Props for Promoted Prof
Congratulations to SJMC faculty member Ran Wei who was promoted to full professor in December. Dr. Wei chairs the Advertising and Public Relations Sequence in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Journalism student wins Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship
Junior broadcast major Jessica Lyn Silvaggio will promote Rotary’s ideals of “Service Above Self” in Spain in spring 2010. Silvaggio is the second student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications in two years to receive a Rotary award. The first, electronic journalism alumna Sarah Chakales, is currently studying for her master’s degree in Hong Kong.
Alumnus Ken Carey in The State’s 20 Under 40 Class of 2009
Broadcast alumnus Ken Carey is a member of the sixth annual 20 Under 40 class. Carey is the president/owner of Agil Staff Inc., a company that helps employers find bilingual professionals and other hard-to-find people. Carey is involved with the S.C. Hispanic Leadership Council, Celebrate Freedom Foundation and the youth program at Eastminster Presbyterian Church.
SJMC Alumnus Jeff Wilson Recognized in PRWeek Magazine
PRWeek magazine has named journalism alumnus Jeff Wilson one of the “2008 Top 40 Under 40 in Public Relations.” PRWeek is one of the leading trade publications for the public relations industry. Wilson serves as an associate vice president and director of business development for the public relations firm CRT/Tanaka in Richmond, VA.
SLIS Alumnus Xuemao Wang Moves
to Emory University Library
Wang has been named associate vice provost for University Libraries at Emory University. He was formerly the head of systems for The Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University.
Three Library Alumni Publish Book
Roz Anderson, Laura Kane and Steven Wilson are the authors of Health Questions People Ask in Libraries, published by Medical Library Association in cooperation with Neal-Schuman Publishers in October 2008. All three alumni are librarians at the USC School of Medicine Library.