Ryan Wins Board of Governors Award | Webster University

Ryan Wins Board of Governors Award

ST. LOUIS (November 2, 2017) – Webster University Associate Professor Timothy J. Ryan, MFA, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Audio Aesthetics and Technology in the School of Communications received the Board of Governors award from the Audio Engineering Society (AES).

The award is given to AES members for outstanding contributions to the society and its mission. Dr. Ryan accepted the prestigious award at Maximum Audio: AES New York 2017, the organization’s 143rd international convention in October.

Tim Ryan with Alex Case receiving Board of Governors AwardDr. Ryan received the award in recognition of his many years advancing audio education, including oversight of the Central Region Audio Student Summit. The Summit is a student focused conference held annually at Webster University. It's unique in that it's the only audio conference in the world that's entirely student produced. This year’s annual event is scheduled for February 23-25, 2018.

While attending the AES international convention in New York, Dr. Ryan presented on a panel with several of his colleagues. The topic was "The Future of Technical Ear Training."  

Tim Ryan (r) is pictured above with Alex Case (l), current president of the Audio Engineering Society. Case was the keynote speaker at the Central Region Audio Student Summit in March 2017.

About the Audio Engineering Society
The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Founded in the United States in 1948, the AES has grown to become an international organization that unites audio engineers, creative artists, scientists and students worldwide by promoting advances in audio and disseminating new knowledge and research.

 About the School of Communications
The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level as well as six master’s degrees in diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

About Webster University
With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University (www.webster.edu) comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with more than 17,000 students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.