Part-Time Lecturer Jack Grasso has been rewarded by his students for his inspiring teaching and mentoring. Seven of his students nominated him as the 2017 “Career Mentor of the Year.”
Check out the day in the life of our dean, Jonathan Potter.
The Rutgers University School of Communication & Information Alumni Association Annual Distinguished Alumni Award Dinner was held on Wednesday, April 19. This year’s recipient was #JMS alumni Mike Emanuel, '90. Evangelia Papamarkou, President SC&I Alumni Association, gave the welcome of the evening and presented the award along with Associate Dean of Research Mark Aakhus.
Many of SC&I’s faculty and students will soon be headed west to attend the 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). The conference, themed “Interventions: Communication Research and Practice” will be held in San Diego from May 25–29.
Teenagers are particularly susceptible to attractive images in ads, movies and online material, says. Kathryn Greene, professor of communication in the School of Communication and Information, and they lack the media literacy to evaluate and counter these messages.
The afternoon of April 26 at the College Avenue Student Center Lounge was a buzz of activity when over 250 people gathered for ITI Showcase Spring 2017 to see 33 student teams from the Management of Technological Organizations class compete in the Pitch, Poster, and Prototype competition and to attend the launch of the Spring 2017 Capstone project, AUXO Garden.
Do you have a passion for words? Are you interested in public speaking? Do you have something important to say? If so, the Rutgers School of Communication (SC&I)'s 2017 Public Speaking Contest, was the place for you. The event was held on Friday April 14 from 2 to 7 p.m. in the Main SC&I Building.
The SC&I Honors Day celebration, which has been an annual tradition for nine years, was held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at the Brower Commons Dining Room on College Avenue.
The Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA) Spring Dinner was held in the Livingston Dining Commons in early May. The dinner serves as a spring business meeting for the honor society. Professor Juan Gonzalez gave a rousing speech that touched on the roles of technology, truth, and integrity in journalism and the importance of covering the issues and stories that often go uncovered.
Journalism and Media Studies undergraduate Angelica Morales has been awarded a $2,500 U.S. State Department-funded Gilman Scholarship, to study in JMS' new global journalism program in Bologna, Italy.
Nothing beats knowing that the journey one has started is coming to a successful end. Only 8.9 percent of Americans hold a master’s degree, and now three of our Master of Communication and Information (MCIS) (now known as Master of Communication and Media (MCM)) students can add their names to this list, as they presented their last presentations on May 3, 2017.
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, will hold its graduation ceremony for all of its students earning degrees in 2017. SC&I’s Convocation will take place on May 11 from 3-5 p.m. in the Louis Brown Athletic Center (RAC) on the Livingston Campus.
Rutgers School of Communication and Information faculty participated in a SC&I Scholarship Incubator on “A Post-Truth Era of Fake-Alternative Facts!?” to discuss collaborating on this issue.
The School of Communication & Information (SC&I) participated in Rutgers Day, held on Saturday, April 29. SC&I had a booth in Voorhees Mall on the College Avenue Campus.