News & Events

Monday, October 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication is using social media to build relationships with potential students overseas with the help of a social media strategy. Color L. Kang, recent graduate from the school, created a social media presence for the Sch...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2012 7:00PM AT THE KIVA Lecture is free and open to the public followed by a dessert reception.   For more information, contact Chaya Kessler, 330-672-8926 or
Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
Twenty-four students from Kent State's College of Communication and Information traveled to London May 10-27 for a life-changing study abroad experience where they engaged with different cultures to grow both personally and professionally.
Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
After learning about Kent State’s campus in Florence shortly after joining Kent State’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) in 2010, Assistant Professor Kiersten F. Latham, Ph.D., knew she wanted to create a course abroad.
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 4:33pm
For Kent State electronic media major Katy Coduto, working this summer as a publicity intern at renowned record label company Warner Brothers Records is a dream come true. Coduto, who also is the program director at Kent State’s TV2, has always wanted to work in publicity and pu...
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 4:33pm
Blistering sound bites, attack ads and pack journalism are all parts of “dirty politics.” The focus of this year’s Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop will reflect upon the significance of fact-checking, polling and anti-gender bias in political reporting at the eighth annua...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 4:33pm
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University has hired Thor Wasbotten as its new director. Wasbotten will join the university July 1 to replace Jeff Fruit, who steps down after 10 years as the school's leader to teach full time. Wasbotten most r...
Monday, May 21, 2012 - 4:33pm
Registration has been extended for Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication first Kent Multimedia Workshop – a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop – to be held June 14-16 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus. Media...
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 12:41pm
Six area college students were selected for scholarships in memory of longtime Akron Beacon Journal editor John S. Knight and public relations professional Ludel Sauvageot. A seventh student has received a scholarship from the Akron Press Club. This year Kent State students from...