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Congressman Soto honors Polk State’s Gregory Johnson for Caribbean Heritage Month

Congressman Soto honors Polk State’s Gregory Johnson for Caribbean Heritage Month

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Congressman Darren Soto known Gregory Johnson, Program Director and Professor of Virtual Media Generation at Polk State School, on June 27 in honor of Caribbean Heritage Month. Johnson’s biography will probably be learn into the Congressional File at the U.S. Space of Representatives flooring and entered into the U.S. Library of Congress.

Johnson used to be celebrated along 5 different honorees for his or her heritage, accomplishments, and repair to the group. Johnson is a member of the Polk State’s tenured college and holds a Ph.D. in Schooling with a focus in Tutorial Generation from the College of Central Florida.

“We had the chance to acknowledge implausible Central Florida leaders for Caribbean Heritage Month. From training to healthcare, trade to group activism, and extra, those honorees have enriched our group with tradition, knowledge, and tough paintings,” Congressman Soto shared.


Johnson first served as a tutorial technologist designing on-line curriculum for Polk State School and the College of South Florida in 2009 earlier than assuming the position of Division Coordinator for the School’s Virtual Media Program. He collaborated with colleagues, directors, and stakeholders to revamp this system to turn out to be the Virtual Media Generation program to higher meet the wishes of scholars and employers in an international the place virtual media and era are advancing all of a sudden.

Johnson won the Polk State Endowed Educating Chair Award in 2016, the Outstanding New College Award on the Global Convention on School Educating and Studying in 2013, the Dean’s Fellowship as a graduate pupil at UCF in 2007 and 2009, and the Provost Fellowship in 2006. He has additionally printed a large number of papers in peer-reviewed journals and has made shows at meetings {and professional} gatherings the world over.

“Dr. Johnson is an esteemed member of our Polk State School group and a well-deserving honoree of this popularity,” Polk State President Angela Garcia Falconetti mentioned. “We’re extremely pleased with his paintings, his strengthen of scholars, and the information he supplies to our School.”

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