News & Events

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 3:09pm
The Kent Stater, Kent State’s independent student newspaper, is the best student newspaper in the nation in its class, according to the College Media Association. The organization announced the annual Pinnacle Award winners at the National College Media Convention in Dallas, Oct...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:11pm
Associate Professor Michele Ewing earned the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) highest honor for Chapter advisor at the organization’s national conference earlier this month.
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 9:48am
TV2’s news and entertainment staffs will come together Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, to produce a 25-hour live broadcast to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital.
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:16am
Candace Bowen, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and director of the Center for Scholastic Journalism, is a finalist for the 50th annual Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA).
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:33am
  Music, Movements and Media: Rolling Stone @ 50, wrapped up its final class at the end of week five. Throughout the course, Assistant Professor Stephanie Smith taught students about the birth of rock journalism, connections between music and movements, audience engagement of...
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 4:10pm
As thousands of runners raced to the finish line at the Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series on Sept. 23, 2017, Kent State photojournalism students documented the sideline heroes who, at a young age, have won many battles. Akron Children’s Hospital invited the st...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:49pm
  Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR affiliate, broke the Flint Water Crisis story in December 2015, about a year-and-a-half after the city switched its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Kent State alumnus Vince Duffy, ’86, the station’s news director, led the investig...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:40pm
Each year, dozens of professionals share insight with students in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) through guest lectures. One of them, Edwige Winans, associate research director at the Cleveland advertising agency MarcusThomas LLC, was honored with...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:26pm
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:23pm
“Co-editors of a brand new magazine: it sounded so ... trendsetting. How historic it would be to start a tradition of journalistic excellence apart from the daily hard news of the Stater ...” wrote the Chestnut Burr Magazine’s co-editors in the 1986 inaugural issue. They were ri...

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