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Elon student team from Imagining the Internet Center records Internet Hall of Fame events 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.

In My Words: Subterranean Southern Homesick Blues (And Grays)

Anthony Hatcher, associate professor of communications, writes in this column for the Elon University Writers Syndicate about the complexity of Southern heritage.

College Magazine ranks School of Communications among the nation’s best

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. 

Sport Management alumna discusses her career in college athletics

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.

School of Communications starts school year with development sessions

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 academic programs earn recognition in 2018 USA Today and College Factual “Best Colleges” ranking

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. 

Furnas honored by Virginia journalism association 

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. 

In My Words: Shine the light of journalism on white supremacists

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. 

Student-Athlete Career Lunch and Learn Series: Salary Negotiation - Nov. 9

12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Koury Athletics, 141

Student-Athlete Career Lunch and Learn Series: Online Brand Presence - Nov. 2

12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Koury Athletics, 141

Carney, Sandoe & Associates Employer Info Session - Oct. 26

6 to 7 p.m. in The Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140

Student-Athlete Career Lunch and Learn Series: Interviewing - Oct. 19

12:15 to 1:15 pm in Koury Athletics Center 141

Student-Athlete Career Lunch and Learn Series: Professional Communication - Oct. 5

12:15 to 1:15 pm in the Koury Athletics Building, 141

Student-Athlete Career Lunch and Learn Series: Navigating the Elon Job Network - Sept. 21

12:15 to 1:15 pm in the Koury Athletics Building 141

DC Internships Information Session - Sept. 20

5:30 - 6:30 pm in The Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140

With a solar eclipse overhead, communications faculty and staff looked to the sky

While the Aug. 21 event may have been underwhelming – thanks, clouds – the occasion provided a wonderful photo op during the annual school photo shoot.

Al Drago ’15: Purposefully focused

It has taken Al Drago ’15 only two years to earn his place in the nation’s capital press corps, amassing an impressive social media presence along the way.

Turbonomic On-Campus Interviews - Sept. 20

Held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center 

WithumSmith+Brown, PC On-Campus Interviews - Sept. 22

Held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center 

Carney, Sandoe & Associates On-Campus Interviews - Oct. 27

Held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center 

A Bar A Ranch On-Campus Interviews - Oct. 30

Held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center 

Bryan Anderson ’18 dives deep into News21’s ‘Troubled Water’ investigation

During his 10-week fellowship this summer, the Elon University journalism and media analytics double major joined 28 student journalists to investigate drinking water contamination in communities across the country.

Pugh, Copeland to be named Distinguished University Professors

The professorship honors senior full professors for their career achievements in teaching, scholarship, leadership and service to Elon.

Elon's Imagining the Internet Center and Pew Research Center examine online trust

A new survey of technology experts explores the complex issues of security, privacy and the effectiveness of tools to protect our online interactions.

Colin Donohue ’05 wins award for advising from College Media Association

The award is given to advisers yearly in recognition for their contributions to their campus media outlets.

Ninth Interactive Media class arrives on campus, christens renovated Long Building

This week 26 students officially started Elon’s Master of Arts in Interactive Media program, beginning a 10-month journey that will prepare them to think, design and develop content across all media platforms.

Social Impact Career Fair - Nov. 7

3:30-5:30 p.m. McKinnon Hall, Moseley Center

The New York Times profiles Doug Williams ’13 and his rise in the television industry

The July 20 article highlights the Elon graduate’s on-air position with SportsNet New York and his close relationship with his prominent father, MSNBC host Brian Williams.

Elon University student team provides exclusive coverage of major telecommunications policy event

The documentary journalism project is part of the activities of the School of Communications' Imagining the Internet Center.

The Select Group On-Campus Interview - Sept. 20

The Moseley Center, Room 140 

Graduate and Professional School Fair - Oct. 24

Moseley Center, McKinnon Hall - 3 to 6 p.m.

School of Communications earns national top 10 in Hearst broadcast news competition

For the fourth straight year, Elon places in the top 20 of the full Hearst Journalism Awards.

Daniel Koehler ’12 edits compelling op-ed video for The New York Times 

On the heels of co-editing the new documentary “City of Ghosts,” the Elon alumnus served as an editor for a short video supporting an article written by Syrian activist Abdalaziz Alhamza, co-founder of Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently.

Gisclair travels to Spain for digital teaching tools seminar

The communications department chair was one of seven academics nationwide to take part in the Council on International Educational Exchange’s weeklong seminar in Seville.

Interactive Media graduates told great lessons come from 'running through' failure, frustration

Surrounded by family, friends and Elon faculty and staff, 25 students in the Master of Arts in Interactive Media program's Class of 2017 celebrated the completion of the program during a ceremony May 18.

Music video 'Anything' created by Elon alumni earns online acclaim

The recent collaboration from Mia Watkins ’16 and Eric Hernandez ’16 brings to life the new single from R&B artist Mawule and celebrates the importance of fatherhood.

Sport Management faculty, alumnus publish research in Recreational Sports Journal

Associate Professor Tony Weaver, Assistant Professor Cara McFadden and Elon graduate Drew Forte ’15 explored the perceptions of higher education administrators regarding the role club sports play in recruiting and retaining male students.

Vic Costello enjoys 'gratifying' experience teaching film production in Ethiopia

The associate professor of communications participated in a 10-day filmmaking workshop in the horn of Africa, providing much-needed instruction for members of Ethiopia’s fledgling film industry.

Bush, Vincent present research on the ‘selfie’ generation 

Lee Bush and Hal Vincent from the School of Communications attended the Integrated Marketing Communications Conference in Wilmington, N.C., and shared their insights on user-generated selfies and live video, and the implications of this social content in both developing and teaching communications strategies.

Communication design student wins national SPJ award

Stephanie Hays '18 was honored for her design work. Two other students were named national finalists in the same contest.

Kate Murphy '15 honors Elon friendship with touching essay

In the piece, the Cincinnati Enquirer higher education reporter reflects on her experience as an Elon soccer player and her relationship with teammate and friend Nicole "Colie" Dennion, who died in 2016. 

New Elon University-Pew Research Center report focuses on the Internet of Things

The explosion of networked devices is shaping everyday life, but also raising concerns about vulnerabilities, risks and civil liberties.

LSB Sophomore Success- Oct. 19

Moseley Center, McKinnon Hall - 4 to 7:30 p.m.

McFadden serves as faculty in residence at B1G Ten Recreational Sports Conference

The assistant professor of sport and event management led presentations addressing the development of student leadership and the practice of equity, diversity and inclusion in collegiate recreation environments.

GRE Test Prep Class - Fall 2017

SPDC, Moseley Center 140

'Elon Local News' produces first-ever all-Spanish broadcast

The newscast’s 'Online Exclusive,' co-produced by Elon sophomores Diego Pineda and Selina Guevara, received widespread praise from community members and alumni.

Communications graduates of 2017 heading across the globe for post-commencement experiences

Here's a look at where some of the 2017 School of Communications graduates are headed following Commencement.

School of Communications hosts reception for Class of 2017

Communications faculty and staff celebrated this year’s seniors and their families with a May 19 reception in Snow Family Grand Atrium.

Innovation on full display at iMedia Capstone Exhibition

The evening before their commencement ceremony, graduate students in Elon University's Interactive Media master's program exhibited their thesis projects to professionals, faculty and staff, family and friends.

Bravo publishes article in Public Relations Inquiry

The article discusses a research agenda for exploring how public relations is used by ethnic organizations to advance their goals.