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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Profile

 Sarow, Marilyn   Name:  Marilyn S. Sarow 
Title:  Professor of Mass Communication/Assistant to the Vice-President for Academic Affairs/Provost 
Ph.D., Mass Communications, University of South Carolina
M.A., Journalism, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
B.S. and Secondary Certificate, English and Social Sciences, Western Michigan University
Office:  212 Johnson Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4530 
Health communication/public relations
Integrated marketing communication
Shifts needed to become global thinkers in communication occupations

Marilyn Sarow is a professor of mass communication and the assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost Office.She was involved in the development of the integrated marketing communication major and serves as its program coordinator.

Dr. Sarow holds an MA in journalism from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and a PhD in mass communications from University of South Carolina.She also spent 10 years working in higher education and health care public relations.

Dr. Sarow teaches introductory and senior seminar courses in integrated marketing communication, advertising principles, public relations principles and public relations writing.She has also taught courses in University College.

She is the co-author of two books, Integrated Business Communication in a Global Marketplace and Cancer Activism: Gender Media and Public Policy, as well as several book chapters, convention papers and published articles.Her dissertation received an award of excellence for student research and she was recognized with the Faculty Student Life Award in 2011. 

She has played a leadership role in the development of the Global Learning Initiative, the development of the general education program, and the creation of the development of a variety of university policies and standards.