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Drew Ashby-King is awarded a Spring Research Grant from the Center for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship

Drew Ashby-King, a COMM major and Honors student, was awarded a Spring Research Grant from BGSU’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS). Working with co-advisors Dr. Lisa Hanasono & Dr. Krishna Han, Drew’s research project focuses on social media activism, communication skills, and diversity.

COMM student Drew Ashby-King receives the Board of Trustees’ Leadership Scholarship


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.

Dr. Hanasono & the ADVANCE Research Team receive a major grant from the Building Strength Research Program

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. Hanasono, Lanming Chen, & Dr. Wilson Share Research Findings on Discrimination & Coping

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.

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