Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host its second Kent Multimedia Workshop – a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop – June 6-8 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus.
Media professionals, faculty members, students and others interested in polishing their multimedia skills will work closely with five photography and multimedia educators to learn the skills they need to tell narrative stories using multimedia techniques.
JMC is completing its most successful year ever in national journalism and communication competitions, and students who earned national recognition were honored at an award ceremony on Tuesday evening, as part of Student Success Week.
The Kent State University Robert Noyce Summer Internship Program is available to freshman and sophomore math or science majors. Noyce interns will be paid $450 per week for four weeks in June-July 2013 depending on students’ schedule and site.
Kent State University Libraries will host its Stress-Free Zone event in the library’s lobby on Monday and Tuesday, May 6-7, from 3-5 p.m. The Stress-Free Zone offers members of the university community the opportunity to unwind and ease the stress of finals week.
“It’s a nice distraction from finals,” said Karen Hillman, director of marketing at Kent State University Libraries. “It’s been very successful in the past, and we expect nearly 400 students to attend this semester.”
Fantastic breaking news: A team of our PR students has placed second in the Public Relations Student Society of America's national and highly competitive Bateman Award case study competition on anti-bullying. Eighty university teams entered the competition; 68 submitted casebooks in March; and our team advanced over 65 of these schools to the final round, eventually winning second place. Amazing work!
Kent State University at Ashtabula nursing students will be traveling to the Dominican Republic in May for an experiential learning opportunity that is the culmination of the "Professional Nursing with a Global Perspective" course being taught this spring. Course professors, Tamra Courey, MSN, and Julie Senita, MSN, will be travelling with eight students and Dr. Lori Herpen and Dr. John DeCato, two local podiatrists. The group will spend a week serving the medical needs of the Barahona community in the Dominican Republic.
Two Kent State anthropology graduate students Matt Buttacavoli and Ghassan Rafeedie won the first-ever “Anthropology Bowl” at the Central States Anthropological Society conference in St. Louis, Mo. in April. The competition, which divided students into six teams, was part of the three-day conference.
Adina Feigenbaum, MFA candidate in the School of Visual Communication Design received an Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the 28th Annual Graduate Research Symposium for her presentation, “Social Media as a Means of Promoting Peer-Based Learning in Design Education,” which is part of Feigenbaum’s thesis work.
Film director and producer Oliver Stone will join Kent State University to mark its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with the dedication of the May 4 Visitors Center. The center, which tells the May 4 story set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s, will be dedicated Saturday, May 4, with other traditional commemorative events beginning Friday, May 3.
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