Dr. Rey Rosales is currently the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications (FFAC) at MacEwan University in Edmonton, AB, Canada. He is also a faculty member of the journalism program.
Rey recently completed a highly selective global entrepreneurship program (8% acceptance rate- Certificate in Teaching New Ventures Leadership) at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT Sloan School of Management). He also completed a highly selective management development program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and an innovation in higher education program through Educause (Breakthrough
Models Academy) sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Awards and Fellowships
Rey is an award-winning educator and media advisor, and has received numerous journalism fellowships throughout his career. In 2008, he was one of 20 communications faculty fellows in the United States who were chosen to participate in the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) week-long seminar. Rey has also held fellowships with the American Press Institute (API), American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) and National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) among others.
In 2007 Rey was named by the Associated College Press as the Online Pacemaker Award winner, the highest national award given to a college publication. In 2005 Rey won the Honor Roll Newspaper Adviser of the Year Award given by the College Media Advisers (CMA) of the U.S.
Rey holds a PhD in Journalism from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (Disseration Research Award) and a masters in Radio-TV from Arkansas State University (Fulbright Scholar). Rey's research interests include innovation-driven entrepreneurship, digital media tech, online communication, online learning and international communication.