News & Events

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:18am
Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) is gearing up to host its fifth annual Student Success Week, taking place May 1 – 5, 2017. The week will shine a spotlight on JMC students’ hard work by celebrating their accomplishments and achievements....
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:41pm
Kent State University earned 14 Mark of Excellence awards at the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Region 4 spring conference, including first place regional honors for The Burr (best student magazine) and KentWired (best affiliated website). SPJ’s Region 4 comprises col...
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:15am
Journalism major Ben Orner, '18, placed in the top 10 for the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s 2016-2017 Journalism Awards Program’s Television Broadcast News Competition. Orner placed ninth out of 69 entrants from 39 schools, earning a certificate of merit.   “I didn’t thi...
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 9:27am
Michele Ewing, associate professor in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), was recently recognized for her research on internal communication at the International Public Relations Research Conference in Orlando.
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 4:27pm
Latisha Ellison, public relations student in the Kent State School of Journalism and Communication (JMC) has been named the 2017 PRSA Cleveland Student of the Year. The award is given to one outstanding public relations student annually by PRSA chapters. “Latisha is a standout...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:35pm
The tenth YouToo Social Media Conference has confirmed its keynote speakers, bringing Disney digital media powerhouse Greg Josken and digital branding expert Juntae DeLane to headline the milestone conference. Josken, digital marketing and...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:56am
Kent State’s chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA Kent), in partnership with the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), will present a conversation about diversity in the media on April 12, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:40am
Photojournalism students in the Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) recently earned statewide and national recognition for their work. In the Ohio News Photographers Association (ONPA) contest Andrea Noall, ’17, earned the Chuck Scott Student Photographe...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:55am
Social media, news networks and sports fans were abuzz after NFL player Colin Kaepernick decided to take a knee during the National Anthem in protest of police brutality and social injustice. What role did public relations play in all of this?  
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 1:53pm
The Kent State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) will host its first-ever Diversity Week from April 24 – 28. The week-long event is the culminating activity to come out of CCI’s new Office of Academic Diversity Outreach headed by coordinator Amanda Leu.