TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Lady Dhyana Ziegler, Dame of Justice and journalism professor at Florida A&M University (FAMU) will meet with U.S. Ambassadors to the nations of the Western Hemisphere at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Thomas A. Shannon and members of the diplomatic corps discussed the administration’s accomplishments and challenges facing the region.
“This was a once in a lifetime opportunity to engage in a discussion with the ambassadors from the entire Western Hemisphere,” said Ziegler. “I am excited and honored to have been selected to participate.”
Ziegler was invited to participate in the discussion having served as the public member on the Senior Threshold Foreign Service Selection Board in 2007.
“Professor Ziegler’s international reputation in education is an asset to the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication,” said Dorothy Bland, director of the Division of Journalism at FAMU.
The FAMU Office of International Education and Development hosted a digital videoconference of a special session featuring U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Janet Sanderson and U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic Robert Fannin. Both ambassadors discussed humanitarian assistance, immigration and migration issues in Latin America.
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About School of Journalism and Graphic Communication
The Florida A&M University School of Journalism and Graphic Communication was founded in 1982. Its Division of Journalism was the first journalism program at a historically black university to be nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. It offers four journalism sequences: newspaper, magazine production, broadcast (television and radio) and public relations. The Division of Graphic Communication was accredited in 2002 by the Accrediting Council on Collegiate Graphic Communication. It offers four major tracks: graphic design, printing production, printing management and photography.
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