News & Events
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:07am
Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, will honor Peter Bhatia, editor of the Detroit Free Press, with the 2018 Robert G. McGruder Distinguished Award for his accomplishments in media diversity.
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 1:09pm
The Super Bowl – a grand stage for advertisers and football players alike – will showcase the work of Kent State digital media production students and alumni, this Sunday, Feb. 4, through a regional Kent State commercial. This year’s commercial, which will air in the Clevelan...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:10pm
Kent State University advertising student Michael Weber balances a 4.0 GPA with a thriving passion for music – a passion that recently propelled him to win first place on MTV’s talent show, “Amazingness.”
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 2:11pm
The Devin C.G. Moore Memorial Scholarship has been established in honor of Kent State student Devin Christian Gregory Moore. A senior broadcast journalism student, Devin died suddenly on Dec. 6, 2017, while playing basketball with friends. His parents, Christa Poole and Darryl Mo...
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 4:16pm
This summer, journalism major Brandon Bounds, ‘19, will work alongside the nation’s top student journalists to report on hate speech across the nation through the prestigious News21 program.
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 1:41pm
New storytelling platforms are emerging as audiences continue to consume news digitally and students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication are exploring new ways to use their journalism skills. Valerie Royzman, ‘21, traveled with Assistant Professor Susan Zake to a h...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 3:57pm
For students hoping to study abroad, the $110 cost of a passport often presents a problem. One Kent State professor is going to extreme measures to help alleviate the expense, which between tuition and textbooks is sometimes too much for students’ tight budgets.
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:34pm
Local experts and Kent State students will explore the connection between music and social movements at a panel discussion at on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 9:10am
TV2, Kent State University's independent student-run television station, raised more than $4,000 for Akron Children's Hospital through a 25-hour broadcast on Nov. 4, 2017. The fundraiser was part of ExtraLife, an organiza...
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:57pm
Students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) have a new opportunity to report on statewide issues and get published in various Ohio news outlets, thanks to a Media in the Public Interest Grant. Through the grant, a small cohort of JMC students will write 12 s...