Drs. Kevin Trowbridge and Christie Kleinmann, faculty in the Department of Public Relations, represented Belmont with multiple presentations at the 88th annual convention of the Southern States Communication Association, held April 4-8 in Nashville, Tennessee.
In a session sponsored by the association’s public relations division, titled “More than Just Music: Sports Musings in the Music City,” Kleinmann presented on “Cultivating Engagement: Sports Teams Musings on Social Media.” Trowbridge’s presentation was titled “Fanning Fan Engagement with Social Media.”
Later in the conference, Trowbridge gave a presentation titled “Looking for the Social Blueprint: Using the Introductory Course to Develop Public Relations Literacy” during a session on inspiring students to critically analyze information.
Kleinmann also presented “Breaking the Code: Understanding the Culture Codes that Guide Organizations” as part of a session on developing and sustaining organizational culture.