2013 News Archive

by Monique Zappa
April 24, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University designers.in.service (d.i.s.) students from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design partnered with students from Kent State’s Math/Science Upward Bound program for National TRIO Day.
by University Communications and Marketing
April 24, 2013 - 10:32am
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Boston University Professor Elie Wiesel spoke at the second Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Thursday, April 11, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) on the Kent Campus. Wiesel addressed a sold-out crowd of 5,100 people. Many of the Kent State students in attendance were familiar with Wiesel’s memoir “Night,” in which he details the saga of his family being imprisoned and killed in concentration camps.
by Kirsten Bowers
April 24, 2013 - 2:51am
For the first time, a team of Kent State University students will compete as finalists in the  Public Relations Student Society of America's annual Bateman case study competition.
by Taylor Titus
April 24, 2013 - 2:43am
Sixteen students and three faculty members traveled south of the equator for two weeks in March to tell the story of the people, places and things in Curitiba, Brazil. The students were members of the College of Communication and Information's International Storytelling course.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
April 24, 2013 - 2:31am
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
April 24, 2013 - 2:25am
The College of Communication and Information (CCI) is hosting its first job fair exclusively focused on juniors and seniors seeking internships and entry-level jobs in the communication, design and media industries. CCI’s JobExpo2013 will be held on Friday, April 26 at The Ritz-Carlton in Cleveland.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
April 23, 2013 - 10:55am
Daniel Moore, a junior majoring in newspaper journalism, is one of 24 student journalists from 12 universities around the country conducting a national investigative reporting project on post-9/11 veterans as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 in-depth journalism program. Moore is the first JMC student to be awarded a prestigious News21 Fellowship. News21 is headquartered at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
April 23, 2013 - 10:51am
Alumna Brooke DiDonato (’12) has earned another significant JMC “first”: her award-winning photo illustration, Exorcism, is the cover photo of the 33rd Annual Spring Photographer’s FORUM Best of College and High School Photography (2013).
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
April 22, 2013 - 10:33am
JMC students won five of seven Akron Press Club scholarships this year. Four JMC students have been selected for scholarships in memory of longtime Akron Beacon Journal Editor John S. Knight and public relations professional Ludel Sauvageot; a fifth has been selected for a $3,000 Akron Press Club scholarship. This year’s Knight scholars are Kathryn Coduto, Lydia Coutré and Tyler Pina of Kent State and each receives a $3,000 scholarship.