Twelve students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and the School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) will travel to Florence, Italy, for Kent State University’s inaugural Photography in Florence program this spring semester.
The Kent State University School of Visual Communication Design presents Decagon, an exhibition of photographic works created by graduating Photo-Illustration students, class of 2015.
Decagon will showcase a variety of works ranging from expressive studio photography to dynamic digital compositions by photographers: Michael Angelini, Caroline Boetger, Nathan Hubble, Josiah Hull, Andrew Keller, Jackie Lalumandier, Brianna Levay, Olivia Mandala, Joslyn VanKirk and Erika Walesch.
Kent State University Libraries, in partnership with the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Department of Pan-African Studies, presents “Coming of Age at Kent 1967-71: A Pictorial of Black Student Life,” an exhibit of the photographs of Lafayette Tolliver.
A civil rights exhibit created by JMC Professor Ann Schierhorn and featuring photography by Director of Photojournalism David LaBelle has won a national Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History.
Kent State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication student photojournalists and photojournalism instructors won 12 awards, including Best of Show, at the Ohio News Photographers Association’s (ONPA) 2012 annual contest, making 2012-2013 the most award-winning year for the school’s photojournalism program in the last 30 years. The journalism school’s photojournalists previously won significant awards in the Hearst, College Photographer of the Year and Society of Professional Journalists competitions.