Dean's welcome


Architects designing the School of Communications expansion were on campus in February to discuss final adjustments to the floor plan and introduce color palettes for the interior design. It was enjoyable to view their recommendations for the grand atrium tile, theater carpet and seat fabrics, and the possible extension of the red, blue and green theme already present in McEwen. In the dean’s office, we have an architectural model of how the School of Communications expansion will wrap around Under the Oaks in a beautiful way (but goodbye McEwen parking lot). If you have an opportunity to return to campus, stop by and look it over!

Paul Parsons, Dean

Communications Alumni Network enters second year, elects new steering committee
Bettina Johnson '06 G'11 was elevated to president, while Stuart Jones '12 was selected as the new vice president, and Alexa Boschini '10, Lindsay Eney '09, Kerrie Lindstrom '93 and Madelyn Smith '13 were elected as steering committee members. Read more ...

Several alumni recognized
for their professional work

Three Communications alumniDavid Douglas '06, Kevin Kline '09, Mitch Pittman '09—won Emmys for their regional news coverage, and Wilson Owens '10 made the Forbes "30 Under 30: Music’s Brightest Stars" list.
 

Student media and school organizations
receive state and national honors

Elon Local NewsPRSSA and The Pendulum received recognition from several state and national organizations, including the Radio Television Digital News Association, the Associated Collegiate Press, the College Media Association and national PRSSA.

Communications honor society and adviser
receive top awards from national association
The National Communication Association recently named Elon University's chapter of the Lambda Pi Eta communications honor society its national "Chapter of the Year" and faculty adviser Frances Ward-Johnson its “Adviser of the Year.”

Elon Local News produces
125th anniversary special

Elon Local News, Elon's student television news organization, produced a documentary titled "125 Years. An Elon Anniversary Special" in honor of the university's 125th anniversary. The special showcases Elon's rich history and includes interviews with more than 70 community members. Read more ...

Communications professor, alumna
provide Winter Olympics coverage

Max Negin, an assistant professor in Elon University’s School of Communications, is working as a digital media manager in Sochi, Russia, as part of NBC’s XXII Winter Olympic Games production crew, while Angie Walton '10 is covering the event for USA TODAY Sport.


Recent News

JUNIOR WINS AWARD FROM RAPE PREVENTION ORGANIZATION
Delaney McHugo created a public service announcement for a class assignment and was honored for her work when she entered the video in a contest sponsored by the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network.
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TEAM PRODUCES COVERAGE FOR GLOBAL SOUTH SUMMIT
Senior Joseph Bruno, junior Brandon Joyner and assistant professor Vanessa Bravo reached about 174,000 people with live tweeting and video production from the conference. Read more ...

MCMERTY'S DANCE FILM SELECTED FOR INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
J. McMerty '00, the director of the Elon in Los Angeles program, collaborated with dance professor Jen Guy Metcalf on a film selected for the Cinedans Dance on Screen Festival. Read more ...
SENIOR WINS SCHOLARSHIP FROM NEWS ORGANIZATION
Senior broadcast journalism major Jason Puckett won one of two Presidents Scholarships from the Radio Television Digital News Association. Read more ...
IMEDIA TEAMS TRAVEL ABROAD FOR WINTER ‘FLY-IN’ PROJECTS
Interactive Media graduate students completed annual “fly-in” projects in January for clients in Ecuador, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.
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