A Buena Vista University Professor will receive a First Amendment Award.
Professor digital media Doctor Andrea Frantz will receive the Louis E. Inglehart First Amendment Award on behalf of College Media Association at the 2016 Fall National College Media Convention in Atlanta on October 27th.
The CMA is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to serving collegiate media advisers by recognizing the achievements of individuals through various award programs honoring service and outstanding achievements. Recipients of the Inglehart award are professional journalists, institutions or advisors who have made an extraordinary, long-term contribution in support of the First Amendment.
Frantz says she believes there has never been a time more vital for First Amendment education in our nation than now, and it’s her mission to inspire students to champion that awareness. Frantz will be the 17th recipient of the award since its establishment in 1980.