MSP Grad Makes French Debut

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 […]


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 […]


Blindness not a barrier for sports broadcasters

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 […]


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 […]


SMC places second in National Student Advertising Competition

By: Jordyn Kreshover On April 18th, students from the School of Media and Communication traveled to New York City to participate in The National Student Advertising Competition. Designed to offer students experience developing an entire campaign from start to finish, the competition involves real-world clients and the winning team’s campaign is aired and implemented by […]


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 […]


Students discuss aspects of accuracy and viewer expectations at TURF-CReWS

By Jordyn Kreshover Students from every department at the School of Media and Communication (SMC) presented their academic work at the 22nd annual Temple Undergraduate Research Form—Creative Works Symposium (TURF-CreWS) at the Howard Gittis Student Center. The forum is an outlet where ambitious, motivated undergraduate students present projects and findings to colleagues, faculty, friends and […]