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Dr. Cynthia Meyers Awarded the Alvin A. Achenbaum Travel Grant to Visit Duke University
3/24/2014 - Riverdale, N.Y. – College of Mount Saint Vincent Associate Professor of Communication was awarded the Alvin A. Achenbaum Travel Grant to visit Duke University's Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History. One of nine researchers selected to use the Hartman Center collections, Dr. Meyers will examine the archives of ad agencies J. Walter Thompson and Benton & Bowles, as well as other historic papers.

Dr. Meyers has also been selected to serve on the Advertising Education Foundation's Selection Committee for the Visiting Professor Program 2014. She recently presented her research “The Problems of Branded Entertainment: BBDO, Sponsors, and Blacklists on Radio and Early Television” at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, in Seattle, WA.

“A Word From Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio”, Dr. Meyers’ book, has been featured by renowned journalists Jack Shafer, and Andrew Sullivan.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity, the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers nationally recognized liberal arts education and a select array of professional fields of  study on a landmark campus overlooking the Hudson River. Committed to the education of the whole person, and enriched by the unparalleled cultural, educational and career opportunities of New York City, the College equips students with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary for lives of achievement, professional accomplishment and leadership in the 21st century.

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