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08/07/2017

Patwardhan Given Second National Teaching Award This Year

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 The award will be presented at the association’s annual conference in Chicago.
 This is the second national teaching award this year for Patwardhan, who joined the Winthrop community in 2005. She was selected for the Charles H. Sandage Award for Teaching Excellence this spring from the American Academy of Advertising.

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Padmini Patwardhan
ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Winthrop University Mass Communication Professor Padmini Patwardhan will accept the Distinguished Teaching Award on Aug. 11 from the advertising division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

The award will be presented at the association’s annual conference in Chicago.
 
Hal Vincent of Elon University, the division’s Teaching Standards and award selection committee chair, praised Patwardhan for her work, writing: “We are very pleased to be able to reward and recognize the tireless passion and dedication you exhibit in the field of advertising education and the impact you make in so many student lives.”

This is the second national teaching award this year for Patwardhan, who joined the Winthrop community in 2005. She was selected for the Charles H. Sandage Award for Teaching Excellence this spring from the American Academy of Advertising.

Other Winthrop career highlights for her include: securing the Advertising Educational Foundation Visiting Professorship in 2006; being named the Thompson Scholar in 2011; embarking on a sabbatical studying leadership qualities and factors impacting leadership development in 2015; earning the Temerlin Advertising Institute’s Visiting Research Fellowship in 2015; and being awarded the College of Arts & Sciences’ Scholarship Excellence Award in 2016.

For more information, contact Judy Longshaw, news and media services manager, at longshawj@winthrop.edu.

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