Freshman Welcome and Photography Exhibit

Photojournalism Recognition Exhibit

JMC’s photojournalism program welcomed students, faculty and staff to its annual Freshman Welcome and Photography Exhibit on Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014.

The exhibit, located in the third floor Franklin Exhibit Space, honors photojournalism students for their achievements from 2013 and 2014.

This year, photojournalism students were recognized in several collegiate and professional regional, national and international competitions.

School of Communication Studies Announces New Study Abroad Opportunity

Kent, OH – September 4, 2014 – The School of Communication Studies announces a new study abroad program for graduate students. The Global Scholar Exchange program is a study abroad initiative that fosters an international partnership between the School of Communication Studies and the prestigious Catholic University of Portugal in Lisbon, starting this fall.

Kent State Journalism School Kicks Off Big Data & Privacy Week On Sept. 15

Data breaches that compromise accounts and invade privacy occur almost daily.  Universities are in a unique position to educate their students, faculty and staff about the importance of securing their own data and online identities.  The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University will host Big Data & Privacy (BDP) Week Sept. 15-18, 2014, to raise campus awareness of and engagement with concepts of big data, privacy and what those concepts mean individually and globally. This is the first commemorative week of its kind at Kent State.

JMC Announces Search for Director of Student Media

Director of Student Media
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

The Kent State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication invites applications for our director of student media.  We seek an outstanding and visionary leader who is able to set a strategic direction for and manage our award-winning multi-unit student media operation.

Terrorism and the Media: A JMC Conversation

JMC professors Wendy Wardell, Stephanie Smith, Jan Leach and Joe Murray will offer their perspectives and examine the moral, ethical and business implications on advertising, public relations, digital media and journalism, as well as what it means for students entering the workforce.

JMC Director Thor Wasbotten will moderate the discussion and encourages students to attend and contribute their ideas and opinions.