Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Kauffman

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

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.


Alumni Spotlight: Kelsey Dubinsky

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 […]


Alumni Spotlight: Robert Eibach

By Logan Beck Robert Eibach, (SMC ‘04) spent his time at Temple working and playing lacrosse, not knowing that one day he would go on to be a Grammy-award winning record producer. He began his Temple career as a biochemistry major, but quickly realized he wasn’t connecting with the science profession. After hearing about SMC the then-named School of […]


Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Siliani, Advertising class of 2010

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 […]


Susan Goldberg addresses the class of 2015

Today, I am going to talk about change. Or, as we call it now, “disruption.” It’s my story. It is the story of the media business. And in ways even more profound, it’ll be your story, whether you’re in journalism, advertising, strategic communications or media studies. But first, I have a confession: I’ve never sat […]


Lambda Pi Eta collects over 1,800 items in drive to benefit the Morris Home

By: Logan Beck Temple’s chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (LPE), the official honor society of the National Communication Association, has successfully collected approximately 1,800 items in its second annual clothing and items drive for the Morris Home in West Philadelphia. The Morris Home is dedicated to the needs of the transgender community, and provides a […]


Meet Richard Li, this year’s graduation speaker

By Jordyn Kreshover Richard Li, Media Studies and Production major, transferred to Temple when he was a sophomore after receiving phone calls from Owl Ambassadors. He said he got the sense that Temple was an exciting and welcoming place to attend. Now that he is about to graduate, he’s sure he made the right decision. […]


SMC students recognized at Annual Diamond Award Ceremony

By: Jordyn Kreshover The School of Media and Communication is proud to recognize this year’s recipients of the Diamond Award. The Diamond Award is the highest recognition by Student Affairs given to undergraduate students. Recipients of the award have demonstrated superior leadership, academic achievement, service to the University, and an impact on a local, regional […]


Pesantez follows her dreams all the way to South Korea

By: Jordyn Kreshover Daharis Pesantez (SMC,’14) always wanted to step out of her comfort zone. While growing up on the East Coast, she had dreams of seeing the world. Upon graduation in January of 2014, the Communication Studies major began working in the marketing department of an accounting firm. She always assumed she would work […]