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Laurie Huneycutt Named Ouachita’S Support Staff Member Of The Year, Michael Burge, Ouachita News Bureau 2020 Ouachita Baptist University

Laurie Huneycutt Named Ouachita’S Support Staff Member Of The Year, Michael Burge, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University recently named Laurie Huneycutt, administrative assistant to the dean in the School of Fine Arts, as the 2019-2020 Support Staff Member of the Year. Huneycutt has served the School of Fine Arts for 25 years.


Covid-19 Leads Ohio Graduate To Anchor In New York City, Mark D. Weinstein 2020 Cedarville University

Covid-19 Leads Ohio Graduate To Anchor In New York City, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

She passes by three tractor trailers on her way to work each day. It’s a somber reminder to Rachel Hartley, a critical care nurse and 2015 Cedarville University nursing graduate, of the reason she came to New York City in the first place.


One Of First Covid-19 Plasma Donations, Mark D. Weinstein 2020 Cedarville University

One Of First Covid-19 Plasma Donations, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

When Oakwood police officer, firefighter and emergency medical technician Steve Norris became ill with COVID-19, he had no clue that he would be able to bless someone else.


Thomas Kent's Paralogic Rhetoric As A Framework For Analyzing Corporate Social Responsibility Discourse, Donald E. Penner 2020 University of Texas at Tyler

Thomas Kent's Paralogic Rhetoric As A Framework For Analyzing Corporate Social Responsibility Discourse, Donald E. Penner

English Department Theses

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) scholarship increasingly uses rhetorical theory as a method for analyzing contested meaning between communicants. However, the classical and social constructivist rhetorical theories typically used for analysis do not address the primary cause of contested meaning – relativism. Conversely, such theories often contribute to a dualistic worldview by utilizing internally imagined conceptual schemes for analyzing texts. This thesis proposes Thomas Kent’s paralogic rhetorical theory as an alternative method of analyzing CSR texts, and focuses on three common areas typically utilized in rhetorical analyses of CSR texts: text reception, the rhetorical situation, and genre. Where paradigmatic rhetorical theories ...


Class Of 2020 Celebration Honors Largest Graduating Class, Mark D. Weinstein 2020 Cedarville University

Class Of 2020 Celebration Honors Largest Graduating Class, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

On May 2, Cedarville University recognized 826 undergraduate and graduate students earning degrees, the largest graduating class in school history. Of this year’s undergraduate students, six also earned Master of Divinity degrees from the university, bringing the total degrees to 832.


Spring 2020, 2020 DePaul University

Spring 2020

Conversations

Dean's Letter: With Pride and Gratitude; Free Speech and the American Way; Engagement Takes Center Stage: The new Center for Communication Engagement wants to get students, faculty and the community talking; On a Mission to Diversify Advertising: Summer BRAND camp introduces diverse students to the advertising industry; Where the Action Is: Alumna Ximena Larkin finds excitement and fulfillment in the heart of Chicago; An In-Depth View of Black Student Protests; An Eye-Opening Experience: Journalism student Nikki Roberts turns her passion for writing into a career; Around the College; Accolades


I See What You're Saying: A Deaf Culture And American Sign Language Awareness Event, Alexis M. Sejnoha 2020 University of South Dakota

I See What You're Saying: A Deaf Culture And American Sign Language Awareness Event, Alexis M. Sejnoha

Honors Thesis

Deaf Culture and American Sign Language are an important part of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community. Most people outside of this community are unaware of these aspects, and remain uneducated about them. This document is an event plan for an educational event about American Sign Language and Deaf Culture, as well as an artist statement explaining the conception and implementation of this plan, and how it was impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic.


The Congo Prepared Nurse For Covid-19, Mark D. Weinstein 2020 Cedarville University

The Congo Prepared Nurse For Covid-19, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Virginia Walker, a 2019 Cedarville University nursing graduate, was nicknamed “Sunshine” by her nursing unit. This nickname perfectly describes how she shines Christ’s love to every COVID-19 patient she is currently treating in Inova Loudoun Hospital’s emergency room in Lansdowne, Virginia.


Cedarville University Honors 2020 Graduates With Online Program, Mark D. Weinstein 2020 Cedarville University

Cedarville University Honors 2020 Graduates With Online Program, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University used social media to honor its Class of 2020 graduates with a special program that aired on Facebook and the University's website today at 10 am. According to a report submitted to the PR office, 834 students were conferred undergraduate and graduate degrees in the program that lasted approximately one hour.


Cedarville University Board Of Trustees: Statement Regarding Termination Of Anthony Moore, Mark D. Weinstein 2020 Cedarville University

Cedarville University Board Of Trustees: Statement Regarding Termination Of Anthony Moore, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

The Board of Trustees at Cedarville University was recently made aware of additional information related to Dr. Anthony Moore’s past that led to the termination of his employment by our president, Dr. Thomas White, on Thursday, April 23, 2020. The board is incredibly grieved over this new information and the questions it raises. This matter was our priority at our spring Trustee meeting. We understand the gravity of this situation, and we covet your continued prayers.


The Importance Of Corporate Social Responsibility: An Examination Of The Dollywood Foundations My People Fund, Callie Victoria Johnson 2020 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Importance Of Corporate Social Responsibility: An Examination Of The Dollywood Foundations My People Fund, Callie Victoria Johnson

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

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The Role Of Arkansas Ffa Chapter Reporters And Advisors, Jessica Wesson 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Role Of Arkansas Ffa Chapter Reporters And Advisors, Jessica Wesson

Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology Undergraduate Honors Theses

FFA reporters are tasked with conveying the FFA brand to the public. They are supposed to follow a set of guidelines set forth by the National FFA Organization that suggests different public relation activities for them to participate in. This organization has a long history of impacting the agriculture industry, but who tells people about it?

