Communication lecturer Austin Robinson has had a piece of photographic art accepted in Arlington Visual Arts Association juried show. The show runs though the month of February at Arlingtonâ€™s Bob Duncan Community Center.
Students in Dr. Karishma Chatterjeeâ€™s COMS 3316 Communication in Human Relations are collaborating with the non-profit Helping Restore Ability (http://www.helpingrestoreability.org/) as part of the classâ€™ service learning efforts.
Fall 2014 COMM GTA LaDonna Aiken traveled to Okinawa, Japan in Jan. to conduct research. Aiken, who serves as a part-time lecturer for BCMN, was awarded a Deanâ€™s Award for Research Travel for $1,000 to make the trip. Aikenâ€™s research focuses predominately on military broadcasting, specifically, the first 50 years of the Far East Network Okinawa.
â€œI was able to travel to Japan and interview people that grew up listening to FEN Okinawa, and record their stories and experiences,â€ Aiken said. â€œI was incredibly excited and grateful for the opportunity to conduct this research. I was able to visit Okinawa's prefectural archives as well as getting the interviews I needed.â€
Communication lecturer Melanie Mason and UTA Theatre and Jour Alum Steven Morris are sharing the stage in a production of the farce, Rumors, at Onstage in Bedford at the Bedford Boys Ranch. The show runs through Feb. 15.
Communication specialist Roby Mceuen served as a judge at the Corpus Christi American Advertising Awards (previously ADDY competition) as part of the AAF 10th District Small Club Advertising Competition judging.