Pam Parry, associate professor of journalism, won two awards Oct. 10 from the American Journalism Historians Association meeting in Birmingham. She took home two Honorable Mention Awards for her paper titled “Second Fiddle, Not Second Rate: Associate Role Obscures Anne Williams Wheaton’s Contributions to Public Relations.” She received Honorable Mention for the Maurine Beasley Award for the Outstanding Paper on Women’s History and for the Robert Lance Memorial Award for the Outstanding Student Paper. Parry is pursuing a doctor of philosophy degree in mass communication with an emphasis in public relations history. Thirty-five graduate students from across the country submitted conference papers, and 14 were selected to present at the conference, representing a 40 percent acceptance rate.
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