Alexia Vanides Online Teaching Award
Our people make our programs. While the online marketing communications master's
degrees are completely online, the connections you'll make with fellow
students and faculty will have a meaningful impact on both your education
and your future.
To that end, the College of Media developed an online teaching award to
allow students to nominate instructors who have positively impacted their
online educational experience. Recipients are highly effective and inspiring
educators and mentors in the marketing communications master's degree
The first online teaching award recognized Alexia Vanides in 2009. Alexia
was an inspiration to many IMC students and instructors. She was committed
to excellence in her classrooms and passionate about supporting her students
and colleagues. When Alexia passed away in 2011, the award was renamed
to honor her legacy.
The Alexia Vanides Online Teaching Award is based solely on student nominations
in each of the marketing communications master's degree programs. Recipients
are recognized during the annual
Due to COVID-19, these awards are currently being announced virtually.