News & Events

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.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 4:20pm
Media coverage can influence suicide rates positively and negatively, depending on the language used in a story. Student journalists and other members of the Kent State community learned best practices for reporting on suicides at a traveling workshop presented in partnership wi...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:47pm
Students in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) have internships that are giving them the opportunity to report on national issues and share them on big platforms.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:47am
Students will study the magazine's history, impact on American culture, and how it continues to innovate. 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 7:25pm
Starting in Fall 2017, College of Communication and Information (CCI) students can spend a semester studying in a truly international environment for what they would spend on the Kent Campus – while taking journalism courses that will apply to their degree programs and other rele...
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 10:50am
As Rolling Stone magazine nears its momentous 50-year anniversary this fall, Kent State students will be studying the history of the magazine, its impact on American culture and how it continues to innovate, in a new course “Music, Movements and Media: Rolling Stone @ 50.”
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 11:39am
The Women’s Center named 46 women, including five women from CCI, as part of
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 4:04pm
Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication alumnus Shannon LaNier, recently took the red carpet for the 2017 Oscars. LaNier, who graduated with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in media production and media management in 2003, is a television host and author. For the...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:29am
Reporting on suicide may cause others to take their lives by suicide. That’s the premise behind a series of six workshops around Ohio that will teach campus and professional journalists the strategies and language they should use to report suicides in an informative, accurate an...
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:50pm
The Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) hosted a panel discussion Feb. 23 2017, to discuss how professional communicators can best serve during divided and fractious times.