Department of Mass Communication

Anthony R. Curtis, Ph.D., Professor, Mass Communication Department, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
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Anthony R. Curtis, Ph.D.
Department of Mass Communication
University of North Carolina at Pembroke

247 Old Main
P.O. Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510

voice: (910) 521-6616
fax: (910) 522-5795

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Investigative Journalism articles
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Professional Profiles print magazine
Brave News World online magazine
Brave Voices editorials
Digital Storytelling videos
Student Blogs reflections

Student Experiences
The Pine Needle print newspaper
Professional Profiles print magazine
Brave News World online magazine
WNCP television station
WNCP The Hawk streaming radio
PRSSA public relations

Class Meeting Times
MWF and TR class meeting schedules

Course Schedules
Fall 2002 - Spring 2013

Mass Communication Department
Program Degrees
Faculty Facilities
Mass Communication Department video

Courses in Tracks
Public Relations

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
UNCP A-Z University Calendar
University Newswire UNCP Faculty Spotlight

Emergency Information
UNCP Emergency Information Website
    University Police and Public Safety
    UNCP home page
    UNCP Campus Map PDF
    Emergency Notification Hotline Pembroke
    Weather Underground Pembroke

Faculty Awards
UNCP Outstanding Teaching Award April 2012
What makes a good teacher?

UNCP Commencement Remarks
May 2009
       Dr. Curtis' Speech (59mb, 5:37)
       Smaller file (12mb, 5:37)   YouTube
December 2008
       Dr. Curtis'. Speech (14mb, 2:29)
       Direct to video (14mb, 2:29)   YouTube

Radio Broadcasts
Global Journalist Radio podcast
       Dr. Curtis discusses space exploration

UNCP Brave Bulletin News Items
UNCP holds a record-setting commencement
Dr. Curtis' virtual teaching named a 'best practice'
Dr. Anthony Curtis organized craft fair in cyberspace
UNCP represented at consortium on distance educ in journ
NASA selected UNCP virtual campus for Future Forum
University spotlights undergraduate research
University medallion awarded to full professors
UNCP team to present on 'Second Life' at TLT Conference
UNCP booth wins 'best in show' at virtual college fair
Dr. Curtis details the impact of Sputnik for magazine
27th edition of Professional Profiles published
Dr. Curtis' work recognized by Apple
Dr. Curtis to contribute to technology encyclopedia
UNCP represented at consortium on distance educ in journ
Dr. Curtis a judge in 2006 Apple Scholars program
Dr. Curtis president of Friends of the Library for second year
Dr. Curtis' Web site selected as an NSF resource
Dr. Curtis discusses Chinese space on Hong Kong station
Dr. Curtis contributed chapter to research textbook
Dr. Curtis interviewed for story on Chinese space program
24th edition of Professional Profiles published
UNCP's first online magazine unveiled
Dr. Curtis attends distance education in journalism consortium
Friends of the Library elect officers
Dr. Curtis' Robeson County Museum Carolina Sheds photos
Eighth graders photographing dust storms on Mars
    Eighth graders team report published by NASA/ASU
Dr. Curtis interviewed for story on Chinese space program
Dr. Curtis working on public service outreach project
Dr. Curtis honored by American Library Association
CNN International Interviews Dr. Curtis
Dr. Curtis' Reuters interview on Chinese manned space flight
Dr. Curtis recounts early history of the VHF/UHF Century Club

UNCP Newswire items
UNCP's student newspaper rated one of best in U.S.
UNCP journalism class gains experience in virtual world
27th edition of Professional Profiles published
Feature Writing students publish 2007 Professional Profiles
UNCP student newspaper begins Podcasting [Pine Needle]
No summer break for UNCP's student newspaper [Pine Needle]
An updated Professional Profiles published twice last year
Feature Writing students publish 2006 Professional Profiles
Students create UNCP's first online magazine [Brave News World]
Feature Writing students publish 2005 Professional Profiles
Ammons edits UNCP resurgent student newspaper [Pine Needle]
UNCP student newspaper cartoonist wins award [Pine Needle]
Dr. Curtis honored by American Library Association [details]
UNCP's student newspaper Pine Needle online [Pine Needle]
Public Relations Student Society of America chapter [PRSSA]
Anthony Curtis to Lead Mass Communications Department
Research Resources
Resources for Courses (main index page)
Research Resources with News and Current Events
Mary Livermore Library

