News and Events

  • Strategic communication major to address Class of 2014
    by Ryan Brandenberg/Temple University Senior strategic communication major Genevieve Greene will share the story of how she rose to a place among the academic elite with the Class of 2014 as the student speaker for the School of Media and Communication’s winter graduation ceremony Dec. 18. Coming in as… read more
    Published on 2014-11-25
  • Pompper receives 2014 Top Book Award at NCA Conference
    Donnalyn Pompper, SMC ’94, ’01, associate professor of strategic communication in Temple University’s School of Media and Communication, won the “2014 Top Book Award” from the Organizational Communication Division of the National Communication Association for her recent book, Practical and Theoretical Implications of Successfully Doing Difference in Organizations. The book… read more
    Published on 2014-11-24
  • Prof. Feistman to present at international PR conference
    Gregg Feistman, an associate professor in the Strategic Communication Department at Temple University’s School of Media and Communication, will be part of a panel discussion on risk management at one of the largest public relations conferences in the world. “The Game of Risk: What’s the Problem and How to Manage… read more
    Published on 2014-10-09
  • SMC welcomes new chair of Strategic Communication Department
    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… read more
    Published on 2014-08-05
  • Professor edits new book on social movements
    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… read more
    Published on 2014-08-04
  • Book showcases benefits diversity brings to the workplace
    There exists a sentiment in corporate America that diversity in the workplace can negatively impact the bottom line because hiring people from different backgrounds could spark more internal conflict. Not necessarily so, writes Donnalyn Pompper in her latest book. The associate professor of strategic communication, who has taught at Temple… read more
    Published on 2014-05-13
  • SMC professors earn Provost merit awards
    Thirty-nine faculty members from the School of Media and Communication have received awards for meritorious activity from the Temple University Office of the Provost. Each year, Temple University recognizes faculty for outstanding performance in teaching and instruction, research, scholarship, creative activity and/or service to the university or their individual professions… read more
    Published on 2014-05-05
  • Study finds hints of social responsibility in top Fortune 500 company mission statements
    Wal-Mart wants to “save people money.” Chevron aspires to “be the global energy company most admired for its people, partnerships and performance.” Microsoft’s mission statement says the company’s goal is to “help people and businesses realize their full potential.” In her most recent study, Donnalyn Pompper, associate professor of strategic… read more
    Published on 2014-04-09
  • TUTV show on self-acceptance leads to new book for adjunct prof
    On Tuesday, April 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lisa Bien, an adjunct professor in the Strategic Communication Department and host of Bouncing Back with Lisa Bien, will launch her first book and self-help/memoir Life Happens: Bounce Back! Bien said the book can be used as a tool for… read more
    Published on 2014-03-20
  • Strat Comm major proves leadership prowess at Temple‚Äôs Organization of African Students
    By Sofiya BallinSMC Communications Mathos Sokolo, 21, of Philadelphia is a senior strategic communication major and the president of the Organization of African Students (OAS). As we celebrate Black History Month through SMC students who are leaders of some of Temple’s student organizations, we discussed how he pursued his passion… read more
    Published on 2014-02-21