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Apr 23, 2014

Six communications students selected to serve as commencement marshals

Six graduating Penn State seniors from the College of Communications -- Samantha Agostino, Victoria Grice, Kelly Jackson, Jianghanhan Li, Lauren Murphy and Jessica Paholsky -- have been selected to serve as student marshals during spring commencement exercises at noon Saturday, May 10, in the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.

Apr 21, 2014

NBCUniversal’s Yaccarino to present communications commencement address

The Penn State alumna who oversees all advertising sales and market strategy for NBCUniversal will return to the University Park campus and provide the commencement address for the College of Communications at noon Saturday, May 10, in the Bryce Jordan Center.

Apr 18, 2014

Students plan free community-wide Happy in Happy Valley event

A Penn State public relations class found most Centre County residents are happy, and has organized a free public event from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Tudek Park to celebrate and improve happiness.

Apr 18, 2014

Researchers to address corporate social responsibility at international meeting

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) research projects supported by the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication will take center stage from 1 to 5 p.m. May 22 in Seattle at a pre-conference session of the International Communications Association (ICA) annual meeting.

Apr 18, 2014

Blue and White Film Festival to feature students' best work

An annual showcase of student film at Penn State -- the Blue and White Film Festival -- will feature a variety of approaches and styles when more than a dozen student-produced films are screened at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the State Theatre in downtown State College.

Apr 17, 2014

Film alum returns for free public session

Nina JackCollege of Communications alumna Nina Jack, first assistant director for "Breaking Bad" and "Mad Men," will participate in a free public session from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 21, in Carnegie Cinema

In addition two those critically acclaimed and wildly popular TV series, Jack has worked on a variety of TV movies and series. Her on-campuspresentation is titled "Breaking into Show Business."

Jack ('94 Film) will serve as a producer on the upcoming series "Better Call Saul," a "Breaking Bad" spinoff that has already been signed for 24 initial epidodes and will debut later this year.

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