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State Of The College


The “Design with the Dean” challenge: a student was competitively selected to design and create an ensemble for the Dean. Junior ADM student, Andre Edwards, nailed it.


This year 90.5 WASU celebrates its 50th anniversary. More than 100 people came to celebrate the milestone including WASU alum from every decade. Caroline Beasley, CEO of the Beasley Media Group, was the evening's featured speaker.


This summer The Kellar Radio Institute brought over 40 broadcasters to campus over a 10-day period.  The institute gave students unprecedented access to industry leaders and insight into pioneering practices.


Dan Vallie, Director of the Kellar Radio Talent Institute, with Sheri Lynch from the nationally syndicated Bob and Sheri Show.  


The Diversity Committee in the Department of Communication hosted its first FireSide Chat moderated by Professor Carlos Montero.  The chat addressed cultural, political, and social issues related to matters of diversity, equity and anti-racism.


Recognition of Kevon Wilson, General Manager of App TV, who operates a top-notch professional studio but also developed the idea for River Street Rundown, a recurring interview series with the Dean and notable college students, faculty, alumni and friends.  


Will and Delana Vickers were honored as this year’s Fine and Applied Arts Alumni of the Year. They were instrumental in promoting WASU’s 50th Anniversary and recently funded an endowed scholarship for communication and are faithful participants in the WASU Alumni Takeover Day.

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