Drew Ashby-King, an Honors student who is majoring in communication, was selected to receive one of the 2015-2016 Board of Trustees’ Leadership Scholarships. This highly competitive award recognizes students with a strong record of academic excellence, leadership, and professionalism. From his work on the BG4Unity Service-Learning Project to his leadership roles as a member of the Department of Communication, the Honors College, BGSU’s nationally ranked Cheerleading Team, and BGSU’s Residence Life staff, Drew is an engaged and active member of BGSU’s community.
Congrats to Valerie Skorupski, who was awarded a $2500 summer grant from the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS). Valerie will work with her faculty mentor, Dr. Lisa Hanasono, on several research projects related to social media activism and community-building.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Economic Development and the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research recently awarded Dr. Lisa Hanasono and the ADVANCE Research Team a major grant from the Building Strength Program. The grant ($10,000) will fund an interdisciplinary research project that examines how cultural, institutional, individual, and communication factors support and inhibit the career advancement of women faculty in STEM disciplines.
Dr. Lisa Hanasono, along with co-authors Lanming Chen (MA from BGSU’s School of Media & Communication, 2013) and Dr. Steve Wilson, shared their research on discrimination and coping in the most recent edition of Communication Currents.
To read the article, please visit: http://www.natcom.org/CommCurrentsArticle.aspx?id=5639