1:45-2:15 pm in Schar Atrium
The student-run news organization was honored with eight awards, including four first-place finishes, and several School of Communications graduates were recognized for their professional journalism efforts.
Faculty and staff members presented sessions and hosted a sponsorship table at a Dallas convention that drew more than 4,000 attendees.
3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in McKinnon Hall, Moseley Campus Center
The assistant professor of communications teamed with fellow faculty member Ryan Witt and three cinema and television arts majors to produce “Gull,” a short-subject film that won Best Editing at the 2017 Free Spirit Film Festival in Dharamsala, India.
Jeffrey C. Pugh, Maude Sharpe Powell Professor of Religious Studies, and David A. Copeland, A.J. Fletcher Professor and professor of communications, were formally awarded the Distinguished University Professorship at a special investiture ceremony on Nov. 13.
The founder of Weird Enough Productions was among the top education entrepreneurs who made the 2018 list.
Hal Vincent, Live Oak’s faculty director, wrote a chapter spotlighting the co-curricular organization now celebrating its 10th year in operation.
The Houston Chronicle retail reporter, formerly a transportation reporter for the San Antonio Express-News, authored an in-depth article on a failed toll road plan, bringing to light “the pitfalls of privatized infrastructure.”
621 E. Haggard Ave. - 3 to 10 p.m.
Assistant Professor Denise Hill and Adjunct Instructor Lorraine Ahearn received honorable mention awards in the 2017 Margaret A. Blanchard Doctoral Dissertation Prize competition.
The New York City-based documentary editor was recognized prior to a Nov. 9 screening of “Food Chains,” a 2014 film she edited that highlights agricultural labor in the United States.
The Greensboro native and national news correspondent made stops in five classes on Nov. 8 and participated in an hour-long chat with members of Elon News Network.
Erin Barnett ’09 will be honored before a Nov. 9 screening of “Food Chains,” a 2014 documentary film she edited that highlights agricultural labor in the United States.
The School of Communications professor was invited as one of the keynote speakers for the International Congress of Strategic Communication at the University of Medellin.
Mia Faith Chamberlain and Jordan Thompson ’14 led an Oct. 25 presentation titled “Play at the Next Level: A Career in Sport,” highlighting the benefits of a legal education in the sport industry.
During a Nov. 1 lecture in Turner Theatre, award-winning photographer Daniella Zalcman, whose work is funded by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, explained her path to long-form journalism and her ongoing coverage of marginalized communities across the globe.
Assistant Professor of Communications Brian Walsh writes about how the founding of the modern funeral industry can be traced back to President Abraham Lincoln and his embrace of embalming.
The founding dean, who completed a major expansion project last year and hosted a successful reaccreditation review last week, will conclude 17 years in the role.
Twenty-six students met with communications professionals and Elon University alumni, receiving a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of several media organizations.
Tom Nelson, associate professor of communications, writes in this column about the often overlooked history of Oct. 31 as Reformation Day.
The two student news organizations placed nationally in a pair of college media competitions.
An accrediting team has found the school’s undergraduate program and M.A. in Interactive Media program in compliance on all standards.
The freelance photojournalist based in Washington, D.C., presented a one-hour webinar titled “InstaSnap: Reporting Live Video 10 Seconds at a Time.”
The director of the Elon in Los Angeles program chronicled the life of acclaimed artist Betty Gold, and the final product will be screened on Nov. 3 at the 2017 Mallorca International Film Festival.
Award-winning photojournalist Daniella Zalcman, whose reporting is funded by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, will host a talk in Turner Theatre.
The second Danieley community dinner of the fall featured a panel discussion about the importance of media literacy.
A new survey by Elon University and the Pew Research Center asks tech experts about the prospects of blocking the spread of bogus information.
Teams analyzed data provided by HanesBrands, a socially responsible manufacturer and marketer of leading everyday basic apparel.
Tom Nelson, associate professor of communications, writes in this column about the humility of President Calvin Coolidge
The associate professor of communications conducted a corporate social responsibility study, exploring how company-cause relationships and acknowledgement of benefit impacts perceived motivations and skepticism.
Eleven board members and guests visited Elon on Oct. 6 to hear about the priorities and future of the School of Communications and to share their professional insights with students and faculty.
Elon journalism major Emmanuel Tobe ’21 participated this summer in WUNC’s Youth Reporting Institute, an annual program that provides young reporters an opportunity to pitch, report, write and produce radio news stories for North Carolina Public Radio.
Students, faculty and staff in the School of Communications welcome our visiting alumni.
Assistant Professor of Sport Management Mark Cryan has directed a summer program the past two years that provides cultural and language exchange events for Latin American players with the Burlington Royals.
The School of Communications’ documentary program introduces its nine new members for the 2017-18 academic year.
The assistant professor of communications – and four-time Emmy Award recipient – assesses the former NFL player’s first few weeks behind the microphone.
Associate Dean Don Grady and Associate Professor Vic Costello were among the nearly 100 media educators from around the country to attend the Broadcast Education Association event.
The Sport Management Department hosted its annual fall internship forum on Sept. 18, featuring Carol Pyszkowski ’16 as the event’s keynote speaker. The gathering also highlighted several SPT students and their professional experiences during the past summer.
6 to 10 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, in The Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140.
Nicholas Dyer ’11, senior producer for the late-night Comedy Central program, was honored with colleagues on Sept. 9 at the Creative Arts Emmy Award show in Los Angeles.
During the Internet Society’s 25th anniversary events, the students produced documentary video interviews with 12 global Internet Hall of Fame inductees.
Anthony Hatcher, associate professor of communications, writes in this column for the Elon University Writers Syndicate about the complexity of Southern heritage.
The online magazine names Elon second in its list of top schools for communications majors, citing the strength of the school’s programs and singling out Live Oak Communications.
Abby Bradbury ’13 works in the athletics department at the University of California, Berkeley, and shared her personal and professional insights with Associate Professor Hal Walker’s Contemporary Sport Management class.
During Planning Week, the School of Communications hosted faculty/staff development sessions, taking a closer look at Google Tools, drones, interactive screens, and film and video lighting.
Elon University earns 35 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. The rankings were released by USA Today, College Factual and Google News.
The School of Communications lecturer was heralded as the “epitome of a scholastic journalism supporter and advocate” by the Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers.
Associate Professor of Communications Rich Landesberg writes in this column for the Elon Writers Syndicate that now is the time to support journalists so they can keep the spotlight on white supremacists.
While the Aug. 21 event may have been underwhelming – thanks, clouds – the occasion provided a wonderful photo op during the annual school photo shoot.