ESU Student Appointed to National Broadcasting Society Board of Governors

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Colin Passman, an East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania junior from Jamison, Pa., who is majoring in digital media technologies, was appointed to the National Broadcasting Society’s (NBS) Board of Governors on Saturday, May 3.

Colin Passman, an East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania junior from Jamison, Pa., who is majoring in digital media technologies, was appointed to the National Broadcasting Society’s (NBS) Board of Governors on Saturday, May 3. He is one of two new appointments serving a one-year term.

ESU’s NBS chapter was co-founded in 2012, joining five other PASSHE universities. Membership consists of individuals with interests in electronic media, including web/internet technologies and new media, broadcasting, mass communication, radio, television, cable and film.

Passman was one of the founding members of ESU’s NBS chapter, for which he spent time as the fundraising chairman and later, as president-elect. He attended national conventions in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. Recently, he began his second year of service on the NBS National Task Force. Passman is currently the sole DMT department representative on ESU’s College of Education Advisory Committee. In addition, he was one of the 2014 recipients of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) Scholarship.

Throughout his studies, Passman oversaw the production of a promotional video for ESU’s computer science department and the Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Additionally, he served as technical director on the Warrior Sports and Pocono Medical Center auctions that aired on Blue Ridge Cable TV-13.

For more information on ESU’s NBS chapter, contact Beth Sockman, Ph.D., associate professor of media communication and technology at 570-422-3621, or bsockman@esu.edu, or visit http://quantum.esu.edu/clubs/nationalbroadcastingsociety.