Name: Diana Hadley
Title: Executive Director, Indiana High School Press Association/Adjunct Professor
Education: M.A. from Indiana University; B.A. from Purdue University
Years at Franklin College: 12 years
How does the liberal arts and sciences education at Franklin benefit students in the field of journalism?
“A liberal arts education is wonderful for journalism majors because it allows them to explore so many areas that will be important as they enter their careers.”
Is there anything that you think is particularly unique about teaching at Franklin as opposed to other schools?
“Even though I love large universities as well, Franklin’s small community provides a chance to know students throughout their college careers. That aspect is a benefit to the students and professors.”
Where have your students been employed after graduation from Franklin?
“Our journalism students have been hired in a variety of media organizations from local newspapers, television stations and public relations agencies to national ones.”
What advice would you give to incoming freshmen to better prepare for college?
“I would advise incoming freshmen to take advantage of all the opportunities Franklin College provides from a variety of classes and extracurricular activities to foreign study and internships.”
What is something students would be surprised to learn about you?
“I’m a relatively new grandma and consider it one of my favorite roles.”
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