faculty Development.
AEJMC President Theodore L. Glasser
presented the award to Chance at the
national convention in Kansas City.


Glasser presents Mosse Award to Chance

SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS

To Cindy Hill and Cara Pilson,
who have been
promoted to the
position of
"Associate In." Hill
and Pilson are
associate directors
of the Documentary
Institute. Hill served
as associate Hill
producer and chief photographer and
Pilson was associate producer and
research coordinator
for Documentary
Institute productions
including, Giving Up
the Canal, Campaign
for Cuba, Last Days
of the Revolution,
Deciding Who Dies
Pilson and Freedom Never
Dies: The Legacy of Harry T Moore.


NEW ADMINISTRATOR
The College appointed a new
administrator this summer when
Debbie Treise agreed to serve as
associate dean for
graduate studies


Senior Associate
Dean Lynda
Kaid in handling
a wide range of
administrative Treise
responsibilities in the Division of
Graduate Studies and Research.
Treise, a former University of
Florida Research Faculty Fellow,
is a leading scholar in science and
health communication. She has
been recognized by the College
and University for excellence in
teaching and research and has
received numerous grants since
joining the faculty in 1992.
CONGRATULATIONS
To Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, whose
article, "Internet Business Models
for Broadcasters: How Television
Stations Perceive and Integrate the
Internet," has been accepted for
publication by the Journal ofBroad-
casting & Electronic Media. Chan-
Olmsted also has been invited to be
keynote speaker at the Conference
on Strategic Responses to Media
Market Changes in Jonkoping,
Sweden, Oct. 17-18. The conference
is the opening event for the
Jonkoping International Business
School's new Media Management
and Transformation Centre.





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MORE CONGRATULATIONS

To Linda Correll, whose article,
"Creativity on Demand," co-authored
with Sushil Bahl, a colleague in India,
was published in the Aug. 18 edition of
Economic Times. Correll's article titled,
"Exercising your Creativity," has been
accepted for publication in the MICA
Newsletter.
To Spiro Kiousis, who has two articles
accepted for publication. "Agenda-
Setting Effects: Political Figures during
the 1996 Presidential Election," co-
authored with Maxwell McCombs, will
be published in Communication Re-
search. "Job Approval and Favorability:
The Impact of Media Attention to the
Monica Lewinsky Scandal on Public
Opinion of President Bill Clinton" has
been accepted for publication in Mass
Communication & Society.
To Linda Hon, Kathy Fitzpatrick,
and Peg Hall, whose paper, "Public
Relations Graduate Education: A Study in
Master's Curriculum Revision," has been
accepted for publication in Journalism
and Mass Communication Educator.
To Cynthia Morton and Jorge
Villegas, whose manuscript titled, "Po-
litical Communication in the Age of 9-
11," has been accepted for publication in
the Journal ofNonprofit and Public
Sector Marketing. The article will appear
in a special issue dedicated to political
communication. The research was funded
by the Dean's Seed Money and was also
presented at the 2003 Marketing and
Public Policy Conference.
To Harvey L. Ward, Jr., WUFT
Development Coordinator, and everyone
involved in the WUFT-TV August
Membership Campaign. The campaign
drew 720 pledges totaling $89,420. Ward
congratulated the entire WUFT-TV staff
for a team effort and gave special kudos
to Debbie Booth, Wink Summers and
Brenda Woods who serve on the
membership staff.


MORE AEJMC AWARDS

Congratulations to Colleen
Connolly-Ahern whose paper
titled, "Hyperlink Proximity: An
Operationalization of FDA-
Mandated Fair Balance on
Pharmaceutical Web Sites," was
selected as the "Top Student
Paper" for the Law Division.


SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Linda Correll spent the
summer as a Senior Visiting
Faculty at MICA (Mudra Institute
of Communication Ahmedabad),
India's leading graduate institute
of communications. Correll
introduced her creativity ideation
system, "Creative Aerobics," to
test its cross-cultural applicability.
Correll also
conducted a four
session ideation
workshop for
INTAS, a $2
billion
pharmaceutical
company in
Ahmedabad and Correll
presented "Creative Aerobics" in a
semiotics workshop in Mumbai
for the leading multi-national
companies and advertising
agencies of India.


DEEPEST SYMPATHY

To Bill Chamberlin, whose
mother, Evelyn Chamberlin Thayer,
passed away on Sept. 13. The
family requests that any memorial
contributions be made to the First
Presbyterian Church Building Fund
in Moses Lake, Wash. or the
Williamette Valley Hospital Cancer
Fund, McMinnville, Ore.

ON THE CALENDAR

October 1-2: World Press
Institute
October 2-3:
Telecommunication Advisory
Council
October 9-10: Public Relations
Advisory Council
October 21: Knight Division
sponsored Job and Internship
Fair
October 22: Journalism
Advisory Council





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