News and Events

  • 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

  • Sisters discover social media gold with skyline shots from Morgan Hall
    Temple SMC students Megan and Maureen Healy gaze on the Philly skyline from the 22nd floor of Morgan Hall. (Photo by Betsy Manning/Temple University) By Jeff CroninSMC Communications You’ve seen the stunning images of the Philadelphia skyline that have been shared, retweeted, liked and have otherwise run rampant on… read more



    Published on 2013-11-18

  • Pompper inducted as honorary member of Golden Key International Honour Society
    Strategic communication student Zadian Gayle (L) nominated Donnalyn Pompper for the honor. Strategic Communication Associate Professor Donnalyn Pompper was inducted as an honorary member of the Golden Key International Honour Society (GKIHS) at a Nov. 2 Temple University Chapter ceremony in Mitten Hall. The GKIHS has more than 2… read more



    Published on 2013-11-04