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College of Media Golden Quill Teaching Awards

Each year, the WVU Reed College of Media provides students with an opportunity to vote for outstanding two faculty members to receive the College’s Golden Quill Teaching Award.

Based solely on student nominations, the Golden Quill Teaching Awards recognizes, outstanding teaching, mentoring, and advising in the WVU Reed College of Media. Two awards are given each year. One award is given to a full-time faculty and/or visiting professors, and one award goes to an instructor who has taught for at least three consecutive semesters.

The College’s IMC graduate program also honors one instructor annually who serves as an effective and inspiring educator, adviser, and mentor in the program’s online environment. In 2011, that award became known as the Alexia Vanides IMC Teaching Award, dedicated to the program’s first recipient, Alexia Vanides, who passed away in 2011.

2014 Award Recipients

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Golden Quill Faculty Award

Rita Colistra

Associate Professor

Teaches beginning and advanced public relations courses

Joe Barnes and Dennis O'Connell

Alexia Vanides IMC Teaching Award

Joe Barnes

Teaches Emerging Media & the Market

Dennis O’Connell

Teaches IMC Campaigns


2013 Award Recipients

Ivan Pinnell

Golden Quill Faculty Award

Ivan Pinnell

Associate Professor

Teaches beginning and advanced public relations courses

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Golden Quill Instructor Award

Rick Bebout

Technology Specialist, IMC Program

Teaches web design and mass communication courses

Rachael Post

Alexia Vanides IMC Teaching Award

Rachael Post


Teaches Emerging Media & the Market and Digital Video Production

2012 Award Recipients

Jim Ebel

Golden Quill Faculty Award

James Ebel

Visiting Assistant Professor, Harrison/Omnicom Professor in Integrated Marketing Communications

Teaches copy writing and healthcare marketing communications

Angela Lindley

Golden Quill Instructor Award

Angela Lindley


Teaches media writing and public relations courses

Cummings

Alexia Vanides IMC Teaching Award

Matthew Cummings


Teaches Introduction to IMC

Freberg

Alexia Vanides IMC Teaching Award

Karen Freberg


Teaches PR Concepts and Strategy

2011 Award Recipients

Jensen Moore

Golden Quill Faculty Award

Jensen Moore

Assistant Professor

Cathy Bonnstetter

Golden Quill Instructor Award

Cathy Bonnstetter

Stringer for The State Journal

Teaches media writing

Susan Jones, M.S.J.

Alexia Vanides IMC Teaching Award

Susan Jones


Teaches Direct Marketing

2010 Award Recipients

Sara Magee

Golden Quill Faculty Award

Sara Magee

Assistant Professor

Teaches television news reporting and writing and media ethics

Rick Bebout

Golden Quill Instructor Award

Rick Bebout

Technology Coordinator, IMC Program

Teaches web design and mass communication courses

Larry Stultz

Alexia Vanides IMC Teaching Award

Larry Stultz

Technology Coordinator, IMC Program

Teaches Creative Strategy and Execution; Advanced Creative Concepts

2009 Award Recipients

Dr. George Esper

Golden Quill Faculty Award

George Esper

Professor, Ogden Newspapers Visiting Professor in Journalism

Teaches journalism history, feature writing and history of war correspondence

Jan Lauren Boyles

Golden Quill Instructor Award

Jan Lauren Boyles

Director of Advising

Organizes recruitment and retention efforts, conducts enrollment research and advises undergraduates

Alexia Vanides

Golden Quill Online Instructor Award

Alexia Vanides