MaryAnn Pearson, Ed.D., APR

Professor of Communication

Office Phone: (951) 552-8186
Office Location: James Building 38
Office Hours: By Appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Educational Leadership La Sierra University 2010
M.S. Education California Baptist University 2003
B.A. Liberal Studies - English California Baptist University 1999
  • Additional Education

    Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
    Administrative Services Credential
    Communications Course work in Journalism, Oral Communications
    Reading Specialist Certificate
    College Media Advisers Certification
    APR Accreditation through PRSA

  • Courses Taught

    Communications, Public Relations, Journalism and Education courses.
    Oral Com.; Intro. to Journalism; Editing Courses; Yearbook, Newspaper and Magazine Production; Public Relations; Ethics in PR and Journalism; Org. Com, Interpersonal Com., Public Relations Campaigns/Strategies, Applied Journalism Production, Ethics in Journalism and PR and many other courses.

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Social Media Direction
    Communication with Millineals
    Educational Research
    Journalism/Writing Instruction

  • Teaching Experience

    Numerous public relations and journalism training sessions and workshops
    Fontana Christian School
    Colton Joint Unified School District (Cooley Ranch ElementarySchool)
    Tutoring at Innovative Intellects
    Teaches Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, English courses online, hybrid and on-ground
    Associated Collegiate Press
    College Media Advisers

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Numerous presentations and articles on building a successful program, mentoring and effective journalism educational experiences.
    Walsworth Yearbook Camp
    College Media Advisers Conference
    Associated Collegiate Press Conferences
    Presentations on Branding projects, Teaching Milineals and Blogging at California Baptist University Faculty Retreat
    Published doctoral dissertation on Effective journalism education experiences.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Sandals Church Riverside
    Centerpoint Church Colton

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Hispanic Family Literacy Program
    Creative Writing Courses
    Tutoring-Community Based Tutoring Firm
    Volunteer- Give Big Riverside
    Director PRSSA for PRSA Inland Empire Chapter 13-14
    President Elect-PRSA Inland Empire 14-15

  • Personal Philosophy

    Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

    - James 1:12, NASB