Christopher Keppler just received word that his paper titled “Facebook and the Church: Using Social Media to Communicate Traditional Messages” has been identified as “Top Graduate Student Paper at The Ohio Communication Association held next month at Kent State.
He credits Dr. Endres for her “suggestions, encouragement and guidance.” He also thanks Dr. Yang Lin for “making him tighten the methodology.”
This is the second year in a row that a graduate student in our program has brought home the “Top Graduate Student Paper Award.”
Also presenting papers are:
Joan R. Di Lillo, paper entitled: Cyberbullying: The Impact on Adolescent Connectedness to School.
Kathleen Endres & Val Pipps, paper entitled: Testing a Theory in a Day of Crisis: Diffusion of Information, New Technology, and the Chardon (Ohio) High School Shootings.
Kathleen Stanberry, paper entitled: Using Emerging Technology to Change Cultural Understandings of Cancer.
Regenia Spoerndle continues to serve as the Graduate Student Representative.
With Tang Tang taking home the Distinguished New Teacher Award, Akron will be well-represented!