Stefanie Powers

Chair, Department of Journalism and Media Production

Curriculum Coordinator, Multimedia Journalism
Associate Professor, Multimedia Journalism

Office location:

Lynn Library

Room 302

Email: spowers@lynn.edu

Phone: +1 561-237-7427

Fax: +1 561-237-7097

Professional profile

Stefanie Powers has had excellent opportunities to work in the field of communication throughout her career. She has worked as a staff writer for key publications in the South County area, including the Boca Raton News and Forum Publishing Group, covering general assignment stories. Furthermore, she produced two weekly columns titled "Educational Achievers" and "Voice of the People." In addition to teaching at Lynn, Powers is the chair of multimedia journalism the faculty advisor for the student newspaper, the iPulse co-chair of internships for the College of Communication and Design and a freshman advisor.

Aside from working at the Boca Raton News and Forum Publishing Group, Powers worked at Pierson Grant Public Relations. At Pierson Grant, she represented a variety of clients, such as Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, Jamba Juice and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Prior to becoming an instructor in the College of Communication and Design, Powers coordinated all academic projects for the Office of Academic Affairs. In this role, she assisted the Vice President of Academic Affairs in support projects for all the academic colleges as well as academic units at Lynn University.

Education

B.A., Florida Atlantic University
M.S., Lynn University

Teaching philosophy

Providing students with an individualized, quality education is not only one of Stefanie Powers' passions, but an essential component for all learners. She believes her dedication to supplying an effective and supportive learning environment through the highest standards of teaching is consistent with Lynn's mission and is evident in all the activities that will occur during classroom discussions. In Powers' class students will feel self-empowered by exchanging stimulating, as well as insightful, dialogues on an assortment of topics and materials.

Teaching specialties

Journalism
Mass media
Popular culture
Online and print journalism
First year experience
Public speaking

Areas of scholarship

  • Journalism
  • Mass media studies

Awards and honors

  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Florida College Press Association
  • National Communication Association

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