The Campus Chronicle
flame graphic

The Campus Chronicle,
an online newspaper
for University of West Georgia faculty and
staff, is the official
source for UWG news and information for all members of the campus community.


Media Day Hosts Pros in Field

Media Day '09

The 28th annual Media Day, coordinated by the Department of Mass Communications, attracted more than a dozen media professionals to campus to share with students on how to succeed in the highly competitive market of communications. Frank Pritchett, associate executive director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, awarded keynote speaker and alumnae Teresa Whitaker ’85 with the Distinguished Alumni Award. Whitaker is a television anchor for the CBS affiliate WRBL News 3 in Columbus.



(L-R) Professor Brad Yates and UTV-13 General Manager Connie Williams enjoy the fruit of their labors. Kudos to the Media Day 2009 Steering Committee members:

(L-R) Professors Gail Reid and Brad Yates, and UTV-13 General Manager Connie Williams enjoy the fruit of their labors.

Camilla Gant
Erika Mitchell
Frank Pritchett
Gail Reid
Amber Smallwood
Connie Williams
Brad Yates, Chair

kudos Dr. Allison Nazzal, assistant professor, College of Education,
directed and coordinated student research with three COE Middle Grades undergraduates who presented their ethnographic "shadow study" research results at the Georgia Middle School Association Annual Conference. The students conducted their observations in local middle schools and shared their findings in a conference session titled "Becoming a Kid Watcher." Their work shed light on how middle grades students view teacher classroom management styles and how the theory of multiple intelligences plays out in the classroom.

Dr. Amber Smallwoodkudos New tenure-track faculty member, Dr. Amber Smallwood, recently received an award at the Broadcast Educators Association’s national conference. Smallwood took first place in the BEA Research Division Juried Paper Session for her piece, “Defining 'Alternative': Five Emergent Ideal Types for Public Television in the U.S.”

Kudos features UWG faculty and staff articles and book publications, conference attendance and presentations, grants, organizational leadership and awards. E-mail your news to the Campus Chronicle editor.




newsLink peopleLink calendarLink