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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 7:35pm
The College of Communication and Information at Kent State University is pleased to announce the creation of the Dix Media Ethics Lecture Series funded through the generosity of David and Janet Dix. This endowment gift of $100,000 to the School of Journalism and Mass Communicati...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 7:14pm
A cross-disciplinary team of students from Kent State’s College of Communication and Information earned commendation for their work on You Can Now’s (YCN) Student Awards, an international, creative...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 2:35pm
Gretchen Dworznik shares her opinion on how the current age of politics is strengthening the study and practice of journalism.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
The 14th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop will prepare media professionals, including student journalists, to report responsibly on the causes and consequences of opioid abuse, addiction, treatment and death.  
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 7:25pm
Two students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) participated in think tank discussions with key influencers in entertainment, business and government in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. this semester, as part of the National Millennial Community (NMC).
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
Natalie Meek, a junior public relations major in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), has been named the 2018 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Cleveland Student of the Year. The award – a $2,000 scholarship – is given to one outstanding public...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 7:12pm
Students in the Advanced Television News Producing class, with support from a grant awarded by the TEGNA Foundation, have spent the semester learning the stories of middle school students at Cleveland’s Daniel E. Morgan School and within the Hough community. Now, as the semester...
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 6:43pm
A team of Kent State public relations students are finalists in the national Bateman Case Study Competition after working on a public relations campaign that would increase funding for childhood cancer research.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:50pm
Renowned journalist Dan Rather will present an exclusive talk for students in the College of Communication and Information (CCI) during his upcoming visit to Kent State.  The student-only discussion will take place at 3:30 p.m. on May 4, 2018, in FirstEnergy Auditorium (Room 340)...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 8:24pm
Alumni from the Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication were part of two 2018 Pulitzer Prize winning stories.  Terry DeMio, '86, the heroin beat reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, was one of two lead writers for “Seven Days of Heroin,” which won the Pulitzer for...