The student news program was recognized in the magazine category of the 37th College Television Awards presented on May 25 by the Television Academy Foundation.
Journalism students paced Elon in a prestigious national contest often called the "Pulitzers of college journalism," which is open to students from 100 accredited schools.
The School of Communications notches four national wins and two national finalist nods in Mark of Excellence competition.
Assistant Professors David Bockino and Qian Xu shared their respective research highlighting a variety of topics, including new institutionalism and journalism education, smartphone usage, and the online discussion in China regarding genetically modified foods.
The senior producer for the Redskins Broadcast Network was recognized on June 25 at the 58th National Capital Chesapeake Bay Regional Emmy Awards ceremony.
The spring Elon graduate is honored by the international nonprofit organization for his work to create positive media images of black men and other minority groups.
Kelly Foran ’15 G’16 was accepted this summer into a startup accelerator program run by Groundwork Labs, a Durham-based organization that helps entrepreneurial ventures get off the ground.
An associate producer for Georgia Public Broadcasting’s PBS show, "Georgia Outdoors,” Riley and his colleagues were honored on June 11 at the 42nd Annual Southeast Emmy Awards in Atlanta.
Mitch Pittman ’09, a reporter at KOMO-TV in Seattle, was recognized on June 4 at the 53rd annual Northwest Regional Emmy Awards.
The assistant professor in the School of Communications examined the Southeast Asian nation’s rise from the ground level, spending two-plus weeks exploring what has quickly become one of the world’s most enticing tourist destinations.
The Elon University researchers published their findings examining how faculty members have turned to academic service-learning to expose students to diverse client populations.
The School of Communications professors explored how the Coca-Cola Company uses social media to promote corporate social initiatives.
Lecturer Hal Vincent’s “Strategic Research Methods” course took classroom theory and applied it in a real-world setting to promote entrepreneurship, innovation and economic sustainability in Alamance County.
Communications associate professor Anthony Hatcher's work was published in the Raleigh News & Observer and based on experiences of students in his course.
The one-hour school receptions allowed students to introduce parents to faculty mentors, laugh with friends and celebrate personal transformation.
Communications faculty and staff celebrated this year’s COM and SEM seniors and their families with a May 20 reception on Manfuso Plaza.
Here's a look at where some of the 2016 School of Communications graduates are headed following Commencement.
Angela Connor, an executive vice president at Capstrat, a leading strategic communications firm in Raleigh, shared her personal and professional insights with members of the Master of Interactive Media Class of 2016 during a May 19 graduation ceremony.
The evening before their Commencement ceremony, graduate students in Elon University's Interactive Media master's program hosted the annual iMedia Capstone Exhibition, presenting their yearlong projects to professionals, faculty and staff, family and friends.
The journalism major’s award-winning work brings light to human rights violations surrounding this summer’s Olympic Games in Brazil.
Junior journalism major Tommy Hamzik was recognized for his story chronicling the death of an Elon football player and subsequent reaction from the campus and community.
Atoria Mills ’17 and Bryan Anderson ’18 will earn summer grants and scholarships.
Parsons and new president Peter Bhatia, who is editor of The Cincinnati Enquirer, will begin their roles in September.
Kathleen Parker, a syndicated columnist and popular commentator on news shows, will give the Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture on Oct. 4.
During their annual Capstone Exhibition, students in Elon University’s Interactive Media master's program will present their semester-long projects on May 18 to local professionals, faculty, family and friends.
Members of the “Facilities and Venue Management” course, offered by the Department of Sport and Event Management, and Student United Way chapter volunteered this semester with several United Way of Alamance County events.
The School of Communications chapter of Lambda Pi Eta hosted a May 4 induction ceremony, with Associate Professor Naeemah Clark serving as the event’s keynote speaker.
During the May 3 awards ceremony, Jeremy Recoon ’16 received the Major of the Year Award and alumnus Christopher Bayly ’08 served as the evening’s guest speaker, highlighting his career in the sports consulting industry.
Seven School of Communications faculty and staff members attended the 2016 Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts in Las Vegas, where a recent interactive media graduate and cinema and television arts major were presented with awards.
The Sport and Event Management Department hosted its spring 2016 Project Palooza, displaying student work conducted during the semester.
A strategic communications and international studies major conducted research on global internet leaders' plans to reach everyone, everywhere.
This semester's edition marks the 13th in the history of the Elon Journal, the nation’s first and only undergraduate research journal in communications.
Alex Ofori ’17 participated in a four-day multimedia workshop at North Carolina A&T State University, receiving instruction from experienced faculty members and industry professionals.
Students and faculty members of the School of Communications participated in the 23rd annual Spring Undergraduate Research Forum, sharing their scholarship with the Elon University community.
The Department of Sport and Event Management course partnered with Elon Athletics and the Office of Student Activities to host an April 23 block party in conjunction with a busy afternoon of on-campus sporting events.
Christina Daniels-Freeman ‘16, a strategic communications and international studies double major from Durham, N.C., will spend nine months teaching English in Turkey as part of a federal program that promotes mutual good will between people of the United States and people of other nations.
Five members of the Elon University community and one School of Communications graduate attended the 12th annual conference of The Forum on Education Abroad.
The Los Angeles-based technology consultant noted that his connection to his alma mater continues to grow with every passing year, thanks to the friends and mentors he found on campus.
The school hosted its annual awards ceremony on April 21 to recognize high achievement from students and faculty during the past academic year.
Two seniors’ performances earned Elon University seventh place overall in the nation’s largest sales role-play competition.
The assistant professor of sport and event management played a prominent role in the collegiate recreational sports organization’s April conference, serving as program chair and facilitating five presentations and workshops.
The Elon University School of Communications is home to more Ph.D. graduates from UNC’s School of Media and Journalism than any other program in the nation – a fact discovered as the UNC school celebrates 50 years of doctoral education.
A film by School of Communications students Amory Parks ’16, Lauren Duncan ’17 and Jacky Shacknow ’16 captured second place in the 2016 RiverRun International Film Festival’s Documentary Pitch Fest, a student competition judged by industry experts.
Rajat Agarwal ’16, Sky Cowans ’16 and Andrew Steinitz ’17 will face off against teams from Clemson University and Fort Hays State University in a student video competition hosted during the 2016 NAB Show, held April 18-21 in Las Vegas.
The School of Communications lecturer co-led a conversation featuring creative directors from many of the leading agencies who discussed the state of the advertising industry.
Nicole Miller ’16, Tara Wirth ’16, Xernay Aniwar ’17, Leena Dahal ’17 and MaryClaire Schulz ’17 shared their research projects at the largest undergraduate interdisciplinary conference in the country.
Al Drago '15 was honored with four regional wins in photography categories.
The celebrated Washington Post investigative journalist will speak on Sept. 29 in Alumni Gymnasium.
The assistant professor of sport and event management tackled a variety of topics during two March presentations, covering student leadership development as well as the importance of resiliency and renewal.
Fourteen board members and guests visited campus April 8 to share their professional insight and receive an up-close look at the school’s facilities expansion.