School of Journalism and Mass Communication

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Our impressive standings in national and international competitions demonstrate JMC’s commitment to building media and communication leaders. Year after year, JMC students produce award-winning work and this year is no exception. The highly competitive 55th Annual William R. Hearst Journalism Awards Program consists of 14 competitions in college...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

JMC Student Learning Assessment Plan Download JMC Student Learning Assessment Plan JMC Student Learning Assessment Plan Progress Report august 2016 Each year it is the responsibility of an appointed Assessment Coordinator to produce a progress report on Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The purpose of...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

JMC Diversity Plan Download JMC Diversity Plan JMC Diversity Plan Progress Report  AUGUST 2016 The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University continues its commitment to diversity and inclusion, as evident by the role the Diversity and Globalization Committee (DGC) and Student Voice Team (SVT) have in creating,...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

WHAT IS ACCREDITATION? The structure for evaluating and accrediting journalism and mass communication programs was established in 1945, when the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) was formed. ACEJMC is the agency formally recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) for accrediting...

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) inducted Kent State University’s Michele Ewing, APR, into its College of Fellows at the 2014 International Conference in Washington, D.C. Ewing is a public relations associate professor in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and a longtime resident of the Youngstown,...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

On the evening of Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, the inaugural class of JMC Promising Scholars and their donors had the opportunity to meet face-to-face for the first time at a special celebratory event in downtown Kent.   The Promising Scholar Awards program was developed in an effort to attract and retain the strongest journalism and mass communication...

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) named Kent State University the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Chapter award at its National Conference in Washington, D.C. PRSSA, a national organization composed of students interested in public relations and communications nationwide, presents the Outstanding Chapter award to one chapter...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

The largest single gift ever made to Kent State University to fund only scholarships will transform the Photojournalism program in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC). Wallace (Wally) Hagedorn, took one photojournalism class at Kent State 73 years ago and was forever changed. He was so impressed with the class he took while still...

The largest single gift ever made to Kent State University to fund only scholarships will transform the Photojournalism program in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. A Cincinnati man who took a photojournalism class at Kent State in 1941 has left a $3 million bequest to the program. Wallace (Wally) Hagedorn, who passed away in 2013,...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Chris Waugaman, (MA '14), joined an elite group of high school journalism educators when he was named the Dow Jones News Fund's 2014 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year at the National High School Journalism Convention in Washington, D.C. Waugaman has been teaching journalism for more than a decade, and under his advisement The...