Valeta Wensloff

Valeta Wensloff

Undergraduate Director, Senior Academic Specialist & Internship Coordinator

Department
  • Media & Information
wensloff@msu.edu
(517) 432-5669

Bio

As MediaInfo Undergraduate Director

Valeta evangelizes for the department by designing public-facing graphical assets such as brochures, posters and websites for department programs, grants, publications, events and community outreach. These include the Meaningful Play conference, Information Technology minor, and other events/minors. In addition, she is the Internship Coordinator and facilitates for-credit internships.

She received her M.A. from the Department of Media and Information (formerly Telecommunication, Information Studies & Media) at MSU, with an emphasis on Digital Media Art & Technology, and received her B.S. from Ferris State University in Television Production. She currently teaches CAS 204: Web Design and previously taught CAS 207: Media Animation, as well as undergraduate and graduate-level Independent Studies (MI490 and MI890, respectively).

As Producer for the Strategic Communication MA Program

She oversees production of courses for the College-wide fully-online Master of Arts program (Strategic Communication – stratcom.msu.edu) and teaches faculty how to transition to online teaching (best practices, accessibility, et.c). She also co-teaches CAS 831: Digital Content Creation, Curation and Promotion with Dr. Constantinos Coursaris.

Extra

Valeta is the Faulty Advisor for Students Interested in Costuming and Cosplay, and provides voice-overs for accommodated versions of state tests and other productions.

Roles

Undergraduate Director, Media and Information
Information Technology Minor committee
Media and Information Scholarship committee
Judge in the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF)

Awards, Honors and Recognitions
  • 2019: Bronze ADDY for Meaningful Play Conference Grimoire cover: Valeta Wensloff (Designer/Illustrator), Ricardo Guimaraes (Illustrator)
  • 2019: Bronze ADDY for Meaningful Play Conference Materials in the Integrated Branded Content, Local or Regional/National category: Valeta Wensloff (Designer/Illustrator), Ricardo Guimaraes (Illustrator)
  • 2017: Silver ADDY for Invisible Wounds in the Integrated Advertising Campaigns, Consumer Campaign, Local category: Amol Pavangadkar (Producer/Director), Archit Batra (Associate Producer), Ian Courtney (Associate Producer), Valeta Wensloff (Designer)
  • 2017: Bronze ADDY for Meaningful Play Conference Materials in the Integrated Branded Content, Local or Regional/National category: Valeta Wensloff (Designer), Andrew Dennis (Illustrator), Ricardo Guimaraes (Illustrator)
  • 2017: Bronze ADDY for Beyond Bollywood Poster in the Illustration, Single category: Ricardo Guimaraes (Illustrator), Amol Pavangadkar (Producer), Valeta Wensloff (Producer)
  • 2016 Bronze Addy for Beyond Bollywood Study Abroad materials (with Amol Pavangadkar)
  • 2015 Bronze Addy for Meaningful Play Conference Materials (with Andrew Dennis)
  • Walter and Pauline Adams Academy for Instructional Excellence and Innovation Fellow
  • 2014 Silver Addy for MSU Media Summer Camps materials
  • 2013 Silver Addy for Meaningful Play Conference Materials
  • 2012 Silver Addy for Media Sandbox Website (with Henry Brimmer)


 

Contact Information

404 Wilson Rd. Room 411
Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Michigan State University