News & Events
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:25pm
Kent State students are envisioning a new way for local newsrooms to connect with their audiences: through a two-way text-messaging communication channel. The idea is part of the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s 2020-21 Student Innovation competition.
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 12:06pm
Kent State public relations students are participating in a campaign and competition to educate their peers about civility this spring. Their campaign, “To Unity and Beyond,” is part of the Public Relations Student Society of America’s Bateman Case Study Competition. College stu...
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 3:59pm
The Hearst Journalism Awards — widely known as the Pulitzer Prizes of Collegiate Journalism — recently recognized Kent State senior Gianna DaPra in the nation’s top 10 for television features. DaPra, a journalism major in the School of Media and Journalism, earned 10th place reco...
Monday, January 11, 2021 - 11:20am
This reflection is by Stephanie Danes Smith, an Associate Professor in the College of Communication and Information. Before she began sharing her passion and vast knowledge of communication with Kent State students, she spent 27 years working for the U.S. Federal government, 25 o...
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 5:23pm
Kent State’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA Kent) Chapter, along with two School of Media and Journalism (MDJ) alumnae, earned national recognition at the 2020 PRSSA Annual International Conference. Public relations alumna Jill Golden, won the highest individu...
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 11:42am
The School of Media and Journalism at Kent State University is saddened at the unexpected death of our alumnus, adjunct instructor and friend Bobby Makar.
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Kent State students and faculty joined together on October 23 to discuss elections, politics, political and social polarization and civil discourse at the interactive teach-in, Don’t Hate - Debate.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 4:02pm
This fall, Kent State students took part in a nationwide effort to increase voting participation through design.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 1:19pm
Kent State alumna Brenna Parker grew up in a household that talked about important issues of the day, so it’s no surprise that her young career has been rooted in politics and civic engagement. As the nation votes leading up to the historic 2020 election on Nov. 3, Parker has tak...
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 10:45am
From Kent State to the White House, Sarah Matthews has been in the middle of the country's political scene since earning her degree in Public Relations in 2017. What she's learned along the way can help today's students better prepare for the careers that await.