News & Events

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 12:00am
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University finished in eighth place in the overall national championship of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The school also earned seventh place rankings in both the photojournalism and multimedia categories. It...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 4:33pm
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication announces that Susan Kirkman Zake is the new assistant professor of journalism, focusing on multimedia. Her selection demonstrates JMC’s commitment to moving forward with a multimedia curriculum and remaining relevant with the indus...
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 4:33pm
JMC student journalists and student media outlets continue to earn regional awards in the most award-winning academic year in JMC’s history.   Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards The Press Club of Cleveland honored several JMC student journalists with Ohio Excellence in Journ...
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
UPDATE: Campus Lifeline: A Report on College Suicide, the ground-breaking student project that examined college suicide, has been honored with a prestigious national award: the Associated Press Media Editors’ (APME) Innovator of the Year for College Students. APME was unanimous i...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 4:33pm
JMC gains two new endowed scholarships Fifty-one students won a record-setting $64,000 in endowed scholarships and gifts and were honored at JMC’s annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony during Student Success Week.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 4:33pm
Estee Hodge named top scholar Twenty juniors and seniors were inducted into Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA), the national honor society for journalism and mass communication, and a senior electronic media major was honored as JMC's top scholar at a ceremony held during Student Success Wee...
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 12:00am
Written by former student Bryan Kelly, the terror-filled tale weaves the story of five young actors who reenact a grisly murder-suicide that occurred at Heathridge University 20 years ago. However, they come to realize it’s not just a simple reenactment. The students soon learn o...
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 4:33pm
Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host its second Kent Multimedia Workshop – a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop – June 6-8 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus. Media professionals, faculty members,...
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 4:33pm
Professor Gary Hanson will moderate a discussion with Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone as part of the 43rd annual May 4, 1970 commemoration. Stone will speak about “History and Memory in Film,” based on his films that depict ‘60s-era events, from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. on May 4 in...
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 4:33pm
JMC is completing its most successful year ever in national journalism and communication competitions, and students who earned national recognition were honored at an award ceremony on Tuesday evening, as part of Student Success Week.

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