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School of Communications faculty to participate in Montreal conference

Twenty faculty members will serve on panels, present research and receive honors for their academic work.

Pelo malo (Bad Hair) film screening - Oct. 3

Ben Nabors, documentary filmmaker - Sept. 29

Las Analfabetas (Illiterate) film screening - Sept. 12

'Quien es Dayani Cristal?' (Who is Dayani Cristal?) film screening - Sept. 26

Communications Internship Presentation Day - Aug. 25

In My Words: When did 'elite' become a bad thing?

Associate Professor Anthony Hatcher authored an opinion column for several North Carolina newspapers about the disdain politicians can show toward those at the very top of their professions.

Vanessa Bravo publishes journal article and book review

The article was published in the International Journal of Communication and the book review was featured in International Migration Review.

Elon Media & Religion Conference Proceedings Published as e-Book

Eight papers from the 2013 Elon University Media and Religion Conference have been published in both e-Book and print-on-demand paperback formats. 

Graduate & Professional School Fair - Oct. 22

11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Moseley Center McKinnon Hall. Open to alumni, all majors, and all years.

Byung Lee receives fellowship to study media analytics at advertising agency

The associate professor of communications also offered a separate workshop about data collection to a university in Korea.

Janna Anderson's talk at Internet Summit covered by USA Today

Privacy and "The Internet of Things" were the subjects of a July 10 conference in Palo Alto, Calif.

Naeemah Clark publishes in Journal of Magazine and New Media Research

The associate professor of communications studied the impact women's magazines had on the acceptance of cosmetic surgery.

Dan Koehler '12 named Fulbright-National Geographic Fellow

The media arts & entertainment Elon graduate is one of five awardees selected for the fellowship made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society.

Naeemah Clark and Jonathan Jones present at Chuck Stone Diversity Program

The two faculty members from Elon University's School of Communications offered presentations to rising high school seniors.

Journalism student featured in USA Today College story

Senior Katie Maraghy discussed the concept, structure and successes of "ELN Morning."

In My Words: Television advice can be another way to build community

Associate Professor Naeemah Clark writes for several regional newspapers about the role she fulfills, and the community she builds, when sharing television show recommendations with friends and loved ones.

New Elon-Pew study looks at threats to the future of the Internet

Imagining the Internet and Pew Research surveyed world technology experts about the challenges to the Internet's future development between now and 2025.

Elon team provides news coverage of Russian event

A team of students, faculty, and alumni from Elon University's School of Communications spent a week in June in Ekaterinburg, Russia, covering the 2014 International Collegiate Programming Contest in video, photo, social media and text. 

Lucinda Austin publishes articles in Encyclopedia of Health Communication

Contributions by the Elon assistant professor of communications are  part of a 600-article volume.

Elon students assume leadership roles for U.S. Open fundraiser

Five students from the Department of Sport and Event Management have recruited volunteers, handled sales receipts and coordinated inventory this month at a concessions tent in Pinehurst, North Carolina, for the 2014 men’s and women’s U.S. Open Championships.

Colin Donohue '05 offers workshop at high school journalism institute

Elon University's coordinator of student media discussed editing and mentoring at a North Carolina Scholastic Media Association program.

Elon's School of Communications places in Top 20 in Hearst competition

Several journalism students pace Elon in the prestigious national contest.

Student-produced music video entered into International Music Video Database

A video created and marketed by Elon University's student-run Limelight Records recording label features the music of Kid Cas, the stage name for Brandon Williams '14.

School of Communications faculty members present research at ICA

Professors Vanessa Bravo, Julie Lellis, Barbara Miller and Qian Xu all participated in the conference.

In My Words: For dedicated educators, parting really is sweet sorrow

Associate Professor Naeemah Clark writes for regional newspapers about the joys and sadness each spring of watching students graduate.

Communications graduates of 2014 boast wide variety of post-commencement jobs, educational experiences

Here's a look at where some of the 2014 School of Communications graduates are headed following Commencement.

