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Journalism professor Jeff Fruit is the current interim director for School of Library and Information Science. The school is currently searching for a new director, after the former director resigned last year.

JMC change to MDJ creates more inclusive school name

Auston Monigold Reporter March 4, 2021

The history of media at Kent State reached a new milestone when the School of Journalism and Mass Communication changed its name to the School of Media and Journalism, becoming more inclusive to its umbrella...

Samantha Lough, a sophomore journalism major, ran her first a 5k after her stroke on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015.

Life after a stroke: Finding strength and determination

Alexis Wohler December 3, 2015

At 17-years-old and a senior in high school, Samantha Lough, now a sophomore journalism major, was focused on her graduation and on her softball scholarship to Capital University in Columbus. On the day...

JMC Media Fair set for Wednesday

Aaron Corpora April 7, 2015

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication's Student Voice Team organized a JMC Media Fair for students of all majors to learn more about student media on Wednesday, April 8, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in...

Donny Berger (Adam Sandler) and Todd Peterson (Andy Samberg) in Columbia Pictures comedy THATS MY BOY. Photo courtesy of MCT Campus.

Adam Sandler class receives a surprise

Jessica Darling March 31, 2015

Students received a surprise during the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Adam Sandler class Tuesday.Ronald Russo, part-time semester faculty in JMC, started the class like any other —...

CCI CareerExpo2015 to be held Friday

Victoria Manenti March 4, 2015

The Journalism and Mass Communication Office of Career Services will host the CCI CareerExpo2015 on Friday, March 6 from 1-4 p.m.It will be held in the Global Center for Health Innovation at the Cleveland...

Illustration by LaQuann Dawson

Black influence in pop culture

Ashlyne Wilson February 3, 2015

Imagine yourself in a meeting with your boss and several coworkers, where you all are bouncing ideas off one another to find a solution for a specific problem in the company. You stay quiet and think up...

Bruce Zake and Scott Galving help photojournalism students learn how to develop a workflow at the FocalPoint meeting Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.

JMC recommended for reaccreditation

Jessica Darling February 2, 2015

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication was recommended for reaccreditation after a site team representing the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) visited...

Courtesy of Kent State University.

JMC names new Director of Student Media

Jessica Darling January 26, 2015

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication selected its new Director of Student Media.Thor Wasbotten, director of the school, said he made the announcement that Kevin Dilley, the student media outlet...

JMC looks to (re)define diversity in conversation series

Julia Kerchenski October 21, 2014

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication will hold its second event in the JMC Conversation Series, “Diversity (Re)Defined”, Wednesday, Oct. 22. The conversation will discuss the changing definition...

Butte Sessions to help students secure internships

Julia Kerchenski September 30, 2014

John Butte, the coordinator for Career Services, will be holding his first “Butte Sessions” to help Journalism and Mass Communication students build their résumés and prepare for internships. The...

Photo courtesy of Kent State University.

Kent State takes steps to name CCI interim dean

Nicholas Sewell March 9, 2014

Stanley Wearden, the current dean of the College of Communications and Information, announced last week that he would be retiring from his position as the dean of CCI in order to become the provost and...

Gene Shelton, associate professor of Journalism and Mass Communication

Black History Month Profile: Gene Shelton

Kara Taylor February 2, 2014

During Black History Month, the Daily Kent Stater will feature a leader in Kent State’s African American community. These people will describe their involvement in the African American community on campus,...

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