Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Leandra Hernandez for winning the 2020-2021 UVU Champion of  Inclusion Award!Leandra Hernadez

Fantastic job, Leandra! 

Congratulations to Dr. Stevie M. Munz for winning the Central States Communication Association Pearson & Nelson Outstanding New Teacher Award! The Pearson & NelsonStevie Munz Outstanding New Teacher Award recognizes individuals early in their professional career who are showing distinction as teachers.

Excellent work, Stevie. 

Congratulations to Dr. Leandra Hernandez for winning both the Global/Intercultural Faculty Award and the CHSS Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in Spring 2021! 

 

Congratualtions to Dr. Meaghan McKasy for being awarded a 2021 Engaged Learning in the Liberal Arts (ELLA) grant to support COMM 3115 Communicating in Environments.  Well done, Meaghan! 

 

Congrauations to Dr. Meaghan McKasy for being awarded a 2021 Capitol Reef Field Station grant to support COMM 3115 Communicating in Environments.

Publications and Presentations 

Hernández, L. H., & Munz, S. M. (2021). Autoethnography as assessment: Communication pedagogies as social justice activism. Communication Teacher, 1-18.

De Los Santos Upton, S., Tarin, C. A., & Hernández, L. H. (2021). Construyendo Conexiones Para Los Niños: Environmental Justice, Reproductive Feminicidio, and Coalitional Possibility in the Borderlands. Health Communication, 1-11.

 

McKasy, M., Cacciatore, M. A., Yeo, S. K., Zhang, J. S., Cook, J., & Olaleye, R. M. (2021, August). The Impact of Emotion and Humor on Support for Global Warming Action. Annual Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), New Orleans, LA (virtual).

Yeo, S. K., Su, L. Y.-F., Cacciatore, M. A., & McKasy, M. (2021, August). The differential effects of science humor on three scientific issues: Global warming, artificial intelligence, and microbiomes. Annual Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), New Orleans, LA (virtual).