Saturday, September 15, 2012
Ohio Communication Association Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award. This award is given to stellar students who excel not only in the classroom but at a state and national level as well. This is the highest student honor offered by the organization. Theodore Avtgis, Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Studies said "Megan is not only an unbelievable talent in the classroom, but she is also extremely accomplished within the field of Communication Studies for someone so young. We are extremely proud of her and see her as most deserving of this honor." Wise has amassed a record of scholarship and service rivaled by graduate students. In here time here in the Department of Communication Studies at Ashland University, she has presented research at conferences, developed the teaching materials for a national book on Organizational Communication, is currently the Editorial Assistant for the scholarly journal Communication Research Reports which has international readership. On campus, Wise is also the President of both of the national academic honorary Lambda Pi Eta, Alpha Alpha Rho chapter of the National Communication Association, and the President of the Accent on PR club which is a public relations club housed within the Department of Communication Studies. Wise will be honored on October 5th at the Annual Meeting of the Ohio Communication Association to be held in Kent, OH.