Instructor, Mass Media/Multimedia, School of Arts & Humanities
Degree Information:Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and English, Texas Christian University; Master of Arts in Journalism, University of Wyoming; ABT, Master of Public Administration, University of Wyoming
Areas of Instruction:mass media (journalism); multimedia coordinator
Professional Memberships:Former president, Wyoming Associated Press Managing Editors and Wyoming professional chapter, Society of Professional Journalists; Women in Communications; Phi Kappa Pi scholastic honorary
Honors and Awards:Teaching: 2006, national Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology; 2003 and 2004, first place in the faculty publication adviser category, national competition, National Federation of Press Women; 2003, Wyoming’s top community college teaching award, Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees; 1994 and 2002, LCCC’s outstanding teacher award; 1995, national Excellence in Teaching Medallion. National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD)
Professional: Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the Media and Communications, Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who International; 1999, Wyoming Media Professionals’ Communicator of Achievement (COA); 2000, runner-up in the national COA competition sponsored by the National Federation of Press Women.
Professional Experience:News editor, Wyoming Eagle; major and commander, Wyoming Army National Guard, 197th Public Affairs Detachment; public relations director, Laramie County Community College
Professional Activities:Wingspan faculty adviser