School of Journalism and 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. 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

photo of educators 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...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

photo of educators JMC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Alumni and Friends Awards. The school will honor the winners of the William D. Taylor Award, Fast-Track Awards and Sharon Marquis Friends of JMC Award at the annual reception on October 17.   2014 Taylor Award Winner  Wayne Dawson, a 1979 JMC news graduate, has been selected as the 2014...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

JMC’s photojournalism program welcomed students, faculty and staff to its annual Freshman Welcome and Photography Exhibit on Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014. The exhibit, located in the third floor Franklin Exhibit Space, honors photojournalism students for their achievements from 2013 and 2014. This year, photojournalism students were recognized in...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

JMC’s photojournalism program welcomed students, faculty and staff to its annual Freshman Welcome and Photography Exhibit on Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014. The exhibit, located in the third floor Franklin Exhibit Space, honors photojournalism students for their achievements from 2013 and 2014. This year, photojournalism students were recognized in...

This week, the Franklin Advertising student organization is celebrating Advertising Week. Ad Week is the world’s premiere annual gathering of marketing and communications leaders each year in New York City. Throughout the week, Franklin Advertising students are promoting the advertising major, providing information about joining the student...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

JMC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Alumni and Friends Awards. The school will honor the winners of the William D. Taylor Award, Fast-Track Awards and Sharon Marquis Friends of JMC Award at the annual reception on October 17.   2014 Taylor Award Winner  Wayne Dawson, a 1979 JMC news graduate, has been selected as the 2014...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

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. The exhibit They Led the Way chronicles the stories of eight students who desegregated the public schools in Tallahassee,...

Kent, OH – September 4, 2014 – The School of Communication Studies announces a new study abroad program for graduate students. The Global Scholar Exchange program is a study abroad initiative that fosters an international partnership between the School of Communication Studies and the prestigious Catholic University of Portugal in Lisbon,...

Data breaches that compromise accounts and invade privacy occur almost daily. Universities are in a unique position to educate their students, faculty and staff about the importance of securing their own data and online identities. On Sept. 15-18, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University will host Big Data and...