| WMU News
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—A Western Michigan University professor emerita of business information systems was recently named a fellow of the Association for Business Communication.
Dr. Nancy Schullery received the honor at the 78th annual international conference of the association, held in New Orleans. The award recognizes extraordinary excellence in the discipline of business communication and its related areas of study. It is the most-respected honor the association awards.
A fellow of the association is deemed by the board of directors to have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the association and contributed significantly to teaching and research. Schullery, who retired from WMU in 2013 after 16 years of service to the University, is the immediate past president of the association and has presented regularly at ABC international and regional conferences for the last 15 years. Schullery created the Student Writing Competition for business students, which recognizes developing writers and critical thinkers. She has published in both of the association's journals as well as conducted a research workshop on ethnography. She serves on the editorial board of Business Communication Quarterly.
About the Association for Business Communication
The Association for Business Communication is an international, interdisciplinary organization committed to advancing business communication research, education and practice. Through its work, the association promotes excellence in teaching, advances knowledge within the discipline, prepares students for professional careers and improves the overall quality of workplace communication.