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Art Direction Track now requires portfolio review and acceptance (7/28/2015) - By Dan Meyers The Department of Advertising has announced new requirements for the Art Direction Track. Starting in Spring semester, 2016, students interested in the Art Direction Track for the following semester will need to go through a portfolio review process and be accepted before they can take upper-level art direction track courses. For incoming […]
New Advertising curriculum includes focus on digital skills for job market (7/28/2015) - By Dan Meyers To prepare students for the evolving job market, the Department of Advertising is rolling out a new curriculum that increases the emphasis on the digital side of advertising. The Department will now also offer a new concentration in media planning. The department will continue to teach the core communication skills and advertising […]
Advertising Chair Dr. Osei Appiah New Advertising chair focused on helping outstanding program compete at highest level (7/28/2015) - By Dan Meyers The new chair of the Department of Advertising, Osei Appiah, PhD, says he is eager to continue the department’s thriving education program and expand research. Appiah also wants to expand connections to the Philadelphia community — especially young people who remind him of himself a few decades ago, growing up in poverty, […]
kauffman-headshot Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Kauffman (7/1/2015) - From the marching band to the boardroom, Metropolitan New York chapter chair Michael Kauffman, SMC ’86, has managed to pursue his dreams in music, media and communication while still giving back to the university that helped him get his start. I chose to attend Temple University when I learned about a program called Radio, Television, […]
Scott Gratson selected for 2015 Graduate Scholar Award (7/1/2015) - Scott Gratson will be honored at the International Conference on the Arts in Society, held in London in July. He will be recognized for his research related to cadaver tombs in England and Germany. His study investigated how rhetorical images of the body interconnect with changing concepts of memory, theology, and viewership.

Advertising

Art Direction Track now requires portfolio review and acceptance (7/28/2015) - By Dan Meyers The Department of Advertising has announced new requirements for the Art Direction Track. Starting in Spring semester, 2016, students interested in the Art Direction Track for the following semester will need to go through a portfolio review process and be accepted before they can take upper-level art direction track courses. For incoming […]
New Advertising curriculum includes focus on digital skills for job market (7/28/2015) - By Dan Meyers To prepare students for the evolving job market, the Department of Advertising is rolling out a new curriculum that increases the emphasis on the digital side of advertising. The Department will now also offer a new concentration in media planning. The department will continue to teach the core communication skills and advertising […]
Advertising Chair Dr. Osei Appiah New Advertising chair focused on helping outstanding program compete at highest level (7/28/2015) - By Dan Meyers The new chair of the Department of Advertising, Osei Appiah, PhD, says he is eager to continue the department’s thriving education program and expand research. Appiah also wants to expand connections to the Philadelphia community — especially young people who remind him of himself a few decades ago, growing up in poverty, […]
Advertising Alum Named Finalist in Young Ones Competition (6/16/2015) - By Logan Beck May 2015 graduate and advertising alumna Heather Kasprzak was named a finalist in The One Show Young Ones Competition, one of the most renowned  international advertising competitions for young professionals. After being invited by advertising professor Kathy Mueller to join a group of students entering the competition as an independent study, Kasprzak was ready […]
Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Siliani, Advertising class of 2010 (5/15/2015) - By: Logan Beck Lauren Siliani, a 2010 School of Media and Communication graduate, discovered her talent for advertising while completing an internship with College Works Painting. “It was not until after that internship did I realize that advertising was my niche,” Siliani said. “I then got involved in the School of Media and Communication and […]

Comm Studies

Scott Gratson selected for 2015 Graduate Scholar Award (7/1/2015) - Scott Gratson will be honored at the International Conference on the Arts in Society, held in London in July. He will be recognized for his research related to cadaver tombs in England and Germany. His study investigated how rhetorical images of the body interconnect with changing concepts of memory, theology, and viewership.
Alexandra Fleming SMC Student of the Week: Alexandra Fleming (2/24/2015) - Alexandra Fleming   Major: Communication Studies and Italian Expected graduation: May 2015 How did you choose your major? I have been a Communication Studies major since day one and picked it because I see a great importance in studying the way in which people speak and how to effectively get a message across to the […]
Julie SMC Student of the Week: Julie Seidman (2/10/2015) - Julie Seidman Major: Communication Studies and Russian, Minor in German Expected graduation: May 2015 Career aspirations/future plans: To complete a master’s program in Russian Area Studies How did you choose your major? Choosing my major was a long process, and I actually discovered Communication Studies fairly late in the game. I started out undeclared and then […]
Lambda Pi Eta supports AIDS Walk Philly (11/13/2013) - Ten students from the School of Media and Communication embarked on a 12K walk Oct. 20 to raise money for HIV/AIDS. At this year’s 27th annual AIDS Walk Philly, the team from Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association Honor Society,  joined together to achieve their goal of raising $500 in the fight against HIV/AIDS, which […]
Diane Sokolow, RTF '56, speaks with the SMC Study Away students. SMC alumni offer tips on how to succeed in New York (8/16/2013) - For two summers, Temple students have taken on the Big Apple through the School of Media and Communication’s New York Study Away program. This past year, the prospect of living and working in NYC for these 13 students seemed much more attainable after meeting SMC alumni who forged the path ahead of them. Throughout the […]

