Don’t miss Mass Comm Week 2015!


Mass Comm

Week 2015

kicks off

next Monday!


2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Freelancing: Building a Career after Graduation | Dunham Hall TV Studio

Speaker: Ashley Seering, Videographer/Owner, Night Owl Productions

3:00 – 4:15 p.m. Conflict Mediation and Community Building in the Time of Crisis | Studio C

Panelists: Dr. Zachary Schaefer, Assistant Professor of Applied Communication Studies,

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and a certified mediator

Dr. Stefan Bradley, Associate Professor of History

Director of African American Studies, Saint Louis University

John Doggette, Executive Director of Community Mediation Center of St. Louis


2:00 – 3:15 p.m. What You Wish You Knew Before You Graduated | DH 1015

Panelists: Mike Swallow, Training Specialist, World Wide Technology, Inc.

Lexi Cortes, Copy Editor/Designer and Reporter, Belleville News-Democrat

Ben Eversmann, Graphic Designer, Think Tank PR & Marketing

Olivia Hopson, Social Media Manager, Think Tank PR & Marketing

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Provocation: Ukraine | Studio C

Panelists: Dr. Olga Bezhanova, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature,

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Dr. Sophia Wilson, Assistant Professor of Political Science,

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville


11:00 – 2:00 p.m. First Amendment Free Food Festival | Dunham Hall Patio Area

Tammy Merrett, Program Director, The Alestle, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

12:00 -1:15 p.m. Provocation: Ferguson | Studio C

Panelists: Whitney Curtis, Independent Photojournalist

Jim Forbes, Photojournalist, STL Post-Dispatch

Christian Lee, The Alestle


2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Journalism in France & Provocation Charlie Hebdo | Studio C

Panelists: Vincent Alexander Jean-Claude Jarnigon, Editor-in-Chief, Ouest-France, Rennes (Daily)

Violette Lazard, Investigative Reporter, Le Nouvel Observateur (Weekly)

Ms. Sophie Pierson, Interpreter, the Department of State

Jessica Bellomo, Director of the International Visitor Leadership Program STL

2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Alternative, Activist & Community News Coverage of Ferguson | Dunham Hall TV Studio

Panelists: Kenya Vaughn, the St. Louis American Web Editor

Chris King, the St. Louis American Editorial Director

Leigh Maibes, livestream broadcaster and protestor, Short Stack


6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ALUMNI EVENING | Dunham Hall TV Studio, SIUE

downloadable version: masscommweek2015

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