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Busy Year for Professor Calloway-Thomas

President of the World Communication Association and the Bloomington Faculty Council

Posted: Friday, August 31, 2012

Calloway- Thomas

Carolyn Calloway-Thomas was elected to the presidency of the World Communication Association and selected to lead the IU Bloomington Faculty Council, the governing body of the faculty.

She was also a multiple honoree. In March 2012, she was inducted into the Central States Communication Association’s Hall of Fame for outstanding service and contributions to the discipline and the Association. At the 2011 National Communication Association annual meeting, she was honored as an exemplary teacher. The students of our own communication honor society, Lambda Pi Eta, also recognized her for outstanding teaching.

Calloway-Thomas was also a guest host on WFIU radio, where she interviewed Madame CJ Walker’s great-great granddaughter, A’Lelia Bundles. She also delivered the Berger Lecture at the University of Southern Indianapolis in Evansville last fall. Her speech was titled “The Obama Era and Competing Visions of America.”

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