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Chip Rouse , M.A., M.Ed.

Associate Professor
Business Communication | School of Design
Chip Rouse
Office Location
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M.Ed., Loyola College

M.A., University of Maryland

Professional Experience

Faculty member at Villa Julie College/Stevenson University since January, 1984.

Department chair/program coordinator, Business Communication, 2001 - 2016

Member, Faculty in the Halls program, 2013 - present

Event planner/marketing assistant, Padonia Park Club, 2005 - 2015

English faculty, Mercy High School, 1974 - 1983


Research interests include journalistic writing, study away courses, event planning practice and theory, and out-of-class communication among students and faculty, based on work within the Faculty in the Halls program.


Co-author (with Leeanne Bell McManus and Stephanie Verni), Event Planning: Communicating Theory and Practice, 2016, Kendall Hunt Publishers 

Co-author (with Leeanne Bell McManus) of Ch. 3, “Integrated Marketing Communication and Event Planning: An Academic Conference in the Charm City” in Integrated Marketing Communication: Creating Spaces for Engagement, 2016, Lexington Books.


Courses taught at Stevenson University include the following:

Department of Business Communication:

Journalism I, II
Journalism Practicum/Newspaper Staff
Departmental Internship
Public Speaking

English Department:

Introduction to Composition
Composition and Writing from Sources
Honors Effective Writing 
siness Writing
Technical Writing
Creative Writing: Poetry
Early British Literature
Genre: Medieval Drama
Literature of the Renaissance
Chaucer’s Works
Shakespeare’s Comedies
Shakespeare’s Tragedies
Shakespeare’s Histories
Literary Study Tour of England
Sports Literature

Honors Program Interdisciplinary Courses:
Dante: The Divine Comedy
Books and Business
Culture, Commerce and the Classics


  • Awarded the President’s Medal, 2016, for contributions to the Stevenson community

  • Awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award (2000)

  • Awarded a Faculty Development Research and Scholarship Grant (2015)

  • Awarded the Building Community Award (2014)

  • Awarded a lifetime Honorary Membership in the National Society of Leadership and Success (2015)

  • Awarded the Honors Program Teaching Award (2009)

  • Awarded the Scott Linzey Staff Award (2008 and 2017)

  • Awarded the Staff Appreciation Award (2010)

  • Member, Sigma Tau Delta, international English Honor Society

  • Elected to Who’s Who Among Teachers in American Colleges and Universities (2004)


  • National Communication Association

  • Eastern Communication Association

  • College Media Association

  • Associated Collegiate Press


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