Dr. Carolyn Calloway-Thomas Honored
Carolyn received the W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service to Indiana University, April 1, 2022
(This award recognizes faculty and librarians who have shown exceptional breadth and depth of commitment in service to the university, to their profession, or to the public)
A BRIEF SUMMARY OF CAROLYN’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY AND HER PROFESSION:
Past President of Bloomington Faculty Council, Past Chair BFC Affirmative Action Committee, Secretary of the UFC, Director of Graduates Studies in two Departments, Director of the Groups Scholars Program, Helped develop a Minority Fellowship program for the Bloomington Campus and helped students grapple with issues of racism years before the Black Lives Matter movement…Her expertise has strengthened an extensive list of communication organizations. She served as President of the World Communication Association (WCA). She has lead an Interracial Communication Program. She has sponsored over 20 international scholars, which has strengthened the presence of Africana studies. Her devotion and leadership as President of the central States Communication Association has garnered her election to its Hall of Fame.
Professor Calloway-Thomas’s love for global understanding and Intercultural Communication is further shown by her extensive foreign travel, 53 countries and counting across Asia, Africa, Western and Eastern Europe. Norway was her most recent destination in 2022.