News & Events

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 11:30am
The Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication recently celebrated the Wallace J. Hagedorn Photojournalism Scholarship with renovations to the Wallace J. Hagedorn gallery and a dinner and reception with Hagedorn trust managers.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4:42pm
Jan Leach, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, is a recipient of Kent State University’s highest teaching honor, the Distinguished Teaching Award. Staff from the Kent State Alumni Association surprised her as she was teaching Ethics and Issues...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:40pm
The Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) hosted the annual Promising Scholar dinner, “An Evening of Promise,” to connect student scholarship recipients with their benefactors, on Sept. 29, 2016, at Laziza Restaurant.  
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 10:19am
Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist Mike Cerre visited the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on Sept. 30, 2016 to inspire and guide students seeking a career in global storytelling.   “Storytelling is the new buzzword for one of the oldest professions,” Cerre said.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 3:19pm
Just weeks ago, Kent State welcomed new students to campus for its fall semester, but two incoming freshmen in the College of Communication and Information have already made their mark in their chosen fields of study. As students at Reynoldsburg High School in Columbus, Ohio, Ta...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 3:11pm
Danielle Sarver Coombs, Ph.D., the interim associate dean in the Kent State University College of Communication and Information and an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will speak as part of a panel at the Akron Area Chapter of the Public Rel...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 2:47pm
The Kent State community and media and communication professionals gathered to explore the ethical responsibilities of covering social justice issues at the 12th Annual Poynter-KSU Media Ethics Workshop held Sept. 22, 2016. The workshop was hosted by the School of Journalism and...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 3:41pm
Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) 2016 Robert G. McGruder Student Award for Diversity recipients are journalism major le-Ife Okantah, '18 (special recognition), and visual journalism major Eslah Attar, '17 (first place).  The McGruder Student Award is...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 2:40pm
Join us for an open discussion on global storytelling and the effects of cultural biases led by Emmy Award winning correspondent and producer Mike Cerre.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 5:36pm
Hana Barkowitz, a junior public relations major in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University, has been appointed the national director of communications for the state federations of the College Democrats of America, the official...

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