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UNA’s Sanders Elected Representative to Professional Organization

Nov. 6, 2019



FLORENCE, AL Dr. Pat Sanders, a Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of North Alabama, has been elected as the District 2 board representative for the Broadcast Education Association. Sanders has been in the role since becoming a member of the board earlier this year; she has been serving an unfulfilled term by a District 2 predecessor.

“I am humbled by the uncontested election to this important board,” Sanders said. “I will travel to Washington, D.C., in mid-November for an Executive Board meeting. I am looking forward to serving while representing my department, college, University, and region.”

Sanders will maintain this role for the next two years; District 2 includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

The Broadcast Education Association is the premier international academic media organization, driving insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals. The association’s publications, annual conventions, web-based programs, and regional district activities provide opportunities for juried production competition and presentation of current scholarly research related to aspects of the electronic media. These areas include media audiences, economics, law and policy, regulation, new, management, aesthetics, social effect, history, and criticism, among others.

Dr. Pat Sanders

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia. UNA Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Big South Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/