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NMSUís CMI department head among select group picked for Television Academy

Amy Lanasa, head of New Mexico State Universityís Creative Media Institute is among only 25 faculty members selected nationwide to participate in the Television Academy Foundationís 2018 Faculty Seminar Program.

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Amy Lanasa, head of NMSU's Creative Media Institute is among only 25 faculty nationwide selected to attend the prestigious Television Academy Foundation's 2018 Faculty Seminar Program. (Courtesy Photo)

Faculty fellows will learn the latest about television and content development from top entertainment professionals during a weeklong southern California seminar in November.

The seminar will include panel discussions programming and scheduling executives, legal experts and content creators. Private studio tours and trips to top Hollywood production facilities to meet with producers, observe production, and get first-hand updates on the latest in television technologies are also part of the program.

Lanasa has received both the Patricia Christmore and Donald C. Roush Teaching Awards for excellence in teaching at NMSU, and currently serves the College of Arts and Sciences as a member of the Deanís Executive Council.

First launched in 1987, the Foundationís annual seminar offers faculty a comprehensive program designed to enrich learning environments.

For more information on the Foundation, visit TelevisionAcademy.com/Foundation.