Friday, March 21, 2014

School of C alumni making a difference


SOC recent alum Glynn Pogue is a Peace Corp volunteer in Cambodia. Read the feature on Glynn from the April 2014 Essence:
http://www.howard.edu/newsroom/pdf/essence.pdf

On a similar note, Peace Corps recently named Howard University a Top HBCU:






http://www.howard.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/20140318PeaceCorpsNamesHowardUniversity2014TopHBCU.html


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Congratulations to Dr. John Jackson, SOC alumnus, who was named Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. John Jackson






 


Monday, March 17, 2014

Scholarship at Howard


School of Communications
Presents
A Night with the Authors


4-7 p.m., March 20, 2014
Founders Room

Founders Library
500 Howard Place, NW
Washington, DC 20059






The School of Communications is proud to present the recent scholarship of eight faculty members and one alumnus and their recently published books. Join us for an evening of readings, discussions and book signings with our authors.
Dr. Joan C. Payne, interim chair and professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders (COSD)
Adult Neurogenic Language Disorders: Assessment and Treatment. A Comprehensive Ethnobiological Approach, 2nd Edition (2014)


Dr. Clinton Wilson, professor, Communication, Culture & Media Studies (CCMS)Whither the Black Press?: Glorious Past, Uncertain Future (2014) 
Dr. Chuka Onwumechili, chair and professor, Strategic, Legal and Management Communications (SLMC) 
 Identity and Nation in African Football: Fans, Community and Clubs (2014)

Dr. Kehbuma Langmia, Dr. Tia Tyree, Dr. Pamela O'Brien and Ms. Ingrid Sturgis, Strategic, Legal and Management Communications (SLMC)
Social Media: Pedagogy and Practice (2014)

Dr. Carolyn Byerly, professor, Communication, Culture & Media Studies (CCMS)
The Palgrave International Handbook of Women and Journalism (2013)

Mr. Jeff Burns, Jr., alumnus
The Brotherhood of Drew Hall (2014)


For more information, please contact the School of Communications, Dr. Joan Payne, (202) 806-6967

Wednesday, March 12, 2014


Radio One $4 million gift to School of Communications
Howard University 90th Charter Day Gala
Alfred C. Liggins, CEO of Radio One announces gift in honor of his mother, Cathy Hughes, CEO/Founder, and Howard alumna

Friday, March 7, 2014


School of C students &
Ford HBCU Community Challenge Competition



From left to right, Dean Gracie Lawson-Borders, Dr. Bishetta Merritt, Bryan Williams (sophomore, NY), Alysha GoPaul (senior, California), Karl Hanner (MFA, MD), Dr. Paula Matabane, Antoinette Burriss (Director of Partnership Development for Earth’s Natural Force Connections, Washington, DC), Elizabeth McAdams (Ford); front row l-r: Victoria Donfor (sophomore, MD), Jami Ramberon (MFA, MD)
SOC pride for our students who placed third in the Ford Motor Co. Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Challenge Competition. Ford representatives were recently on campus to present a check to the winners.


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SOC Faculty named Back in the Newsroom Fellow
Congratulations to Yolanda McCutchen, Media, Journalism and Film (MJFC) department, who was recently named a 2014 Back in the Newsroom Fellow. She will spend two months this summer in The Washington Post newsroom. The goal of the program is to provide faculty and opportunity to experience the changes occurring in newsrooms, share their expertise with partners in the program, and consider ways to revamp their curriculum to help prepare students for the new media workplace.
The fellowship is sponsored by the International Center for Journalists.


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School of Communications
Presents
A Night with the Authors


4-7 p.m., Thursday, March 20, 2014
Founders Room
Howard University Founders Library
500 Howard Place, NW
Washington, DC 20059


The School of Communications is proud to present the recent scholarship of eight faculty members and one alumnus and their recently published books. Join us for an evening of readings, discussions and book signings with our authors.

Dr. Joan C. Payne, interim chair and professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders (COSD)

Adult Neurogenic Language Disorders: Assessment and Treatment. A Comprehensive Ethnobiological Approach, 2nd Edition (2014)

Dr. Clinton Wilson, professor, Communication, Culture & Media Studies (CCMS)
Whither the Black Press?: Glorious Past, Uncertain Future (2014)
Dr. Chuka Onwumechili, chair and professor, Strategic, Legal and Management Communications (SLMC)
Identity and Nation in African Football: Fans, Community and Clubs (2014)

Dr. Kehbuma Langmia, Dr. Tia Tyree, Dr. Pamela O'Brien and Ms. Ingrid Sturgis, Strategic, Legal and Management Communications (SLMC)
Social Media: Pedagogy and Practice (2014)

Dr. Carolyn Byerly, professor, Communication, Culture & Media Studies (CCMS)
The Palgrave International Handbook of Women and Journalism (2013)

Mr. Jeff Burns, Jr., alumnus
The Brotherhood of Drew Hall (2014)


For more information, please contact the School of Communications, Dr. Joan Payne, (202) 806-6967

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