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Keith Forrest Named Atlantic Cape’s Faculty Member Of The Year for Fourth Time

May 9, 2017

The students of Atlantic Cape Community College have named Associate Professor of Communication Keith Forrest Faculty Member of the Year for the fourth time, tied for the most ever. Forrest, of Collingswood, is widely published with his essays and commentaries appearing in numerous publications including The Philadelphia Inquirer. He was also a producer at E! Entertainment in Los Angeles.

Forrest is all but dissertation in his doctoral studies in Political Science and has a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has an M.A. in Communication from Temple University and earned a B.A. in Communication from Rowan University. Forrest joined Atlantic Cape in fall 2004 and founded the Communication degree in 2007 and the college’s annual communication awards show. He grew up in Cape May and is a 1984 graduate of Lower Cape May Regional High School.

Forrest is a frequent speaker at libraries and other venues in the region with recent presentations including “How to Talk So Politicians Will Listen” and “Women’s History Comes Alive.” He has also been widely quoted in media stories about topics including the Emmys, Academy Awards, digital media and the Super Bowl halftime show.

Forrest is also an accomplished runner with more than 50 medals in a variety of events including marathons, half marathons and duathalons.

This is Forrest’s fourth time winning Faculty Member of the Year, as he received the honor in 2009-2010, 2013-2014, and 2015-2016, as well. He was honored at the Student Government Association Banquet, April 30.