Seniors give thanks at graduate receptions

The one-hour school receptions allowed students to introduce parents to faculty mentors, laugh with friends and recognize the people who helped make the last four years possible. 

Senior strategic communications student wins advertising scholarship

Marisa Moody '15 was recognized as a top advertising student in the Triangle and Triad areas of North Carolina.

Elon’s Interactive Media master’s candidates receive degrees

MJ Jacobsen, senior vice president of communications for the National Geographic Society, challenged the 38 “digital natives” in the Interactive Media Class of 2014 to never be complacent about learning new things.

School of Communications recognizes outstanding students, faculty

The school hosted its annual awards ceremony May 6 to honor high achievement from faculty and students in the last year.

Dance major honored at Los Angeles film festival

Rising senior Amber Schmiesing, whose work with film was inspired by her experience in the "Elon in L.A." program, won the Dance Camera West film festival's Emerging Artist Second Runner Up Award for an original dance film. 

Career Moves: SPDC resources help Elon senior prepare for job at Volkswagen

With guidance from faculty and staff in the Student Professional Development Center, strategic communications and political science double major Baron Smith '14 combined his interest in marketing with a passion for cars to secure a position with Volkswagen Group of America's Graduate Program.

In My Words: United Church of Christ brings the fight for equality to North Carolina

Associate Professor Anthony Hatcher writes in several regional newspapers about the activist history of a church that filed a federal lawsuit to overturn North Carolina's constitutional ban against same-sex marriage.

Elon senior receives Princeton in Asia fellowship

Jill Capotosto will spend up to two years in Vietnam assisting with communications for an international wildlife anti-trafficking organization.

Senior journalism major named nominee in sports media contest

Senior Ben Naughton has been recognized for a story he did about the women's tennis team for 'Elon Phoenix Weekly.'

New Elon-Pew Internet study predicts effects of "The Internet of Things" by 2025

Experts predict enhanced health, convenience and productivity while also sharing concerns about privacy, hyped expectations and complexity problems.

Communications students inducted into Lambda Pi Eta

Students entered the Communications honor society in a May 12 ceremony.

Alumna answers the call of the wild

An internship in South Africa her senior year led Anne Goddard '12 to produce an award-winning documentary and solidified her passion for wildlife filmmaking and conservation.

Wes Durham '88 named School's Distinguished Alumnus

The Mass Communication graduate and Atlanta Falcons play-by-play voice was honored with the School's second annual alumni award.

Journalism alumnus places 1st in NDNA competition

Adam Lawson '12 wins reporting award for profile of a baseball player.

Jo Craven McGinty '85 receives School of Communications inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award

New York Times projects editor Jo Craven McGinty, a 1985 Elon journalism graduate who has been a part of two Pulitzer Prize teams, received the first-ever Distinguished Alumni Award in the School of Communications on April 19.

Marianne Brigola ready to help Communications students find their path

The new assistant director of Career Services for the School of Communications will prepare students for internships and careers.

Elon alumni appear on GMA Live

Will Anderson '13, David Gwynn '13 and Matt Carter '14 did a guest spot May 29.

Communications Alumni Network organizes, elects officers

The Communications Alumni Network heard a State of the School address from the dean and an update on the Elon Mentoring Network at its organizing meeting Oct. 20.

Journalism alumnus wins Silver Dome award

Eugene Daniel '11 placed second in a sports broadcast reporting competition.

Doug Finberg '94 receives Distinguished Alumni Award from School of Communications

Doug Finberg ’94, executive vice president for marketing at MGM Studios in Los Angeles, became the second Communications alumnus to receive the inaugural-year Distinguished Alumni Award in the School of Communications on April 26.

Alumni-produced documentary to screen at film festival in Durham

"Win or Lose," produced by Dan Koehler '12 and Liv Dubendorf '12, will have a North Carolina showing this month.

David Douglas '06 wins regional Emmy

The Elon School of Communications alumnus was given the award for work he did at a TV news outlet in Wisconsin.

Kevin Kline '09 snags Emmy for political show

Communications alumnus wins for a piece about a plant explosion in a nearby Texas town.