Service

In his career in higher education, Dr. A has served his students extensively by actively engaging in conversations with them, assisting them with job and graduate school placement, helping them on moving day, you name it! He has also served the communities he has lived extensively as well as the four institutions he has been affiliated with at all levels — department, college and university levels. Dr. A takes pride in helping others and plan to continue serving them all in the years to come. Serving above self is important to him.

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Moving Day at Jackson State
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Campus Recruiting — High School Photography Workshop Group
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Thad and Dr. A after Thad got hired at IUP
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Interview at WJSU-TV,PBS TV station about TechnoModeration
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Serving as a Photographer for Trace Ridge Baptist Church
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District Leadership Training – Rotary Club
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Supported #FreeHugs, a campaign to stop violence in Madison, MS
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Served Jackson State as a Standard Bearer
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Served as a Guest Speaker, Lee University
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Attended Alumni Events, Jackson State University
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Trained a group of music students on how to use social media, Lee University
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Attended graduations religiously
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Helped Students to get jobs
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Fixed masters degree curriculums and helped students to defend their thesis docs (Chair) — JSU
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Wrote dozens of columns for his community
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Has entertained Alumni
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Advised (Chair) PhD Students 
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Served as Standard Bearer Twice – Michelle Obama Ceremony

The following is a fraction of his service contributions in higher education

COURSES DEVELOPED

MC 250, Media Literacy
COM 495, Digital Media Seminar

COURSES REDESIGNED

COMM 103, Digital Instructional Technology COMM 846, Instructional Media Solutions COMM 900, Culture of Cyberspace

COURSES CO-AUTHORED

COMM 306, 2D Digital Game Development
COMM 406, 3D Game and Simulation Design and Development

UNIVERSITY-WIDE COMMITTEE WORK
Faculty Personnel Committee Member, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Faculty Handbook Committee SubCommittee 2 Chair, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Graduate Council Member, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Promotion and Tenure Committee Member, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU

Global Forum Committee Member, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU

Degree Works Committee Member, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Monitoring Committee Union Rep, (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

ABBLE Representative, (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Living and Learning Liaison Representative, (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Committee Member, Student Senate (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Committee Chair, Virtual Environments Council Committee (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

COLLEGE-WIDE COMMITTEE WORK
CLA Committee Member (Jackson State University)

Research Committee (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

E-Portfolio subcommittee member, TECC (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Committee Member, TECC (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Technology Day Conference Planner, College of Education and Education Technology at IUP

Committee Member, College of Education Ad-Hoc Portfolio Committee

Teaching Academy Member, College of Education and Education Technology at IUP

DEPARTMENT COMMITTEE WORK
Elections Committee Member (ad-hoc), (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Technology Committee (Chair), (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Research Committee Member, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Evaluation Committee Member, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Curriculum Committee Member, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Michelle Obama Event Committee Member, (Department of Mass Communication at JSU)

Promotions Committee Member, (Department of Communications Media at IUP)

AECT Re-Design Committee Member, (Department of Communications Media at IUP)

Program Review, Committee Member, (Department of Communications Media at IUP)

Temporary Faculty Committee Member, (Department of Communications Media at IUP)

Search Committee Member, (Department of Communications Media at IUP)

T.A Mentor, (Department of Communications Media at IUP)

Doctoral Committee Review Member, (Department of Communications Media at IUP)

Summer Committee (Chair), (Department of Communications Media at IUP)

Committee Member, Technology Committee (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Curriculum Reviewer, COSC 101 Ad-Hoc Committee Department of Communications Media at IUP

OTHER SERVICE

Speaker, JSU Banquet Awards

On Camera Host, AECT Video

TV Host, WIUP-TV

Invited Panelist, New faculty Orientation at IUP

Host, Lincoln School District visit at IUP

Line Assistant, College of Education and Education technology at IUP

D2L Trainer. College of Education and Education Technology at IUP

WIUP 90.1FM DJ, Department of Communications Media at IUP

Interview PHD candidates, Department of Communications Media at IUP

Comps Administer, Department of Communications Media (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

T.A Mentor, Department of Communications Media at IUP

Faculty Advisor, Lambda Pi Eta at IUP

Workshop Developer, Applied Media and Game Simulations Center at IUP

WAYNESBURG COMMITTEES AND SERVICE

Academic Mentor, Office of Counseling, (Waynesburg University)

Hot Topic Presenter, Professional Development Committee (Waynesburg University)

Committee Member, Curriculum and Planning Committee (Waynesburg University)

Curriculum Committee, Department of Communication (Waynesburg University)

Creativity Assessment Designer, Department of Communication (Waynesburg University)

Grant Proposal Writer, Department of Communication (Waynesburg University)

Laboratory Proposal Writer, Department of Communication (Waynesburg University)

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Photojournalist, Westmore Church of God

Choir Member, First Ridgeland Baptist Church

Event Photographer on Request, First Ridgeland Baptist Church

Luxury Raffle Ticket Seller, Indiana Rotary Club

ICTC Blood Drive, Indiana Rotary Club

Photographer, Anglican Church of North America

Host, Inner city school kids on campus at IUP

Judge, IU1 Regional Computer Fair

Judge, Southwestern Pennsylvania Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

Volunteer, Relay For life

Chapel Singer, Waynesburg University

Contender, Pumpkin Bowling at Southwestern PA

Dealer, Monte Carlo Event @ Waynesburg University

Judge, Waynesburg Idol

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