Samantha Lingenfelter

Submitted by lcrowe1 on September 18, 2014 - 11:28am

Samantha Lingenfelter began her time with JMC in 2005 as a student employee in the Office of Student Media. She graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences with a B.S. in political science and Certificate of Nonprofit Management from EEHS in 2010 and continued her employment with Student Media after graduation as a full-time Clerical Coordinator.

Samantha began working as an Administrative Clerk with JMC in early 2013 and primarily works with graduate programs. She is currently working on her master's degree in the College of Public Health.

Fred Endres

Submitted by lkohan on September 18, 2014 - 11:23am

Fred Endres joined Kent JMC after working on newspapers and magazines in Ohio and Washington, D.C.

He holds a B.S.J. and an M.A. from Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park. He also taught at the University of Toledo and Western Illinois University. Endres is a professor in the News Sequence and the graduate program and serves as Web Editor of the JMC website.

Stefanie Moore

Submitted by lcrowe1 on September 18, 2014 - 11:20am

Stefanie Moore is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she teaches primarily in the PR sequence. Currently she teaches Online PR Tactics, PR Case Studies and Social Media Strategies.

She previously served as coordinator of Flash Communications, the student PR agency housed in University Communications and Marketing, where she directed eight to 10 students on marketing and PR initiatives.

Frances L. Collins

Submitted by lkohan on September 18, 2014 - 11:18am

Fran Collins has been teaching advertising courses full-time at KSU since 1992, after teaching as an adjunct instructor for eight years, first at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and then at the College of Journalism at the University of South Carolina.

Gene Shelton

Submitted by lkohan on September 18, 2014 - 11:13am

Gene Shelton received the College of Communication and Information’s Outstanding Teacher Award in 2013. At the end of the fall semester he was honored with Kent State University’s Diversity Trailblazer Award, the university’s highest recognition to a campus, college, school or individual for advocating and advancing diversity.

Stephanie Smith

Submitted by lcrowe1 on September 18, 2014 - 11:12am

Smith retired in 2011 from the United State Federal Government, after 27 years of service, 25 of them with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). She also had significant executive experience in defense (U.S. Navy) and public diplomacy (Department of State). 

Evan Bailey

Submitted by lkohan on September 18, 2014 - 11:01am

Evan Bailey is operations manager for IdeaBase, a College of Communication and Information collaborative project focused on creating an experiential learning experience mirroring a real-life agency setting and structure. At IdeaBase, Evan oversees student employment and training, agency traffic, creative coaching, and outbound agency marketing efforts.

Susan Tantillo

Submitted by lcrowe1 on September 18, 2014 - 11:00am

After 30 years teaching journalism and English and advising the Spokesman newspaper at Wheeling (Ill.) High School, Susan Hathaway Tantillo, Master Journalism Educator, retired in June 2001. She began teaching Reporting for Mass Media for Kent State University in 2008. It is offered in the fall semester only.