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2801 W. Bancroft
Mail Stop 505
Toledo, OH 43606
Phone: 419.530.2005
Fax: 419.530.4771

Chairman
David E. Tucker, PhD
419.530.2172
david.tucker@utoledo.edu


Secretary
Karon G. Price, MBA
419.530.5002
karon.price@utoledo.edu


Academic Advisor
Lisa Bollman

419.530.4436
Lisa.Bollman@utoledo.edu
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ADVISOR HONORED WITH HYMORE AWARD

Dr. Lisa Bollman, Academic Advisor for the Department of Communication, was honored on Wednesday, April 26, 2018 with the Diane Hymore Exemplar of Excellence Award. This award is given to employees who exemplify longtime executive secretary, Diane Hymore’s daily habits of support, encouragement and service to represent the highest of The University of Toledo’s aspirations. The students, faculty and staff are lucky to have such a student-centered individual working for our Department.To read more about the award and presentation, read the story on UT News.

Bollman Hymore Presentation with President

President Sharon L. Gaber, right, presented the Diane Hymore Exemplar of Excellence Award to Dr. Lisa Bollman, academic advisor in the Department of Communication, next to a photo of the honor’s namesake.

 

Media Communication Faculty Member wins Outstanding Teacher Award

Dr. Jacqueline Layng, Professor of Media Communication, was presented with the University of Toledo 2018 Outstanding Teacher Award last Thursday, April 19, 2018.  This award recognizes Dr. Layng's commitment to student success and her significant contributions to the mission of our University.  Dr. Layng's willingness to go the extra mile to bring out the best in her students was demonstrated in the materials included with her nomination. This prestigious award recognizes the difference she is making among our students.

To see more about the award and presentation, read the story on UT News or watch the UT:10 News Broadcast.

Taking home Outstanding Teacher Awards were, from left, Elyce Ervin, Dr. Jackie Layng, John J. Schlageter III, Dr. Kim E. Nielsen, Kara Bruce and Dr. Edward Cancio

Taking home Outstanding Teacher Awards
Elyce Ervin, Dr. Jackie Layng, John J. Schlageter III, Dr. Kim E. Nielsen, Kara Bruce and Dr. Edward Cancio



Media Communication student wins award, moves on to national competition

Madison Humphrey, a senior Media Communication major, is currently the Student Producer for UT:10 news and reporter in the class for Spring 2018. She submitted her work for the 2017 Region 4 Society for Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award competition for General TV reporting and placed as one of the top three finalists.

The story was "Voices of DACA": a feature piece highlighting how President Trump's decision to rescind DACA would impact local dreamers. The story can be found here.

Madison attended the Society for Professional Journalists Region 4 Conference "Building Bridges: Navigating the Ever-Changing World of Journalism" on March 9 & 10th in Pittsburgh, PA. She won first place for her submission and her work will compete for the national award at the Society for Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence award in TV General Reporting this September in Baltimore, MD at the Excellence in Journalism 2018 Conference.

M Humphrey Award

Last Updated: 5/23/18