Susan Schanne, Eastern Michigan University College of Business Writing Center consultant and lecturer, receives The Association for Business Communication’s 2020 Rising Star Award

Susan Schanne
Susan Schanne

YPSILANTI – Susan Schanne, Eastern Michigan University College of Business Writing Center consultant and lecturer of management, has been named The Association for Business Communication’s (ABC) 2020 Rising Star.

ABC’s Rising Star Award recognizes the meaningful contributions to the mission and membership of the Association and to the business communication field at large through excellent teaching, research, and/or practical applications. The international award recognizes only one recipient each year.

“In particular, ABC is grateful to Ms. Schanne for her outstanding service, including inspiring work as a conference chair,” the association said in a news release.

Schanne received her master’s of science in administration from Central Michigan University and has been a part time lecturer at Eastern Michigan University since 1996. She is an EMU alumna, having completed her bachelor’s degree in management. In 2014, she started working in the writing center as a consultant to help improve students’ writing.

Since its founding in 1935, ABC has grown into a premier international business communication organization. ABC has five regional divisions in the U.S. and four international divisions.

With Sage Publications, ABC publishes two top journals: The International Journal of Business Communication and The Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. Each journal reaches audiences of over 9,000 international business communion educators, researchers, and practitioners. ABC is the recognized world leader in business communication.

To see Susan Schanne’s full bio, visit her faculty page. To learn more about the ABC Rising Star Award, visit the award page.

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 16,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.

January 13, 2021

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