News & Events

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 3:31pm
Senior public relations major Abby Prulhiere and David LaBelle, director of the photojournalism program in JMC, collaborated on a project to raise money for a Tallmadge family. Prulhiere developed a fundraising campaign for the Ripleys, a family that has undergone extreme financi...
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 5:27pm
This week, a site team representing the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) recommended the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) for full accreditation after a three-day visit to ev...
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 1:34pm
Our impressive standings in national and international competitions demonstrate JMC’s commitment to building media and communication leaders. Year after year, JMC students produce award-winning work and this year is no exception. The highly competitive 55th Annual William R. Hear...
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 11:24am
WHAT IS ACCREDITATION? The structure for evaluating and accrediting journalism and mass communication programs was established in 1945, when the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) was formed. AC...
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 11:35am
JMC recognizes the financial burden of obtaining a college education and strives to help offset costs for students. Through our various scholarship programs, we recognize and reward students with high academic excellence, evidence of leadership and community service. Scholarship...
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:04am
This semester, 14 students from the schools of Journalism and Mass Communication and Digital Sciences worked together in the collaborative course called Web Programming for Multimedia Journalism, led by JMC Associate Professor Jacqueline Marino and James Raber, instructor of Digi...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 2:12pm
Student newspaper editors from Wisconsin and Pennsylvania who waged nationally publicized battles against school retaliation for journalism addressing issues of social concern are the winners of the 2014 Courage in Student Journalism Award.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 3:32pm
On the evening of Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, the inaugural class of JMC Promising Scholars and their donors had the opportunity to meet face-to-face for the first time at a special celebratory event in downtown Kent.   The Promising Scholar Awards program was developed in an effort...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 3:04pm
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) named Kent State University the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Chapter award at its National Conference in Washington, D.C.
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:32pm
The largest single gift ever made to Kent State University to fund only scholarships will transform the Photojournalism program in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC). Wallace (Wally) Hagedorn, took one photojournalism class at Kent State 73 years ago and was f...

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