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Chair, Department of Arts and Communications, Professor of Theatre and Speech
Office: CHP 209
Office Phone: 803-321-5620
Department of Arts & Communications
M.F.A. in Theatre/Directing, Florida State University, 1991
B.A. in Speech/English Education, University of South Florida, 1985
Select Committee work at Newberry College Chair of the Faculty Committee on Tenure and Promotion (2011-present)
Core Curriculum Committee (2012-present)
Commencement Speaker Committee (2014-present)
Director of the First Year Experience Program (2008-2012)
Chair of the Fine Arts & Lectures Committee (1995-2009)
Professor Gagliano is an experienced Theatre director and has also acted in select Newberry College Theatre productions over the years. Additionally, from 2008-2011, he performed on film with SCETV in the “South Carolina Women” series for presentation in public schools. Professor Gagliano also served as a CARE Leader at Lutheridge Summer Camp for three summers. He has received many honors for his work on campus and off such as the SCSTA Communication Arts Award (2005 & 2015), SCTA Teacher of the Year Award (2005), Newberry College Boyd Professorship for Teaching Excellence (2006-07), Newberry College Carter Professorship for Selfless Giving (2009-10), and the National Society of Leadership and Success Excellence in Teaching Award (2014).
He lives in Chapin with his children, Paul and Alyssa.