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NEWS BRIEFS Junior Awarded Prestigious Scholarship solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. Each year, Campus Compact collaborates with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute to provide scholarships to Newman Civic Fellows for the institute’s LATP program, aimed at developing the next generation of citizen leaders. “I feel incredibly honored to be rewarded this scholarship and opportunity,” said Ott, a native of Bordentown, NJ. “I am looking forward to meeting other peer leaders from around the country and learning from elected officials in Washington, D.C. Everyone is going to be coming from very different backgrounds, so I am interested in listening to everyone’s story.” Ott is extensively involved on campus, holding many leadership positions. As Director of Philanthropy for the University’s Student Government Association, Ott works tirelessly to combat the issues of hunger, illness, and pollution in the Baltimore area. Ott is a member of Relay for Life and the University’s Mission: I’m Home organization that works to rebuild and repair homes damaged or destroyed by natural Campus Compact announced that Stevenson junior Cory Ott disasters. is one of two students nationwide to earn a full scholarship Ott will spend the Fall 2017 semester in the nation’s capital. to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute’s During his time in Washington, D.C., Ott will hear from Leadership and the American Presidency (LATP) program for real leaders in the fields of business, government, and the Fall 2017. nonprofit sectors. He will learn lessons on leadership, while Ott was recently named a Campus Compact 2017 Newman Civic Fellow for his demonstrated commitment in finding simultaneously applying all of these skills in the real world and in authentic course assignments. Business Communication Professor Presents at UNC Leeanne Bell McManus Ph.D., Professor of Business Communication, presented her re- search at the biannual Integrated Marketing Communication conference held June 1-3 at the University of North Carolina UNC), Wilmington. The theme of the conference is “Integrated Marketing Communication and Popular Culture,” which explored how Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) provides frameworks and opportunities for engaging popular culture. Bell McManus presented “The Influence of Pop Culture on Event Planning: An IMC Ap- proach” as part of a panel concerned with the philosophy and rhetoric of IMC and popular culture. STEVENSON.EDU | 11