Molleda is named Public Relations interim chair

Published: February 21st, 2013

Category: College News

Juan Carlos Molleda

Juan Carlos Molleda

Juan Carlos Molleda has accepted the position of interim chair of the Department of Public Relations, Dean Diane McFarlin announced.

Molleda, who joined the faculty in 2000, received his Bachelor of Science in Social Communication (1990) from Universidad del Zulia in Venezuela, a Master of Science in Corporate and Professional Communications (1997) from Radford University in Virginia, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Journalism and Mass Communications with an emphasis on international public relations and international business (2000) from the University of South Carolina.

Dean Diane McFarlin commented, “His stellar teaching, research, and service background, in addition to a leadership record that includes serving as the director for our online graduate Global Strategic Communication program, make him an ideal choice for this position.”

Molleda succeeds Spiro Kiousis, who was recently named executive associate dean of the College.