Tallahassee, FL. – Valerie White, an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Graphic Communication at Florida A&M University (FAMU), will receive the Distinguished Adviser Award and conduct two workshops during the College Media Advisers Annual Convention from October 24 to October 28 in Washington, D.C.
“We congratulate Professor White on this prestigious award,” said James Hawkins, dean of FAMU’s School of Journalism and Graphic Communication.
“Under her leadership, The Famuan went to a three-times-a-week publication cycle in the fall of 2002, instituted a Survival Guide and students have won numerous awards including Hearst medallions,” said Dorothy Bland, director of the Division of Journalism. “Professor White is an outstanding and energetic teacher, who was named FAMU Teacher of the Year in 2006,” said Bland.
In 2004, The Famuan was named the “Best Newspaper” by the Black College Communication Association. In February 2007, White orchestrated and hosted the nation’s Ninth Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ National Newspaper Conference in Tallahassee.
White serves as chair for the Black College Communication Association. Recently, she received the Barry Bingham Award during the National Conference of Editorial Writers Conference in Kansas City, MO.
For more information, contact Dorothy Bland at (850) 599-3719 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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