News & Events
Feb 22, 2017
Eight Penn State undergraduates, all of whom are studying in the College of Communications and are members of the Schreyer Honors College, will conduct thesis presentations Feb. 28 during a Scholars Roundtable on the University Park campus.
Feb 20, 2017
Net neutrality advocates want to make sure internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon have minimal control over how users access content on the web. However, new, award-winning research by a Penn State College of Communications faculty member says giving these companies some leeway might not be all bad.
Feb 17, 2017
For one THON dancer, THON has changed not only how she sees the world, but also how she sees her role in it: "My aspiration to do work that betters the lives of children has, through my experience with THON, transformed into a desire, into a need, into a promise I’ve made with myself."
Feb 15, 2017
While hundreds of students will spend 46 hours dancing in an effort to battle childhood cancer this weekend in the Bryce Jordan Center, around 60 more students will be conducting the live webcast to bring Penn State Dance Marathon to viewers all over the world. The webcast will begin at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 17 and will be live through the conclusion of THON at 4 p.m. Feb. 19.
Feb 14, 2017
The New Faces of an Ancient People Traditional American Indian Powwow, recognized as one of the finest of its kind, is seeking volunteers for the annual two-day event hosted by Penn State. The family friendly powwow, which is free and open to the public, is set for April 1-2 at Mount Nittany Middle School.
Feb 13, 2017
The internet-based radio station housed in the College of Communications at Penn State has launched an app and added an "m" -- becoming CommRadio and becoming even more easily accessible for listeners all over the world.
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Sam Smink (2010, Journalism),
joined WPTV (an NBC affiliate) in West Palm Beach, Florida, as an investigative reporter.
Katie Robles (2001, Film-Video),
the author of Sex, Soup, and Two Fisted Eating: Hilarious Weight Loss for Wives which provides tips and encouragement for women to lose weight and get healthy and keeps them entertained along the way.
Rob Joswiak (2004, Telecommunications),
and Matthew McCarty ('95 Edu) are both Air Force veterans who were given their first post assignments as Department of State Foreign Service Officers. Joswiak's website covers his background (www.robjoswiak.com) while McCarty is a retired pilot now embarking on a second career as a diplomat. Both were sworn in Feb. 17 by Secretary Tillerson at the Harry S. Truman Building in Washington, D.C.