The Journal Record Education and Training Briefs: August 23, 2013

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Two OSU-Tulsa faculty members honoredTULSA - Oklahoma State University-Tulsa faculty members Jami Fullerton, Peggy Layman Welch chair of strategic communications, and Lori McKinnon, associate professor of strategic communications, were honored at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications' annual conference in Washington, D.C. Fullerton and McKinnon, who teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the OSU School of Media and Strategic Communications, earned Top Paper honors from the public relations division for their research study, "Public Relations Students' Ethics: An Examination of Attitude and Intended Behaviors." The paper was among the nearly 900 academic research studies presented at the conference by journalism and mass communication university faculty members and students across the country. Fullerton and her research partner, Alice Kendrick, professor of advertising at the Temerlin Advertising Institute at Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts, also received the AEJMC's 2013 Advertising Division Outstanding Service Award, which recognizes a career-long commitment to the organization. Fullerton has served on the executive committee for the AEJMC Advertising Division as a research chair and division head. She and Kendrick also serve as co-editors of the Journal of Advertising Education, which is published by the organization.

Glisson to lead education program OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma State Department of Education has appointed Jenyfer Glisson of Sapulpa to direct the newly implemented teacher and leader effectiveness evaluation program passed by the Legislature in 2010. Glisson has 22 years of education experience. Glisson has served as principal at Sapulpa High School since 2004. Before that, she served as assistant principal from 1999 until 2004.

ORU inauguration set Sept. 20TULSA - The inauguration of William M. Wilson as the fourth president of Oral Roberts University is scheduled 1 p.m. Sept. 20 ORU Mabee Center.Wilson began his role as president of ORU on June 1. A native of Owensboro, Ky., he holds a bachelor of science degree from Western Kentucky University in secondary education. He also holds a master of arts degree and a doctor of ministry degree from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary.Wilson served on the ORU Board of Trustees as vice chairman until his election as president. He has also served in leadership positions with the America for Jesus, Church of God, Church of God of Prophecy, International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Mission America Coalition (Lausanne USA), National Interfaith Cable Coalition and Pentecostal World Fellowship.

Dvorak, Paris named association deans at OCOKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Christian University has appointed Jim Dvorak as associate dean for teaching and learning and Lee Anne Paris as associate dean for academics.In 10 years at Oklahoma Christian, Dvorak has taught in OC's College of Biblical Studies and Graduate School of Theology in addition to his role as director of the North Institute for Teaching and Learning. He earned a bachelor's degree from Oklahoma Christian in 1995, a master of divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 2001 and a master's degree in education and human development from George Washington University in 2004. In 2012, he earned a Ph.D. in Christian theology from McMaster Divinity College.Paris came to Oklahoma Christian in 1998. She has served as president of OC's Faculty Association in addition to her role as associate professor of library science. As the daughter of missionaries, Paris spent most of her childhood in Campinas, Brazil. …


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