Dr. Kelly McBride named Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year

Kelly A. McBride

JERSEY SHORE — Dr. Kelly A. McBride, daughter of Kathleen McBride, and the late Donald McBride of Jersey Shore, was recently awarded Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year for 2016-17 from the York College of Pennsylvania Student Senate as part of the annual faculty recognition.

The award is given to a professor who goes above and beyond expectations, made a difference in the lives of others, and went above the call of duty to show they care.

McBride is an Assistant Professor of Communication at York, teaching classes in public relations and research.

She will present a paper on Adult Social Media Communities: The Phenomenon of Blogger/Influencer Snark Sites, which has been accepted for publication and presentation at the International Conference on Communication and Media Studies in Vancouver, B.C. this November.

She is a graduate of Lock Haven University, received her master’s degree at Alvernia University in Reading, and her doctorate from Immaculata University in Malvern. Prior to becoming a professor at York, she taught at La Salle University in Philadelphia, and Virginia Tech.