News & Events

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 4:33pm
The Akron Area Public Relations Society of America recently awarded a scholarship to Taylor Titus, a senior public relations major, from funds raised by its award-winning YouToo Social Media Conference.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 10:16am
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) announced its 2012 Mark of Excellence (MOE) Award winners from region 4 last week, and JMC students and student media earned 24 top placements in 19 categories -- the highest number of winners among all regional entrants. JMC took fir...
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 4:33pm
With two students earning spots in the top 20 of the personality/profile writing competition, JMC now ranks 10th overall in the Intercollegiate Writing Competition of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Senior magazine journalism major Anthony Dominic earned seventh place for h...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 4:33pm
Shanice Dunning, a graduate student in broadcast journalism, was one of 11 student journalists from across the country selected to participate in the first paid fellowship program sponsored by the Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) WRAL-TV and the University of North Carolina (UN...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 4:33pm
Hannah Potes, a JMC senior photojournalism major, won fifth place in the recent photojournalism competition II of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. With this ranking, Potes becomes the first JMC photojournalism student to place three times in the top 10 of the Hearst photogr...
Monday, April 1, 2013 - 12:00am
Jeff Fruit, professor and former JMC director, has been named the 2013 chapter adviser of the year for Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA), the national college honor society for journalism and mass communications.
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 4:33pm
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 scholarship recipients.
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 9:01am
Sixteen students will travel to Brazil with the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s International Storytelling class from March 15 to March 31 to develop multimedia news stories about the country.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 12:00am
Kent State University’s 29th Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth will be held on the evening of Thursday, April 4, 2013, and all day on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Kent Student Center. The conference provides a forum for discussion of multi...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 4:33pm
“For a photo to be effective, it has to be affective. A picture has to move you in some way. It must evoke a visceral reaction in the viewer – crying, laughing, thinking.”