Four academic programs united in July 2002 to establish the College of Communication and Information at Kent State University. The Schools of Communication Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Library and Information Science and Visual Communication Design joined in one college to create a unique learning community and to begin a pioneering effort in integrative research and professional practice. The College of Communication and Information continues to build its reputation for collaborative, applied and theoretical research while providing a first-class education for the next generations of communicators and leaders.
School Re-launches Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists
By Bobby Batyko The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is back at Kent State and quickly gaining new ground. NABJ Kent is an organization of journalists, students and media professionals that encourages students of color to work in student media. NABJ membership is open to all JMC students and majors, and to all Kent […]
Scholar Recovers Lost Work by Authoress Chopin
By Meghan Caprez Bonnie James Shaker, Ph.D., adjunct professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication recently recovered nineteenth-century authoress Kate Chopin’s final short story, entitled “Her First Party.” Shaker was first exposed to Chopin in graduate school, reading her most popular novel, The Awakening, in both her master’s and doctorate programs. Falling in love with […]