2016 Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award from the University of Georgia, Eric Haley
Professor Eric Haley is the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award from the University of Georgia, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Eric holds three degrees (BS, MS, and Ph.D.) from the University of Georgia.
Eric Haley is an award winning teacher and researcher. While he primarily teaches graduate and undergraduate advertising courses, Haley has taught the College’s core doctoral classes. His research interests include issues of advertising and society, advocacy advertising and account planning.
Haley is an expert in qualitative research. He presently serves as the Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Current Issues and Research in … Read more “2016 Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award from the University of Georgia, Eric Haley”
Beth Avery Foster, Wake Forest University
Public Relations professor, Beth Avery Foster visited Wake Forest University as an invited lecturer for its “Great Teachers” course. While there she gave a University-wide presentation entitled “Public Health Research at the Intersection of Communication, Campaigns, and Crisis,” guest lectured the Great Teachers course, and met with numerous undergraduate and graduate students eager to learn more about the field of public relations, as Wake Forest currently does not offer a public relations major.
Taking a bite out of nation branding, Candace White
Communication Director (www.communication-director.com), a magazine for corporate communications, PR and public affairs appraoched Dr. Candace White to be featured in their latest issue. White agreed to write about the topic of the corporate role in nation branding and country image . Communication Director is distributed across Europe and Asia Pacific, features content by heads of communication at leading organisations as well as by internationally-recognised academics.
“Nation branding for countries that are transitioning to democracy after decades behind the Iron Curtain carries unique challenges because the identity of many smaller countries was erased under communism. National identity exists as … Read more “Taking a bite out of nation branding, Candace White”
Sleep Deprivation Doesn’t Give You Wings, Roxanne Hovland
Advertising Professor, Roxanne Hovland was featured on TheHuffingtonpost.com regarding her opinon on Red Bull and it’s effect on college students. Below is an excerpt from the article, or the full article can be found at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/red-bull-campus-ads_564cd487e4b08c74b733d618.
“Nobody ever wishes they’d slept more during college,” assert Red Bull posters plastered across college campuses like Harvard University, the University of Michigan and New York University.
That’s probably false.
College students are notoriously sleep-deprived. A 2010 study published in the journal Sleep and Breathing found that only 42 percent of students “expressed satisfaction with their sleep.” The health risks of poor sleep run … Read more “Sleep Deprivation Doesn’t Give You Wings, Roxanne Hovland”
CCI 2015 Faculty Teaching Award
Congratulations Professor Robyn Blakeman on the College of Communication and Information 2015 Faculty Teaching Award.
Professor Blakeman provides students in the School of Advertising and Public Relations with multiple opportunities to become professionals in the field of advertising. Around the School, Professor Blakeman is the “creative person.” She teaches two of the required classes within our sequence: Ad Design (Ad 310) and Creative Strategies (Ad 350). Additionally, Professor Blakeman supervises the Portfolio class where students develop high quality portfolios that often lead to jobs among top advertising agencies.
Professor Blakeman developed a study abroad program with Roxanne Hovland, which was … Read more “CCI 2015 Faculty Teaching Award”
Advertising Stream Clean
Roxanne Hovland teaches Advertising 450, which is a Case-study approach to advertising decisions, data analysis and interpretation, generating alternative strategies, oral and written presentation of recommendations.
The client for this semester and clean-up coordinator is Adopt-a-Stream. Students helped clean up First Creek in Knoxville. The students found numerous items including: a safe, box springs, television set, car bumper, and four tires. Pictured are Carly Kirkpatrick, David Vu, Dr.Hovland, Hayley Howell, Adam Kalwas, J.R. Generotti, Madison Duke, Alex Wade, Steven Woods, Mitch Transue and Payten Plunk. Other participants not shown include Basha Coleman, Esther Kim, Christine Hibma, and Julio Alvarado. Dr. … Read more “Advertising Stream Clean”