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Krista Kimmel receives Vernon Gantt Award for Distinguished Service

Krista Kimmel receives Vernon Gantt Award for Distinguished Service

Krista Kimmel, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University, received the Vernon Gantt Award for Distinguished Service at the Kentucky Communication Association’s (KCA) annual conference in September 2022.

This award is given in recognition of Kentucky educators whose careers have been dedicated to improving their communities at the departmental, college/university, local, and/or regional level. As an award for outstanding service, worthy faculty will have brought their professional expertise or research skills into these communities to effect positive change through conducting workshops, consulting, forging partnerships, volunteering, promoting philanthropy, or engaging in service learning projects.

In addition, Kimmel was elected to serve as Second Vice President of the association.

The Kentucky Communication Association (KCA) was established in 1931 for the promotion of effective teaching, research, and practice in the artistic, humanistic, and scientific principles of communication. KCA is dedicated to serving its membership while increasing the visibility and effectiveness of communication professionalism in Kentucky. KCA is a not-for-profit organization comprised of communication faculty, students, and professionals who are committed to studying, improving, and applying the principles of communication within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. For more information, visit: Click or tap if you trust this link.">

Published on September 20, 2022

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