October 2023 - News Articles

NCA’s Basic Course Division Recognizes the SC&I Public Speaking Course

SC&I faculty member Nikolaos Linardopoulos, who manages the course, will accept the 2023 Program of Excellence Award on behalf of SC&I/Department of Communication during the NCA’s annual convention in November. Linardopoulos said the primary goal of the course is “to equip students with the necessary skills to be effective public communicators in a variety of settings and contexts with a particular emphasis on mediated/virtual presentations.”

Playing in and Reporting on Big Ten Sports: Meet Ellie Riegner JMS’24

Riegner, who is majoring in Journalism and Media Studies, is also playing on the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team and interning at NBC Sports where she is working with NBC Sports reporter and SC&I alumna Kathryn Tappen JMS’03. “The best and most unique part about my job is that it shows me firsthand what I hope to be doing moving forward, and it allows me to see the industry front and center. While I always thought this was what I wanted to do for my career, now I know for sure,” Riegner said.

Union for Democratic Communications 2023 Conference: “Left Undone”

The Union for Democratic Communications (UDC) Conference will be held in Philadelphia from October 12-15, 2023. The conference is hosted by the Media, Inequality, and Change (MIC) Center, a collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication and Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information (SC&I); the conference theme is “Left Undone.”