December 2022 - News Articles

Interested in Developing Lifelong Communication Skills? Join the Rutgers Public Speaking Organization!

The Rutgers University RPSO, based at SC&I, is a fun, collegial group of Rutgers students who are working to improve their communicating, public speaking, interviewing, and presenting skills. All students, regardless of their initial level of interest and commitment, are welcome to join, and club members are not required to participate in public speaking competitions.

Librarian Kaley Iacovetta MI‘19 Shares Their Story and Spreads Some Philly Love

A fateful search on Indeed led Kaley to apply for a youth services position at Collingswood Public Library. They recalled, “I was convinced there was a literal lightbulb turning on above my head as I realized that library work is the perfect nexus of education, literature, and community service. Soon after, I enrolled in SC&I’s Master of Information program with a concentration in School Librarianship.”

Linda Roman JMS’78: “Develop a Healthy Skepticism to Keep You Looking for the Truth”

Roman, a journalist and an editor who has worked throughout her career for local and national publications including the Journal News in Westchester County, NY, Reader’s Digest magazine, the New York Times Syndicate, and Consumer Reports, said she advises current Journalism and Media Studies students to always remember “Content is King.”

Non-Degree Programs Take New Name—Continuing and Professional Studies—and Offer Enhanced DAM Certificates

The Professional Development Studies Department at Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information (SC&I) has changed its name to Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS). The revised nomenclature more precisely describes the scope of the non-degree offerings available within the department as it expands its program offerings in the coming months.