Lin Danes earned a bachelor's in communication from Clarion University, with a ranking of magna cum laude. Prior to joining UCM in 2000, she served as a communications specialist at Summa Health System, writer/Webmaster for Harker Inc. and continuity director for WYFM radio. She has won the Kent State President's Excellence Award, was nominated for six Kent State Distinguished Staff Awards and has earned communications awards from Higher Ed Marketing, the Council of Advancement & Support for Education (CASE), IABC and the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, Media Awards Program. She has also served as an Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) judge for web, integrated media and social media entries.
B.S. - Communication, Clarion University, M.P.A. - Public Administration, Kent State University