Journalism

IMG_2924 Student spotlight: Logan Beck (6/18/2015) - By: Jordyn Kreshover Major: Journalism Expected graduation: May 2017 Dream job: My ultimate dream is to work for Cosmopolitan. Why did you choose Journalism as your major? I’ve always had a passion for writing, so when I got to high school I signed up for a journalism course and the rest is history. I knew that […]
unnamed Alumni Spotlight: Kelsey Dubinsky (6/16/2015) - By Logan Beck Kelsey Dubinsky walked across the stage at graduation to receive her degree in journalism after a truly dynamic Temple experience. Dubinsky has taken her talents into the magazine industry, accepting a position as a photography assistant at Parents Magazine. With a primary interest in photojournalism, Dubinsky explored multiple organizations to hone her […]
blind_broadcasters_main_medium Blindness not a barrier for sports broadcasters (5/8/2015) - On the set of We Make the Call, a weekly hourlong show that features four students debating sports on TUTV, Temple University’s digital cable station, Class of 2015 broadcast journalism majors Nick Gomberg and Matt Wallace tend to have different approaches. Gomberg, who is somewhat shy by nature, at first had difficulty interjecting his points […]
unnamed Alumni Spotlight: Erica Palan (3/16/2015) - For alumna Erica Palan (SMC ’08), there is no such thing as a “typical day in the office.” Palan serves as the social media manager for Philly.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer as well as The Daily News, and is proud to be #TempleMade. Her mornings often include lots of emails, meetings with reporters, and content strategizing. But as […]
Carolyn Kitch Dr. Carolyn Kitch Appointed Chair of Department of Journalism (2/25/2015) - Dr. Carolyn Kitch has been selected as the new chair of the Journalism Department. Serving as a member of SMC’s faculty since 1999, Dr. Kitch has been recognized for her contributions to the field in and out of the classroom. She has been honored with the James W. Carey Media Research Award, the Lindback Award […]

MS&P

steve-lipman MSP Grad Makes French Debut (5/20/2015) - By: Logan Beck Graduating senior and Media Studies & Production (MSP) major Steve Lipman has been featured on TUTV several times throughout his time at Temple and made his on-screen debut overseas at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Lipman landed one of the lead roles in a horror-comedy film titled Demon Hole, which recently […]
Nancy Morris honored with the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching (4/28/2015) - Temple University honored faculty members for their excellence in teaching, research and creativity at a recent awards ceremony. The Faculty Awards Luncheon on April 14 celebrated educators and scholars whose accomplishments include pioneering ways to reverse the effects of heart failure, guiding Congress in its work on refining tax laws, and inspiring students to succeed […]
Love of poetry leads to EPPY win for media studies and production major (11/10/2014) - A story by Temple University media studies and production major Cambriae Winifred Bates won the top prize in the news or event feature video category in this national competition.
Mobile broadcasting truck visits Temple’s campus (10/30/2014) - Students interested in music and sound crowded into the SSL Broadcast Equipment Demonstration Vehicle to check out some of the industry's latest technology.
TUTV to air Coach Rhule’s weekly press conference (8/29/2014) - There’s a new way to relive the excitement of Temple University Football each week. TUTV-Temple University Television began airing Coach Matt Rhule’s Tuesday press conferences live starting Sept. 2. The new show, The Matt Rhule Weekly on OwlSports Update, is hosted by Zach Gelb, a junior media studies and production major from Dix Hills, New […]

StrC

Strategic communication major to address Class of 2014 (11/25/2014) - After transferring from a small community college, Genevieve Greene made sure to take advantage of everything a Temple University education can offer.
Pompper receives 2014 Top Book Award at NCA Conference (11/24/2014) - A professor of strategic communication at Temple University Pompper earned the honor for Practical and Theoretical Implications of Successfully Doing Difference in Organizations.
Prof. Feistman to present at international PR conference (10/9/2014) - He will be part of a panel discussion on “The Game of Risk: What’s the Problem and How to Manage It” at the PRSA 2014 International Conference held Oct. 12-14 in Washington, District of Columbia.
Lance Holbert SMC welcomes new chair of Strategic Communication Department (8/5/2014) - SMC’s Department of Strategic Communication will launch its second decade this fall with a new chair at its helm. Professor Lance Holbert joined the faculty this summer with visions of expanding the program to expose as many students as possible to the international trends in the field. Holbert replaces Cornelius Pratt who has served as […]
Jason Del Gandio Professor edits new book on social movements (8/4/2014) - A faculty member in Temple’s Department of Strategic Communication has co-edited a new book that can be used as a “how-to” guide for planning a successful social movement. Assistant Professor Jason Del Gandio, along with Anthony J. Nocella II, a senior fellow at the Hamline School of Law, have produced “Educating for Action: Strategies to […]

Accolades

Chris Harper to present "News: Getting Smaller and Smaller" in China

Journalism Professor Chris Harper will present a lecture on July 17 at the School of Journalism and [...]

Scott Gratson selected for 2015 Graduate Scholar Award

Scott Gratson will be honored at the International Conference on the Arts in Society, held in London[...]

Patrick Murphy publishes special issue

Congratulations to Patrick Murphy on the publication of a special issue on "Media, Human Rights and [...]

Donnalyn Pompper releases new book

Congratulations to Donnalyn Pompper for the release of her new book titled Corporate Social Responsi[...]

Congratulations to Hector Postigo on the publication of his article in Social Media + Society

Congratulations to Professor Hector Postigo on the publication of his article in Social Media + Soci[...]

Brian Creech and Andy Mendelson publish new article

Congratulations to Brian Creech and Andy Mendelson on their publication of a new article titled "Ima[...]

Heather LaMarre wins top faculty paper in political communication interest group at AEJMC

Heather LaMarre, assistant professor in the Department of Strategic Communication, won top faculty p[...]

Nancy Morris honored with the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

Temple University honored faculty members for their excellence in teaching, research and creativity [...]


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