Monmouth University Public Relations Professor Sheila McAllister, Ph.D., APR, of Point Pleasant, was named President of the New Jersey Communication Association – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to sustaining and recognizing excellence in communication research.

Dr. McAllister serves as the director of Monmouth University’s Graduate Program in Corporate and Public Communication and is the faculty advisor to Monmouth’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. Dr. McAllister led the effort for Monmouth University to be one of the thirty-four colleges in the world to earn Certification in Education for Public Relations by the Public Relation Society of America.