Bassett and Johnson Receive Doctorate

December 9, 2010

Dr. Jon Bassett and Dr. Matt Johnson were honored on November 3, to celebrate their recently-awarded Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Each was presented with his academic regalia–a robe, cap, and hood—in a ceremony after chapel. This regalia is worn by the faculty during each year’s opening ceremony and graduation.Dr. Bassett, who was tenured in 2007 and serves as FC’s Chorus Director, earned his Ph.D. in Music with a concentration in Music Education in May 2010. Dr. Johnson, who teaches in the Communication Department and also coaches the award-winning Forensics team, was granted tenure in 2005 and earned his Ph.D. in Communications in May 2010. Both men graduated from the University of South Florida.