School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Erica Collins Kent State students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) recently took their learning outside of the classroom and to set of the thriller movie, “The Bye Bye Man.”  Five students and alumni from JMC and the College of Communication and Information - many of the members of Kent State Independent Films (KSUIF) - played...

Kyle Michael Miller Kyle Michael Miller, a 2009 graduate of Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, decided late last year to take a leap of faith and quit his dream job at the TODAY Show to follow his passion for sharing uplifting stories. So Miller packed up and moved back to Ohio to find and tell stories from across the country that...

College of Communication & Information

Students in the College of Communication and Information 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. Led by JMC Lecturer David LaBelle and VCD Assistant Professor Tim Bell, the seven...

College of Communication & Information

Journalism professor publishes book on political socialization in a media-saturated world. The way children are raised to consume news has a lasting and lingering effect. Assistant professor Chance York, Ph.D., of Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), is the co-author of a chapter in “Political Socialization in a Media-Saturated World.” The collection of studies explores – from many angles,...

College of Communication & Information

Journalism professor publishes book on political socialization in a media-saturated world. Read "Why CCI" A Blog Written BY students FOR students A Letter from a Graduating Senior to Incoming Freshman  Choosing a college and major is scary. No one wants to mess up and have to change their decision, but here is the thing... it is okay if you do. Study something you are passionate about and will allow you to pay the bills and be...

Jimmy Miller, a 2017 Kent State graduate who served as editor of The Kent Stater, takes notes while talking to a fellow student in the student media newsroom in Franklin Hall. Kent State University journalism major Jimmy Miller recently spent 10 weeks traveling the country examining the political views of white, working-class Americans, a group now credited as a difference maker in the successful campaign of President-elect Donald Trump. The project was part of News21, a national Carnegie-Knight initiative. Each...

College of Communication & Information

Red Ribbon Please join the Kent State University College of Communication and Information as we celebrate our inaugural group of Sichuan Scholars at the “丰(豐)富 Fēngfù: A Time of Abundance” student photography exhibit opening and reception. The exhibit captures Sichuan Province through the eyes of an intrepid group of young scholars and answers the...

The castle in Prague. In her upcoming presentation, Dr. Candace Bowen will discuss her sabbatical at Anglo-American University. The Kent State University Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Wednesday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. at Water Street Tavern in downtown Kent. "When the View from My Office was a Castle" will feature Candace Perkins Bowen, an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication within the College of...

College of Communication & Information

The College of Communication and Information incorporates global curricula into all of its programs. The Kent State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) has named Stephanie Smith its director of global initiatives as part of its professional-in-residence program. Smith will continue to teach in both the Schools of Communication Studies and Journalism and Mass Communication as part of her college appointment. This...

The College of Communication and Information incorporates global curricula into all of its programs. What media platforms do you use to gain knowledge of the current political campaign? Do you believe that the media are often biased toward one political party over the other? School of Communication Studies professor, Paul Haridakis, Ph.D. and associate professor, Mei-Chen Lin, Ph.D. and School of Journalism and Mass Communication professor...