Igoe to give President's Award for Excellence lecture on Oct. 16

Tuesday October 8, 2019Lisa Eikenburg
Assistant Professor Mike Igoe
Assistant Professor Mike Igoe

Department of Communication Assistant Professor Mike Igoe will give the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning lecture, "The Consolidation of Communication Conglomerates and What it Means to You” on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

The event is slated for noon in Williams Center Room S204 ABC.

Assistant Professor Igoe is in his seventh year at SUNY Fredonia. As a faculty member in the Department of Communication, he specializes in Broadcast Journalism, Media Law and Professional Presenting. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Albany and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Hampshire’s Franklin Pierce School of Law.

During his time at Fredonia, Igoe has also engaged in short-term international teaching. He received a U.S. Fulbright Award to lecture in Hong Kong and a SUNY Global Fellowship to share his expertise in Izmir, Turkey. Under other programs, Mr. Igoe has taught in Shenzhen as well as Shanghai, China. Prior to joining Fredonia, he was an Associate Professor of International Journalism in China.

Igoe’s academic life follows a 30-year career as a television consumer reporter. Over that time, he received a number of awards for his work including several from the Associated Press.

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