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The Wallace J. Hagedorn Scholarship in Photography

The Wallace J. Hagedorn Photography Scholarship supports student tuition costs and enriching, out-of-classroom experiences to help photography students develop strong portfolios.

The funds come from the largest single gift ($4.2 million) ever made to Kent State to support only scholarships. 

JMC Students Click here to apply.

Gretchen Dworznik shares her opinion on how the current age of politics is strengthening the study and practice of journalism.

The Kent State University School of Communication Studies (COMM) hosted the annual Hyde Park Forum on Tuesday, April 24, in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. 

The top three student speakers from both the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Introduction to Human Communication courses delivered their persuasive speeches to an audience of about 375 attendees.

Kent State’s College of Communication and Information was recognized with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity for implementing a variety of diversity courses as part of its curriculum, creating successful diversity programs, and dedicating faculty and staff to diversity initiatives within the college and the university.

Students, faculty, staff and Kent community members came together on Oct. 3 to examine the state of the First Amendment with two renowned First Amendment scholars, David L. Hudson., Jr. of the Vanderbilt University School of Law and ombudsman of the Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center and Gene Policinski, chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute and First Amendment Center

According to the Ohio Department of Health statistics, Trumbull County had the second highest number of overdose deaths in Northeast Ohio in 2015. In March of 2016 alone, 26 people died from overdoses.

To help fight the growing trend and save lives, Kent State University at Trumbull is working with the county’s Mental Health and Recovery Board and Sen. Sean O’Brien’s office.

With the help of LaunchNET Kent State, Andrew Badger used perseverance and passion to find his starring role in animation.

Danielle Sarver Coombs, Ph.D., the interim associate dean of the College of Communication and Information, spoke at the International Scientific Conference on the Digital Communication in the Age of Social Transformations at Ajman University in the United Arab Emirates Sunday, April 16.