Committee Memberships
Faculty Senate (senator 2006-2012, 2013-2016, chair 2008-2010)
Executive Committee (chair 2008-2010, member 2007-2010, 2013-2014)
Faculty & Institutional Affairs Committee (chair 2007-2008, 2013-2014)
Academic Affairs Committee (member 2007-2008, 2010-2011)
Curriculum Subcommittee (chair 2007-2008, member 2002-2008)
Faculty Hearing Committee (member 2013-present)
Faculty Governance Committee (member 2012-2013)
Faculty Handbook Revision Committee (member 2011-2012)
Summer School Task Force (2013-present)
UNCP Quality Enhancement Plan Committee (QEP) (member 2006-present)
Pembroke Undergraduate Research & Creativity Council (PURC)
(member 2004-present)
Friends of the Library Board (FOL)
(president 2005-2007, 2013-2014, president-elect 2012-2013, member 2003-2008, 2010-2014)
Strategic Planning and Resources Council (SPARC) (2005-2007, 2008-present)
Chancellor's Budgetary Advisory Council (member 2010-2012, 2013-2014)
Tuition Subcommittee (member 2011-2012)
Salary Subcommittee (member 2012)
Faculty-Staff Campaign Committee (2011-2012, 2012-2013)
UNCP in Second Life Campus (director 2007-present)
UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference
(TLT conference director 2009-present, program committee 2008-present)
Campus Master Plan Group (member 2011)
West Hall Space Reallocation Committee (member 2010-2011)
Student Computing Requirement Committee (member 2010-present)
College of Arts & Sciences Technology Committee (member 2008-present)
UNCP Intellectual Property Committee (member 2008-present)
North Carolina Consortium on Distance Education
in Journalism and Mass Communication (member 2004-present)
Writing Across the Curriculum Teaching Circle
(chair 2003-2005, member 2003-present)
University Threat Assessment Committee (member 2008-2010)
Provost Search Committee (member 2010-2011)
UNC Tomorrow UNCP Steering Committee (member 2008-2010)

New Media, Virtual Worlds and Social Networks
New Media of Mass Communication New Media Buzzwords
Machinima Introduction New Media Video Sampler
News of New Media Digital Storytelling
3D Virtual-Reality Worlds Virtual Worlds Study Center
Second Life and Virtual Worlds:
What Is Second Life? Getting Started in Second Life
UNCP in Second Life UNCP in SL Newsletter
Second Life Photo Album Second Life Photostream
Some notes from Second Life Great Places in Second Life
How To Build in Second Life World Cultures and Languages in SL
News Media in Second Life Second Life on YouTube
Linden Lab's Second Life home Second Edition Blog
Education on the SL Grid Business on the SL Grid
Some Useful SL Websites The Space Place: STO in SL
Second Life ratings: General vs. Moderate vs. Adult
Scholarly References About Second Life and New Media
Twitter, Facebook, Social Media:
Twitter in Journalism Facebook in Journalism
The Pine Needle Twitter The Pine Needle Facebook
Also: Flickr, YouTube, MySpace, Digg,

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Space Today Online
Covering Space from Earth to the Edge of the Universe
STO »    New Space News »

Mise en Scène
Photojournals of Carolina Sheds, Larry, et al.

Mass Media on Stamps
Media History in a Topical Collection

Amateur Radio Today
Satellites, Emergency Preparedness, K3RXK

Pine Needle editors
Ashley Cole is Pine Needle editor for 2013-2014
Kelly Mayo is Pine Needle editor for Spring 2013
Allyson Betot was Pine Needle editor for Fall 2012
Nick Phillips was Pine Needle editor for 2011-2012
Kayloni Wyatt was Pine Needle editor for 2010-2011
Wade Allen was Pine Needle editor for 2009-2010
Christian Felkl was Pine Needle editor for 2008-2009
Robert Deckert was Pine Needle editor for Spring 2008
Amanda Hickey was Pine Needle editor for Fall 2007
Carol Franch was Pine Needle editor for 2006-2007
Scott Ammons was Pine Needle editor for 2005-2006
Kelly Grifffith was Pine Needle editor for Spring 2005
Chris Nicolini was Pine Needle editor for Fall 2004
Nathan Walls was Pine Needle editor for 2002-2004

Pine Needle stories
Pine Needle wins first place with special merit from ASPA Pine Needle
UNCP student newspaper again rated best in the U.S. Pine Needle
The Pine Needle Best of Show Online News Site Pine Needle
The Pine Needle best student newspaper in the U.S. Pine Needle
            UNCP campus newspaper honored Fayetteville Observer
            UNCP's student newspaper is best in U.S. The Robesonian
            Student paper rated best in US The Exchange Laurinburg
BraveView: Virtual life can be better than reality for some
UNCP students work at virtual campus
UNCP journalism students research Second Life
Research, creative projects displayed at PURC forum
PURC students to present research projects
Mass Communications professor interviewed on CNN

Professor's Background
Meet the Professor
    Admissions Spotlight
New media Consortium NMC EDUCAUSE EDUCAUSE
It's not just a job – it's Journalism.
Motto: S'asseoir aussi loin que possible du sac gonflable.
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