Franklin Hall

Franklin Hall is home to the School of Emerging Media and Technology and the School of Media and Journalism within the College of Communication and Information. 

The building was completely renovated in 2007 and has continued to evolve over the last 15 years. The space boasts industry-standard media technology in the Student Media Newsroom and Studio, sound labs, focus group room and more. IdeaBase, Kent State's student-powered design agency, is housed on the third floor.


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Picture Yourself in CCI

Students in the College of Communication and Information have access to some of the most innovative classroom spaces on campus in Franklin Hall and Taylor Hall. They also can take advantage of our vibrant living/learning community in Olson Hall. Explore these spaces in 360-degree imaging using the navigation below.

TAYLOR HALL Franklin Hall Olson Hall

Taylor Hall (Majors: Communication Studies, Photography, Visual Communication Design; Spaces: Gallery, Photography Studios, Creative/Printing Lab, Design Studios, May 4 Visitors Center)

Franklin Hall (Majors: Advertising, Digital Media Production, Emerging Media and Technology, Journalism, Public Relations; Spaces: Student Media Newsroom and Studio, IdeaBase, Focus Group Room, Sound Labs)

Olson Hall (Residence Hall for CCI Majors; Spaces: Design Studio, printing resources)