In recognition of his enviable track records, commitment and professional excellence, a very distinguished Media Scholar and Communication Strategist, Dr Felix Ale has been appointed into the advisory council of the School of Communication, GD GOENKA UNIVERSITY in India.
In a letter to Dr Ale in Abuja, the institution noted with delight the Professional experience and dedication to the field of Media and Strategic Communication by the Nigerian media practitioner, saying, Ale will be joining other distinguished leaders in the council to advance the Media and Communication education and research for the foreign University.
It added that with the assistance of the advisory council, the School of Communication will be able to fully optimize commitment to students, faculty as well as the research and academic missions of the University.
The new council which will have its first biannual meeting in August is expected to work directly with the institution to provide among other things Strategic leadership in the areas of programme development, assessment, strategy, student and faculty engagements.
The GD Goenka University is one of the top ranking Universities in India and offers a wide range of programmes for Doctorate, degree, diploma and certification.
The University is also best known for offering international students mobility through internships, semester abroad programmes and articulation opportunities with more than Forty Higher Education partners around the world.
The new member of the advisory council, Dr Felix Ale who is a fellow and member of various professional organisations and bodies across the globe has published several research papers and delivered lectures as guest speaker in various national and international fora.
Dr Ale has received several merit awards both locally and internationally in recognition of his professional excellence and achievements in the field of journalism.
He is currently Head, Media and Corporate communications of the National Space Research and Development Agency (Nigeria Space Agency) in Abuja and also the Editor in Chief of Nigeria Space Digest, a special publication of the Space Agency.
Dr Ale is a member of the Editorial Board of Discoveries Magazines, a publication of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Federal Republic of Nigeria as well as member of the Nigerian Journal on Space Research.
He has previously worked as Staff Reporter, Government House Correspondent, News Editor, Press Attache to Military Governors and Chief Press Secretary to a democratically elected government in Ondo State, Nigeria.
Felix Ale, a one-time BROADCAST JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR IN ONDO STATE-NIGERIA during his historic sojourn as ace reporter in Ondo State Radiovision Corporation (OSRC) is today one of the leading Science Journalists in Africa with a novel broad based research works in Space Journalism and New Media at the Ph.D level.