Al Greule, Ph.D.
Office: Boynton 301H
An associate professor of communication, Dr. Al Greule has taught at SFA since 1989. He earned a bachelor's degree in broadcasting from the State University of New York at Oswego and a master's from Ohio University with an emphasis in broadcast management. His doctorate is from Texas A&M.
His teaching areas include courses in broadcast programming, sales, management and video production. Greule is the 2005 College of Applied Arts and Sciences Teaching Excellence Award recipient. "Dr. Greule's current students steadily record excellent showings in productions, and his former students are a lineup of successful media professionals," said Dr. Robert Ramsey, recently retired chair of the SFA Department of Communication. "Many graduates credit Dr. Greule with making a significant contribution to their careers."
In January 2000, Greule was one of 25 radio/television faculty members selected worldwide as a fellow of the National Association of Television Program Executives. He has also received similar recognitions from the International Radio Television Society and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Greule served as vice president of alumni and professional services for the National Broadcasting Society from 2001 through 2004 and served on the board of directors for the Texas Broadcast Education Foundation from 2001 to 2002. He served as president of the Texas Association of Broadcast Educators from 1998 to 2000.
In addition to teaching, Greule worked in radio programming and management for 8 years and has done freelance video production including work for FOX Sports and ESPN. Prior to coming to SFA, he taught at Murray State University in Kentucky where he directed live sports and his students won numerous production awards. He co-authored the self-study that earned that institution accreditation by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.