November 20, 2006
06-156B

Charles Harmon Director of University Relations, Edtwon A. Myree Student Assistant

Dr. Cates Receives National Award

Valdosta State University’s Dr. Carl Cates has been selected as the Administrator of the Year by the States Advisory Council. Dr. Cates was presented the award at the 2006 convention of the National Communication Association (NCA) held in San Antonio, Texas, from November 16-19.

NCA is a non-profit organization of approximately 7,700 educators, practitioners, and students who work and reside in every state and more than 20 countries. The purpose of NCA is to promote study, criticism, research, teaching, and application of the artistic, humanistic, and scientific principles of communication. NCA is the oldest and largest national organization that promotes communication scholarship and education.

Cates is currently the department head and professor of the Communication Arts department at VSU.

For more information contact the Communication Arts department at 229-333-5820.