Jami Fullerton (l.) and Alice Kendrick
September 26, 2013
Advertising Professor Alice Kendrick has won the Outstanding Service Award from the Advertising Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), one of the largest communication associations in the U.S.
Kendrick received the honor along with her research partner Jami Fullerton, an advertising professor at Oklahoma State University, at the association’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., in August.
The award is presented annually to a member of the AEJMC Advertising Division for dedication to the arts and sciences of advertising teaching, research and service.
Kendrick and Fullerton were honored for their work as co-editors of the AEJMC’s Journal of Advertising Education and their high-visibility research projects that benefit educators and students. Over the past 10 years they have conducted numerous surveys for the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) academic division among the 5,000 student members of AAF on a variety of topics including multiculturalism in advertising, career preferences and social responsibility. Their most recent study about college students’ definitions of social responsibility in advertising was published in this month’s Journal of Marketing Education.
“Go wherever ad students are interacting with media professionals…and you will find Alice and Jami providing the contact point that benefits advertising educators and students,” said Jay Newell, head of the AEJMC Advertising Division.
The AEJMC is a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication educators, students and media professionals. The Association’s mission is to promote the highest possible standards for journalism and mass communication education, to cultivate the widest possible range of communication research, to encourage the implementation of a multi-cultural society in the classroom and curriculum, and to defend and maintain freedom of communication in an effort to achieve better professional practice and a better informed public.
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