School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Kent State University presents a lecture by Frédéric Brenner, a contemporary French photographer documenting the lives of the Jewish community, on Monday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The lecture is free and open to the public. Brenner is best known for his opus “Diaspora,” the result of a 25-year search in 40...

Photo of Color L. Kang 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 School of Journalism and Mass Communication on Chinese social media...

Photo of Color L. Kang 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 ckessle7@kent.edu Contemporary French photographer Frédéric Brenner spent twenty-five years traveling the world documenting the lives of Jews in over forty...

Photo of Color L. Kang 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. The new graduate Museum Origins course was developed after a year and a half of planning with Deborah...

Photo of Color L. Kang 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 professionals, faculty members, students and others interested...

Photo of Color L. Kang 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 the School of Journalism and Mass Communication earned four of the...

Photo of Sue Zake Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host its first Kent Multimedia Workshop — a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop — June 14-16 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus.  Media professionals, faculty members, students and others interested in polishing their...

photo of students working Students from Kent State’s schools of Journalism and Mass Communication and Digital Sciences have created a data-driven website, www.opencampuskent.com that features a recent feed of what’s happening in the Kent area including Kent State campus buildings. When the OpenCampus Kent website launches April 26, users will be able to get the...

photo of students working What's going on? OpenCampus Kent has the answer. This website features a recent feed of what's happening wherever you are in Kent, even at the campus building level—and it was created by students. When the OpenCampus Kent website launches April 26, users will be able to get the latest crime updates, news, deals, events and restaurant reviews...

WKYC-TV anchor and reporter Eric Mansfield will become Kent State University’s new executive director for university media relations. The award-winning journalist and Akron native begins his new position with the university on June 1. Mansfield will lead the media relations team in the University Communications and Marketing department. He will...