News & Events

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 4:36pm
High school journalism teachers Melissa Falkowski and Eric Garner, of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, will headline the 15th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop on Sept. 19, 2019. Hosted by the Poynter Institute and the Kent State School of Journal...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:12am
Recent Kent State graduate Brandon Bounds, ’19, is part of a team of top student journalists that earned the 2019 Student Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Digital Reporting.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 9:25am
An interdisciplinary team of Kent State students took second place nationwide for their efforts in creating a marketing campaign to reinvent the car buying process for Millennials and Gen Z. The competition, Effie Collegiate, is modeled after the professional competition of the s...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:37am
Eight Kent State University students received scholarships from the Akron Press Club and John S. Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund in April, totaling $40,000 in awards. The Akron Press Club awards local students every year in memory of individuals who impacted the journalism field...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 10:55am
The legacy of May 4, 1970, affects all students at Kent State University. For nearly 50 years, they have walked the same grounds where four students were killed while many were exercising their First Amendment rights, protesting a war. What happened, why it happened and what it m...
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:31am
Two teams from Kent State University placed among the top tier in the country, earning honorable mentions in the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) 2019 national case study competition. Students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) receive...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3:02pm
Photo students at Kent State consistently develop portfolios that stand up to national and regional competition. One student, Nathaniel Bailey, ’21, a journalism major with a concentration in photojournalism, has a robust portfolio under his belt and several significant honors. H...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:02am
Journalism major Madison MacArthur, '20, has learned through many experiences in Kent State’s College of Communication and Information (CCI), what it means to be a storyteller. This summer, she will work in Washington, D.C. as a Juniors Fellow with the Library of Congress. She is...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:03pm
Kent State senior Anna Huntsman was chosen among top journalism students in the nation to travel to Arizona State University this summer and investigate disaster recovery efforts in the United States. The prestigious News21 Fellowship awards 24 students from journalism programs a...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:49am
Every day, Kent State’s Franklin Hall is buzzing with future journalists. Recently, an even younger crowd joined the usual group of 18-22-year-old journalism majors: 41 six- and seven-year-olds from St. Barnabas Elementary School in Northfield, Ohio. The visiting first graders ma...

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