News & Events
Jul 29, 2015
Faculty members, graduate students and alumni from the College of Communications at Penn State have made the program one of the most productive at an upcoming international conference.
Jul 24, 2015
Five interns from the College of Communications are completing summer internships at O, The Oprah Magazine, in New York City.
Jul 22, 2015
A student who earned an undergraduate degree in public relations will serve as student marshal for the College of Communications during the University’s summer commencement ceremonies Aug. 15 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.
Jul 21, 2015
Location-based advertisements may pinpoint customers geographically, but often miss the target because customers may find the ads creepy and intrusive, according to an international team of researchers. To overcome this negativity, the researchers suggest advertisers invite their customers to help tailor ads they might receive.
Jul 20, 2015
For the first time ever, ESPN will be the official broadcaster of Special Olympics World Games, and a Penn State graduate has been part of the team in the partnership that made coverage of the 2015 games in Los Angeles possible.
Jul 20, 2015
A Penn State faculty member co-authored a recently released book that focuses on helping students get started as academic researchers.
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Kevin Petrochko (2013, Telecommunications),
has been hired as a news videographer for WTAJ-TV in Altoona, Pa.
Monica Pryts (2004, Journalism),
earned two Keystone Press Awards from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association for her work in 2014 with Allied News, Grove City, Pennsylvania, where she's a staff writer and photographer. Allied News is in Division VII for weekly publications with a circulation of under 5,000. She earned first place in the ongoing news coverage category for a series of articles on local gas and oil drilling. She also received an honorable mention in the general news category for "Fighting Red Ink," an article that focused on a local volunteer fire department that was struggling to the point of asking town officials to raise taxes.
Susan Carln (1981, Broadcast Journalism),
, vice president of administrative and audio visual services for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) was selected by her peers as one of the top innovators in the associaton and non-profit community in Washington, D.C., through BizNow. Carlin was the driving force behind innovative technology solutions advancing the mission of NCTA.