In 2018 the University of Arkansas agriculture education, communication and technology department sent a team of students and professors traveled to the 91st Arkansas FFA State Convention to work the media room. This team was in charge of creating different communication pieces for ...


Instagram And Eating Disorders: An Empirical Study Of The Effects Of Instagram On Disordered Eating Habits Among Young Girls, Katherine Wayles 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Instagram And Eating Disorders: An Empirical Study Of The Effects Of Instagram On Disordered Eating Habits Among Young Girls, Katherine Wayles

Theses and Dissertations

Scholars have studied the relationship between body dissatisfaction and social media use, particularly focusing on young women as vulnerable consumers. Many studies concentrate on the amount of media consumed, rather than the specific activities and behaviors associated with feelings of low self-esteem or poor body image. It is important to determine exactly what behaviors and social media engagements contribute to disordered relationships with food, assessing a user’s pre-existing weight/body concerns in relation to the amount and type of media they consume. Instagram in particular is included in this study, as it is an image-based social networking site where ...


Evolving Crisis Communication In Social Media Era: Analysis Of Tweets And News Stories Of The Manchester Arena Bombing, Allyson R. Staton 2020 The University of Southern Mississippi

Evolving Crisis Communication In Social Media Era: Analysis Of Tweets And News Stories Of The Manchester Arena Bombing, Allyson R. Staton

Honors Theses

The purpose of this research study was to better understand the evolving crisis communication methods used on traditional media and social media following organizational crises such as the Manchester Arena bombing. The research was primarily conducted by analyzing the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) online article archives and stakeholder Twitter accounts, including @ManchesterArena, @ManCityCouncil, @ArianaGrande and @GMPolice. Tweets under the hashtags #ManchesterBombing, #Manchester, #OneLoveManchester as well as the Manchester Bombing Twitter Moment were also analyzed for crisis communication responses to understand how traditional media and social media were used to communicate with the public following this crisis.

The results of this ...


Consumer Response To Green Brands Vs. Traditional Brands On Digital Platforms: An Analysis Through A Series Of Case Studies, Madison Busick 2020 University of Connecticut

Consumer Response To Green Brands Vs. Traditional Brands On Digital Platforms: An Analysis Through A Series Of Case Studies, Madison Busick

Honors Scholar Theses

In the age of environmental crisis, consumers are increasingly aware of the environmental impact of their decisions. Accordingly, many companies seek to provide more eco-friendly and sustainable products while building their brand around these values. Consumers also are increasingly using and engaging on social media and other digital platforms. But just how well do these "green" brands do in the digital space? This study aims to compare differences between brands that embody environmentalist values and traditional brands with a variety of case studies across several consumer goods segments including clothing, cosmetics, and technology. The data is collected from a variety ...


Ouachita Wins Grand Prize And Other Recognitions At Baptist Communicators Association Awards, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau 2020 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Wins Grand Prize And Other Recognitions At Baptist Communicators Association Awards, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Office of Communications and Marketing won a grand prize award as well as seven other awards in various categories at the Baptist Communicators Association’s (BCA) 2020 W.C. Fields Awards. Ouachita’s grand prize was one of seven total grand prizes awarded, one for each overall division within the competition.


The Moody Church Pastor Has Cedarville Roots, Mark D. Weinstein 2020 Cedarville University

The Moody Church Pastor Has Cedarville Roots, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Philip Miller, a 2004 alumnus of Cedarville University, has been named the new senior pastor at The Moody Church in downtown Chicago, Illinois. He will officially begin his role in July.


Aerosol Box Protects Health Care Workers From Covid-19, Mark D. Weinstein 2020 Cedarville University

Aerosol Box Protects Health Care Workers From Covid-19, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Stay-at-home orders, social distancing and medical masks have limited the exposure of most Americans to the coronavirus. But how do we protect the most exposed of all: health care workers?


Collegiate Dance Club Marketing Plan, Aubrie Malhoit 2020 Western Michigan University

Collegiate Dance Club Marketing Plan, Aubrie Malhoit

Honors Theses

The objective of this thesis is to develop a marketing plan to support the creation and implementation of a new dance club at Western Michigan University (WMU). A situational analysis was conducted that established that there are currently no dance-related opportunities on campus that offers a low time commitment and multiple styles of dance for all skill levels of dancers. Based on primary research, this marketing plan outlines a strategy for the inauguration of a dance club that encompasses what current dance-related activities at WMU are lacking and incorporates the features students are looking for in a new dance club ...


Ouachita Team Wins Two First Place Prizes And $30,000 In Arkansas Governor’S Cup Business Plan Competition, Katie Kemp, Ouachita News Bureau 2020 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Team Wins Two First Place Prizes And $30,000 In Arkansas Governor’S Cup Business Plan Competition, Katie Kemp, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Four Ouachita Baptist University seniors earned the top awards for undergraduates in the 20th annual Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition for their plan, ImmunoSense. Ouachita seniors Olivia Brown, Savannah Edwards, Brandon Matros and Sheldon McCown and their faculty advisor, Dr. Blake Johnson, won first place in the overall undergraduate division as well as the undergraduate innovation award.


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