Stefanie Powers

B.A., M.S.
Program Chair, Multimedia Journalism
Assistant Professor
Managing Editor, iPulse
Stefanie Powers

Contact

Phone: 561-237-7427
Fax: 561-237-7097

Office Location

Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn Library

Professional Profile

Stefanie Powers has had excellent opportunities to work in the field of communication throughout her career. She has worked as a staff writer for key publications in the South County area, including the Boca Raton News and Forum Publishing Group, covering general assignment stories. Furthermore, she produced two weekly columns titled “Educational Achievers” and “Voice of the People.” In addition to teaching at Lynn, Powers is the chair of multimedia journalism; the faculty advisor for the student newspaper, the iPulse; co-chair of internships for the College of International Communication and a freshman advisor.

Aside from working at the Boca Raton News and Forum Publishing Group, Powers worked at Pierson Grant Public Relations. At Pierson Grant, she represented a variety of clients, such as Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, Jamba Juice and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Prior to becoming an instructor in the College of International Communication, Powers coordinated all academic projects for the Office of Academic Affairs. In this role, she assisted the Vice President of Academic Affairs in support projects for all the academic colleges as well as academic units at Lynn University.

Education

  • B.A., Florida Atlantic University
  • M.S., Lynn University

Teaching Philosophy

Providing students with an individualized, quality education is not only one of my passions, but an essential component for all learners. I believe my dedication to supplying an effective and supportive learning environment through the highest standards of teaching is consistent with Lynn’s mission and is evident in all the activities that will occur during classroom discussions. Students will feel self-empowered by exchanging stimulating, as well as insightful, dialogues on an assortment of topics and materials.

Teaching Specialties

  • Journalism
  • Mass Media
  • Popular culture
  • Online and print journalism
  • First year experience
  • Public speaking

Areas of Scholarship and Professional Practice

  • Journalism
  • Mass media studies

Awards/Honors

  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Florida College Press Association
  • National Communication Association

Curriculum Vitae

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