Bernell Tripp is honored by American Journalism Historians Association
Bernell Tripp, an Associate Professor of Journalism in the UF College of Journalism and Communications, has been selected to receive the 2014 American Journalism Historians Association National Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The annual award honors a college or university teacher who excels at teaching in the areas of journalism and mass communication history, makes a positive impact on student learning, and offers an outstanding example for other educators. Tripp will receive the award on Oct. 9 at the AJHA 33rd Annual Convention in St. Paul, Minn.
She joined the College in 1992 and teaches History of Journalism, and Magazine and Feature Writing.
Founded in 1981, the American Journalism Historians Association seeks to advance education and research in mass communication history. Members work to raise historical standards and ensure that all scholars and students recognize the vast importance of media history and apply this knowledge to the advancement of society.