Student News – May 2014

Undergraduate Awards

Randy and Joanna Parlee Scholarship: Heather Cassel
John R. Johnson Research Award: Paula Kivolowitz
Frank E. X. Dance Scholarship: Paula Kivolowitz
Melvin H. Miller Award for highest GPA in Communication major: Olivia Leigh Harmelink, Karlee May Merkling

Graduate Awards

Meditation Certificates: Andrew Cole, Jonathan Dellinger, Valerie Fisher, Clare Gross, Kristen Pascale, Alyssa Raiche, Terra Rasmussen

Rhetorical Leadership Certificates: Kiranjeet Dhillon, Thomas Salek, Jansen Werner

John Paul Jones Memorial Scholarship: Emily Cramer

Renee A. Meyers Scholardhip: Andrew Cole

Melvin H. Miller Award for highest GPA in Communication major: Terra Rasmussen

Melvin H. Miller Master’s Teaching Award: Alyssa Raiche

Melvin H. Miller Doctoral Teaching Award: Anne Zmyslinski-Seelig

Melvin H. Miller Award for Outstanding Master’s Research: Valerie Fisher

Melvin H. Miller Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research: Katherine Becker, Thomas Salek

Melvin H. Miller Master’s Service Award: Christopher Caldwell

Melvin H. Miller Doctoral Service Award: Kiranjeet Dhillon

Master’s Degrees

Fall 2013

Robyn Cherry

Spring 2014

Quintin Cordero Adams
Christopher Caldwell
Jonathan Bryce Dellinger
Joseph Patrick Donelan
Valerie Ann Fisher
Alyssa Kay Raiche
Terra D. Rasmussen
Tiantian Zhao

Doctoral Degrees, 2013-2014

Emily M. Cramer
Information Seeking, Technology Use, and Engagement of Low-Income Expectant and Recent Fathers,” Major Professor: Mike Allen

Deborah M. DeCloedt Pincon
“A Qualitative Exploration of the Japanese Public’s Response to the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster,” Major Professor: Mike Allen

Keith E. Dilbeck
“Vicarious and Source Credibility: A Cross-cultural Explanation,” Major Professor: Mike Allen

Mridula Mascarenhas
“Catholic Feminism at (the) Stake: A Rhetorical Comparison of Institutional and Feminist Voice in the Contemporary Catholic Church,” Major Professor: Kathryn Olson

Rebecca R. Mullane
“Student’s Perception of Teacher Immediacy Behaviors on Student Success and Retention,” Major Professor: Mike Allen

Kikuko Omori
“Cultural Differences in Self-presentation on Social Networking Sites: A Cross-cultural Comparison between American and Japanese College Students,” Major Professor: Mike Allen