Renee Jones-Welch was promoted to assistant director of external education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Previously, she was a senior program coordinator at the university.

LeCounte C. Conaway was named assistant director of athletics for media relations at Delaware State University. He was the assistant director for sports information and marketing at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Ricardo Guthrie is the new director of the Africana studies program at Palomar College in San Marcos, California. Guthrie completed his Ph.D. in communications from the University of California at San Diego this summer. He is teaching five courses this semester.

Marion Gillis-Olion, a professor of education at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, was elected to the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. She is a graduate of Kean College and hold a master’s degree and a doctorate from Ohio State University.