Communication Department News

Showing stories between January 1, 2013 and January 31, 2013.

Prince named IABC Communicator of the Year

Posted January 25, 2013 by Barrie Hill in category faculty

Melyssa Prince, a graduate of the Department of Communication Master's program, has been named the 2012 Communicator of the Year by the Dallas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.

Founded in 1970, The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a San Francisco-based, not-for-profit trade association for business communications professionals with approximately 16,000 members and 100 chapters. The association was founded in 1970.

The Dallas chapter of IABC supports the international organization through conference planning assistance and local recruitment efforts, and serves its members with professional development and networking opportunities.

Chapter membership includes a cross-section of marketing and communication leaders from Fortune 100 corporations,global marketing service firms and boutique agencies.


ADVT major featured in local media

Posted January 25, 2013 by Barrie Hill in category students

The Fort Worth Star Telegram Other Voices carried an op-ed by Austan Pierce, 20, an advertising major at UT Arlington and member of the Movin’ Mavs wheelchair basketball team.

Pierce described the challenges and opportunities he has experienced living with Ewing’s sarcoma, a type of bone cancer.

See the following link to read Pierce's column.