College of Liberal Arts names Emerging Voice Award winners
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's College of Liberal Arts has named three alumni as the 2011 Emerging Voice Award winners.
The alumni will be honored at a Sept. 16 reception. Alumni under the age of 40 are selected based on achieving their career goals, serving their communities and representing the college's mission of shaping today's world while imagining a better one.
Recipients are Brad Dancer, Delita Martin and Jennifer Ping.
* Dancer is senior vice president of research and digital media at National Geographic Channel in Washington, D.C. He heads all areas of research in support of the network's program development and strategy, scheduling, and advertising sales. He earned his bachelor's degree in communication in 1995.
* Martin is owner/master printer of Black Box Press and adjunct professor of drawing and printmaking at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and her prints and drawings are included in several private and public collections. She earned her master's of fine arts in creative arts-printmaking in 2009.
* Ping is principal of Bose Public Affairs Group LLC in Indianapolis. She focuses on legislative and executive branch lobbying, state and local procurement, political consulting, and grassroots and grasstops consulting. She also is a principal in Bose Government Strategies LLC, where she works on government regulatory consulting. She earned her bachelor's degree in history in 1995.
More information about the award winners is available at http://www.cla.purdue.edu/alumni/awards/emergingvoice/Emerging_Voice_Awards.html
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Source: Christine Sharp, director of alumni relations & special events in the College of Liberal Arts, 765-494-7884, email@example.com
Note to Journalists: Complete biographies of the 2011 Emerging Voice Award winners are available at http://www.cla.purdue.edu/alumni/awards/emergingvoice/