June 2017 - News Articles

We’re Following SC&I Grad Alanna Doherty… So are 61,000 Others

Alanna Doherty, a 2017 School of Communication and Information graduate, speaks on her rising Instagram presence (61,000 followers and counting) that focuses on fashion. Majoring in Journalism and Media Studies with a minor in Digital Communication, Information and Media, Alanna is successfully using the strategies she learned at SC&I which is resulting in a very impressive social media following.

Exclusive Opportunity for Rutgers Alumnae Only!

The Alison R. Bernstein Media Mentoring Program is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 program year. This is an exclusive opportunity open to only Rutgers alumnae! The ARB Media Mentoring Program is nine-month mentoring program that addresses the underrepresentation of women in leadership, production, and creative roles across all media and information technology platforms. Application deadline is Monday, July 24, 2017.

JMS Major Kayla Jackson Wins UPitchNJ 2017 Competition with Her Start-Up PeduL

The competition was intense, but when SC&I’s Journalism and Media Studies Program (JMS) major Kayla Jackson ’17 presented at UPitchNJ, in front of competitors from 12 other New Jersey colleges and universities, she was calm and focused on doing what she’s done almost 60 times before when pitching PeduL, a start-up she founded at Rutgers with her business partner and fellow JMS major Chisa Egbelu ’16.

Professor Kathryn Greene and REAL Prevention Receive Grant for Phase II of “Interactive Technology for Media Literacy Drug Prevention in Community Groups”

The School of Communication and Information (SC&I), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is proud to announce the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funding award for Phase II of the project “Interactive Technology for Media Literacy Drug Prevention in Community Groups.” Principal Investigators Michael L. Hecht, REAL Prevention, and Kathryn Greene, professor of Communication at SC&I, were awarded over $1.4 million by the National Institute of Health (NIH) for their research.