Randy Polk

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Assistant Professor

Professor
  • Office: Communications Bldg, Room #223 
  • Email: rcpolk@uh.edu
  • Phone:  713-743-2868  
  

Education

  • Master of Arts, Television and Film Production, University of Texas, Austin TX
  • Bachelor of Science, Education. Southwest Texas State University, (Texas State University), San Marcos, TX
  • Theatre; Major. Speech; Minor, San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX

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Teaching

  • Introduction to Media Production & Television Production
  • Media Performance
  • Preproduction Management

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Professional Activities

  • 2006-08 “UH Podcasting Pilot Project”. A joint collaboration between the College of Liberal Arts and Social Science's Jack J. Valenti School of Communication, the College of Natural Science and Mathematics, and Technology Support Services to pilot, research, and evaluate the use of podcasting and iPods as an educational tool.
  • 2004 "Computerized Support tool for Caregivers of Individuals with AD". Video production for a grant proposal sponsored by Dr. Jim Query.

 

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Honors

  • Certificate of Recognition, State of Texas House of Representatives, 2008, State Representative Dora Olivo
  • Board Member of the Year, Pasadena Community Access Corporation, Pasadena, CA
  • Most Outstanding Supporting Actor Award, Southwest Texas State University, 1975
  • Best Supporting Actor, San Antonio College
  • Best Oral Interpretation, San Antonio College
  • Best Actor, San Antonio College 

 

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Affiliations and Links

  • “Windows on the World” Steering Committee, Cy-Fair College, Summer, Fall 04
  • Group Repertory Theatre, Member, Los Angeles, CA. 1984 to 2003
  • Pasadena Community Access Corporation, Board of Directors, 1995-2002, President, 1998-1999, Pasadena, CA
  • Radio, Television & Film Broadcast Club, Founding Member, Steering Committee, 1979, University of Texas
  • R.T.F. Workshop, President, 1979. Vice-President, 1975. University of Texas
  • Alpha Psi Omega (Honorary Dramatic Fraternity), Chapter Vice-President, 1974. Southwest Texas State University.
  • Delta Psi Omega (Honorary Dramatic Fraternity, Jr. College), Chapter President, 1973; Pledgemaster, 1972. San Antonio College

 

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