AEJMC FINDS LEADER IN ASSOCIATE DEAN OF TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MASS COMM

Written by Michael Castellon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: Sept. 13, 2005
CONTACT: Michael Castellon, m.castellon@ttu.edu, (806) 742-2136


LUBBOCK – Dr. Mike Parkinson, associate dean of graduate studies for the Texas Tech University College of Mass Communications, has been named to the office of vice-head elect for the Public Relations Division of the Association of Educators of Journalism and Mass Communications.

As vice-head Dr. Parkinson will lead the PR division of AEJMC in 2008. Both positions include attendance at the annual conference and at the regional meetings.

Dr. Parkinson said he hopes his continued participation in AEJMC will help recruit graduate students who might not otherwise consider Texas Tech.

“What I love about AEJMC is that I get to work with the best of the best in the PR education field,” Parkinson said. “I like participating because I can promote the programs at Texas Tech to other schools around the country. I want to get the best graduate students into this program, and AEJMC is a great recruiting tool. It is refreshing to know that on all levels Texas Tech is staying competitive.”

The Association of Educators of Journalism and Mass Communications exists to promote the highest possible standards for education in journalism and mass communications.



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