Loyola at a Glance
Mass Communication faculty present at Marquette University
July 23, 2010
Four School of Mass Communication faculty members presented papers this week at the “Power to Transform the World” conference at Marquette University in Milwaukee as part of a discussion on the tradition, mission and identity of Catholic higher education institutions with communication programs.
More than 85 faculty members who teach media and communication at Catholic colleges and universities nationwide participated in the conference co-sponsored by the Pontifical Council on Social Communications.
SMC Director Sonya Duhé, Ph.D., spoke on "Reporting Controversial Science A Best Practice." Yolanda Cal, Ph.D., advertising sequence chair, presented on "Vices & Virtues: The Role of Ethics in Advertising and Public Education.”
Cathy Rogers, Ph.D., public relations sequence chair, and Valerie Andrews, assistant professor of public relations, spoke on “The RFP Solution: One Response to Public Relations Client Service Learner Issues.”
Rogers also gave a talk on "Social Justice, Public Relations and Service Learning in the Classroom Linked to Professionalism in the Workplace."
"The conference was a reaffirmation of the power of communication in making our world a better place,” Duhé said.
“Through our work in the School of Mass Communication at Loyola, we are having a huge influence on finding solutions to the communication challenges that confront society today."
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