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Debbie Treise Receives 2019-2020 UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award

Debbie Treise, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Advertising professor and former senior associate dean for Graduate Studies and Research, is the recipient of the 2019-2020 UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award.

The award is given each year to at least five faculty doctoral advisors selected on a competitive basis and recognizes promotion of doctoral studies and excellence in doctoral student mentoring.

Debbie Treise
Debbie Treise

During her 30-year tenure at UFCJC, Treise has served as a mentor to many graduate students. She has chaired 45 Ph.D. committees, served on 48 other doctoral committees, chaired 97 master’s committees, served on 94 other master’s committees as well as 19 external committees. She grew the Ph.D. program to 72 students and helped it achieve the ranking as one of the top 10 Ph.D. programs at UF.

The award, to be presented on April 23, includes a $3,000 grant for Treise and an additional $1,000 to provide support to graduate students in the College.

Posted: February 18, 2020
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