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Shaler Resident Wins Teaching Award

Dr. Kathleen Glenister Roberts of Duquesne University’s communication and rhetorical studies department was recently honored with the Harvey Kelly Excellence in Teaching Award. Bestowed by the Pennsylvania Communications Association, the award is given annually to one communications professor in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The award is a mark of high achievement for professors in communications instruction.

Roberts first began teaching at Duquesne University in 2001. In addition to teaching, she serves as the director for both the department’s undergraduate program and for the Communication Ethics Center.

Prior to her work at Duquesne, Roberts taught at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis and at Notre Dame.

Roberts resides in Shaler, Pa. with her husband Cannon and her son Cooper.

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