News & Events
Sep 16, 2014
A policy director for a longtime Pennsylvania state senator and a prolific political writer will address the use of social media by government -- especially ethical matters in the gray area between governance and working toward re-election -- during a free public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the HUB-Robeson Center Auditorium.
Sep 15, 2014
A feature-length film produced by two Penn State faculty members has been accepted for the FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia, with its screening set at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Franklin Institute Theater.
Sep 15, 2014
As the number of U.S. casualties rose in Afghanistan, reporters filed more stories about the conflict and those articles grew increasingly negative about both the war effort and the military, according to a Penn State researcher.
Sep 12, 2014
An annual start-of-the-semeter tradition in the College of Communications -- an ice cream reception for students, faculty and staff -- again drew a positive response and strong turnout on the Carnegie Building lawn Friday.
Along with building a sense of community by providing interaction among people in the College of Communications, the session, coordinated by the Office of Multicultural Officials, also provides the opportunity to for student organizations to share information about their activities and missions.
Still, the highlight of the day was the frozen treats from the Berkey Creamery on campus.
Sep 11, 2014
Jeffrey A. Knapp, associate librarian, has been appointed the Foster Communications Librarian in Penn State’s University Libraries and will begin his new responsibilities in mid-September.
Sep 10, 2014
An attentive, engaged audience and presenters full of quality advice and insight made "Sports Night at the Museum" a resounding success Tuesday at the Penn State All-Sports Musuem.
Coordinated by the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism and open to all Penn State students interested in sports communications, marketing or media, the session featured several small panels in the media room at Beaver Stadium followed by roundtable discussions.
Attendees represented every class at Penn State, from students who have been on campus just a couple of weeks to those who have begun their final year at the University. There was information and opportunities for all students in attendance, and Curley Center officials detailed the application process and shared the fall semester schedule of events.
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Jeanine Larson (2004, Broadcast Journalism),
was recognized as North Dakota's Communicator of Achievement at the National Federation of Press Women conference in Greenville, S.C., Sept. 4-6. Larson also received two national awards: first place for Web and Social Media - Website (edited or managed by entrant), corporate or for-profit and second place for Web and Social Media - Social Media Campaign, corporate or for-profit.
Peter Chalfin (2008, Journalism),
was recently hired as an annual giving associate in the athletics development office at the University of Michigan.
Karen Carnabucci (1973, Journalism),
is the author of a new book "Show and Tell Psychodrama: Skills for Therapists, Coaches, Teachers, Leaders," published by Nusanto Publishing. She is a psychotherapist and psychodrama trainer in private practice in Racine, Wisconsin.