Dr. Nnamdi Tobechukwu Ekeanyanwu, the immediate past National Coordinating Secretary of ACCE is now the new National President/Coordinator of ACCE for the next two years. This followed his victory at the polls during the 19th AGM held at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos from October 31 to November 3, 2017.
Dr. Nnamdi Tobechukwu Ekeanyanwu, who was recently announced a Professor of International Communication in the Department of Communication Arts, University of Uyo, Nigeria obtained his First, Second, and Doctorate degrees in Mass Communication, specializing in International Communication. He teaches core communication and organizational communication courses at the Dept of Communication Arts, University of Uyo, at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He was a three-term Head, Dept of Mass Communication, Covenant University and a former Director, International Office and Linkages at Covenant University. Dr. Ekeanyanwu is a SUSI Scholar: a U.S. State Alumni member and winner of the 2011 U.S. sponsored Summer Study of the United States Institutes for Scholars in the area of Journalism and Media Studies. He spent his Fellowship tenure at the Institute for International Journalism, Ohio University, USA. He is also a CIMARC Scholar. By the CIMARC Scholarship, Dr. Ekeanyanwu became a Short-Term Visiting Scholar to the University of Bedfordshire, UK. He is also a Grantee of TETFUND (2017-2018). He has written over 50 peer-reviewed articles published internationally and edited four thematic books. He has spoken at various international conferences in the United States of America, Europe, Africa, and Nigeria.
By his election as the National Coordinator/President, Dr. Ekeanyanwu Nnamdi is now the Editor-in-Chief and Chairman, Editorial Board of The Nigerian Journal of Communication (TNJC), a flagship publication of the ACCE Nigeria Chapter.
The new National Coordinator is a member of many professional bodies including the International Communication Association (ICA), Association of Educators of Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), and Member, Global Partners in Education, East Carolina University, USA, among many others. He is married and blessed with three wonderful children.