News & Events

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 1:47pm
Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) mourns the death of David Meeker, an alumnus and longtime friend of the School. He graduated in 1961 and taught part-time in JMC throughout the 2000s. He served on the JMC Professional Advisory Board (PAB) from the ti...
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 4:07pm
A team of Kent State students and alumni will compete as finalists in the Collegiate Effie Competition for the first time later this month. The students – Ellie Schering, ’17, of Malvern, Ohio; Emily Wahl, ’16, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Matt Varga, ’16, of Canal Fulton, Ohio –  ar...
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:43am
Franklin Advertising, Kent State University’s pre-professional student run advertising organization, hosted the first annual FAd Awards competition this spring, honoring Kent State students for creative work completed for class, internships or personal projects. The following stu...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 4:39pm
Kent State's School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) earned two national Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. 
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 1:52pm
Professor Gary Hanson of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University has been named the recipient of the 2016 Edward L. Bliss Award for Distinguished Broadcast Journalism Education. The award is presented annually by the Electronic News Division...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 2:52pm
Kent State's School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and Department of Biological Sciences hosted a three-week study abroad trip for biology, digital media production and photojournalism students during the 2015 winter break. Students spent three weeks in Costa Rica, wi...
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:31am
How do you mourn the loss of a loved one? Do you take your feelings to social media? Journalists from all over the country did when two of their own were killed in an on-air shooting in Roanoke, Virginia.
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 3:52pm
Junior public relations major Keri Richmond was honored by The Sage Project, an initiative from the Kent State Women’s Center that serves as a way to recognize female and female identifying students who have demonstrated innovation, creativity, risk-taking and leadership skills i...
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 3:40pm
Six students from the Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication were honored on Friday, April 29, 2016, with prestigious journalism scholarships.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 9:35am
As the 2015-2016 academic year comes to a close, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication celebrates another successful year. This year, students, faculty and alumni have found purpose in practice, discovery and recognition.  Congratulations to all!