School of Communication welcomes Captain Joel Banjo-Johnson and Ashley Lewis to campus during the week of March 11-15.
During the week of March 11 – 15, the School of Communication welcomes Joel Banjo-Johnson and Ashley Lewis to campus.
Banjo-Johnson is a captain in the United States Air Force and received a Bachelor of Science in Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in German from East Carolina University, a Master of Science in Management from the University of Maryland University City, and a Master of Arts in Strategic Communication from George Mason University. She has served in a variety of public affairs and engagement roles for the United States Air Force since 2009.
Lewis is completing her PhD in Communication and Culture from the Cathy Hughes School of Communication at Howard University. Lewis’ research focuses on marginalized populations, particularly Black youth. Her dissertation focuses on the Grime subculture in South London. She will be on campus as part of ECU’s Emerging Scholars program. Lewis received a Bachelor of Arts in Human Communication Studies from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts in Mass Communication and Media Studies from Howard University.
On Monday, March 11, Banjo-Johnson will visit Dr. Charles Meadows’ PR Theory class and Dr. Cui Meadows’ PR Campaigns classes. On Tuesday, March 12, she will present on Careers with Foreign Languages and Communication from 3-4 p.m. in Mendenhall Great Room 1. All are welcomed to the presentation on March 12 that is sponsored by ECU School of Communication and the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Departments of International Studies and Foreign Languages and Literatures.
On Wednesday, March 13, Lewis will visit Brittany Thompson’s Intercultural class and then be the School of Communication Research Mingle series’ guest speaker.
The School of Communication is proud to welcome these visitors to the campus of ECU.