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Treadaway to Be Recognized at National Convention

commun19_dl.jpgBOONE – Dr. Glenda Treadaway, interim chairperson for the Department of Communication at Appalachian State University, will receive the E.R. Nichols Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Furtherance of the Forensics Discipline Nov. 18 at the Pi Kappa Delta meeting during the National Communication Association Convention in Boston.

Pi Kappa Delta is an honorary organization for educators, students and alumni committed to encouraging the education of articulate citizens through a three-part focus: the commitment to and promotion of ethical, humane and inclusive communication and educational practices; the commitment to and promotion of professional development of forensics educators; and the commitment to and promotion of comprehensive forensics programming.

The award has been given annually since 1989 to an outstanding educator and individual who has made significant contributions to improving intercollegiate forensics in the United States. Winners are selected by an awards committee composed the immediate past president and the three at-large national council members.

Treadaway is a past president of Pi Kappa Delta.