Two teams of Kent State University public relations students are competing in this year’s 2013 Bateman Case Study Competition where they have been presented with the challenge to develop a campaign to increase awareness and inform key audiences about the effects of bullying.
“This class is different from PR Campaigns, the senior capstone class, because the students have to implement and evaluate their plan,” said Tim Roberts, School of Journalism and Mass Communication lecturer and Bateman class advisor.
Carol Sheriff has won the John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article published in Civil War History during 2012. Her study, “Virginia’s Embattled Textbooks: Lessons (Learned and Not) from the Centennial Era,” Civil War History (March 2012), was selected by the journal’s editorial advisory board. The prize earns the recipient a $1,000 award.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry welcomes our new Undergraduate Senior Secretary, Ms. Catherine Taylor. Catherine graduated from Kent State with a B.A. in Communication Studies with an Applied Communication concentration. Catherine's previous office and student service experience, in combination with her attention to detail, will be assets to the Undergraduate Office.
Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Pinterest and Instagram are apps people access everyday on their smart phones or tablets without thinking about how it can benefit them and their careers. Social media has grown and will continue to grow, changing the way that people communicate day-to-day.
Social Media Strategies, an online course that allows students to engage in many hands-on and useful learning activities, was introduced to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in spring 2012.
Scholarships available to 10 science and math undergraduates pursuing a Master’s in teaching degree
The Kent State University Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program will award 10 scholarships in the amount of $15,000 each to science and math undergraduate students wanting to pursue a one-year master’s degree in teaching (MAT) to become a certified teacher. This program is designed to increase the number of highly qualified middle and high school teachers (grades 7-12) in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, mathematics and physics.
The first College of Communication and Information (CCI) Research Colloquium will take place on March 8. Faculty and graduate students from the Schools of Communication Studies (COMM), Library and Information Science (SLIS) and Visual Communication Design (VCD) will present their ongoing research from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Rm. 146 Taylor Hall. A brief reception will follow in Rm. 144. All CCI faculty and graduate students are invited to attend.
Early-stage energy companies receive boost from partnership
Kent State University and the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center (www.tbeic.org), a federally funded center aimed at the development and commercialization of early-stage clean technologies, have announced a Master Research Agreement for energy-related research. The agreement encourages TBEIC-supported companies and Kent State to conduct collaborative research and to commercialize new intellectual property derived from that work.
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