Awards and Honors
National Communication Association Doctoral Honors Seminar Attendee
Selected as one of 30 individuals nationally based on the quality of my dissertation work
Top Paper Award, Central States Communication Association
Awarded for conference paper entitled: “Communicating change: Testing a dual-process theory to explain social media activism and civic engagement”
Top “Great Idea for Teaching” (GIFT) Award, Central States Communication Association
Awarded for GIFT activity entitled: “Do you understand what I’m saying?”: Using pedagogy to understand the integrated nature of verbal and nonverbal communication”
Top Paper Award, Ohio Communication Association
Awarded for conference paper entitled: “Digitally impaired driving: Understanding the predictors of mobile multitasking while driving.”
National Nominee for “Best Documentary/Public Affairs Program for Radio”, College Broadcasters, Inc.
Received for production on a radio program titled: “Orbit News Desk: John Glenn’s 50th Anniversary of Orbit.” One of four programs nominated nationally.