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Meet Dr. Angela Anima-Korang

“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.” Psalm 119: 105

Dr. Angela Anima-Korang has over a decade experience in higher education and student academic success. She has mentored several students in those years and is the co-founder of MARP-U, an organization dedicated to student excellence. She is currently serving as Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication in the Department of Communication, School of Communication and Performing Arts. Prior to joining the ETBU community, she served as Sustainability Specialist Research Assistant with the Sustainability Office of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, while earning her Masters in Public Health degree. Dr. Anima-Korang also holds a Master of Science in Mass Communication and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mass Communication & Media Arts, from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Southern Illinois University Carbondale, respectively. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Catholic University College of Ghana. Dr. Anima-Korang’s research focuses on using communication strategies to improve health outcomes for underserved populations. She has published works in scholarly peer-reviewed journals. Her most recent work, in review in the Journal of Psychology & Behavioral Science, focuses on social media use as self-therapy or alternative mental health help-seeking behavior among college students. Dr. Angela Anima-Korang’s Christian faith and values have informed all aspects of her career and especially in her interactions to the students whom she serves. 

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