Mass Comm Week Explores Complex Media Landscape

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Mass Communications presented global perspectives from nationally and internationally recognized speakers on today’s complex media landscape, during Mass Comm Week held April 3-6. “With this week’s theme of “Diversity Amidst Adversity,” we wanted to shine a light on the unusual and complex dynamics … More Mass Comm Week Explores Complex Media Landscape

SIUE Mass Comm alum finds success with The Westminster Kennel Club

With more than 35 years of experience in dog sports as a handler, trainer, spokesperson and now as the face of the Westminster Kennel Club, Gail Miller Bisher serves as analyst for the iconic Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on FS1. Bisher, a 1991 graduate of the Arts & Sciences department (Mass Comm TV/R), is now … More SIUE Mass Comm alum finds success with The Westminster Kennel Club

SIUE to host social media scavenger hunt across campus through February

During February, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) will join hundreds of educational institutions to participate in Student Engagement and Philanthropy Month, a global initiative designed to increase student understanding of philanthropy and grow engagement on campuses. SIUE is hosting a Thank-A-Giver (TAG) social media driven scavenger hunt across campus representing the … More SIUE to host social media scavenger hunt across campus through February

SIUE Mass Comm. Alumnus Named Among Top Hosts in Sports Radio

In the December issue of Radio Ink Magazine, the editors at Radio Ink have named the Top 35 shows in sports radio for 2016. Darin Pritchett, a 1995 SIUE Mass Comm. graduate made the list at #35 for his work on WSBT Radio South Bend’s Weekday Sportsbeat. Pritchett also calls Norte Dame hockey games and … More SIUE Mass Comm. Alumnus Named Among Top Hosts in Sports Radio

SIUE Mass Comm. professor emeritus Jack Shaheen featured in Los Angeles Times

Dr. Shaheen contributed to a weekend release of an article named, “Exploiting fear of Muslims? The far right has nothing on liberal Hollywood”. The article shows how Hollywood productions have capitalized on the fears of the mainstream public by portraying Muslims as terrorists. By using this fear, Muslims are viewed by the public as religious … More SIUE Mass Comm. professor emeritus Jack Shaheen featured in Los Angeles Times

Black SIUE students start inclusive media production company

A group of black mass communication majors at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville have founded an all-inclusive audio, video and sound production company that they call Paragon Dynasty Media. Co-founder LaShaunda Jordan said she is grateful to have met a group of like-minded individuals who have allowed her to make a longtime dream of hers come … More Black SIUE students start inclusive media production company

Graduate School Open House set for Oct. 19th

SIUE’s Graduate School Open House Wednesday, Oct. 19 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 5-7 p.m. Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom (Free Parking) Find out more about: o   SIUE’s 40+ master’s programs, post-baccalaureate certificates, specialist degrees, doctoral degrees and cooperative doctoral programs o   Graduate admission requirements o   Financial support, including graduate assistantships and competitive graduate awards  Why Graduate School? According … More Graduate School Open House set for Oct. 19th

Mass Comm. Alumnus returns to talk with students on Digital Content Management

Ms. Kerry Musenbrock (in all black), Mass Comm 2012, the Director of Accounts and Content Strategy at Acumen Studio in Clayton, Mo, spoke in Prof. Musonda Kapatamoyo’s class: MC471- Digital Content Management. She discussed the evolving role of social media managers in organizations and specifically spoke about  digital content management and strategies; how businesses use of web and app analytics … More Mass Comm. Alumnus returns to talk with students on Digital Content Management

St. Louis Blues Announcer John Kelly to Appear on WSIE’s Segue

St. Louis Blues broadcaster John Kelly will appear on WSIE-FM’s Segue program at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Greg Budzban, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, hosts the weekly public affairs program on FM 88.7, The Sound. An SIUE Department of Mass Communications alumnus, Kelly (’82) discusses his career … More St. Louis Blues Announcer John Kelly to Appear on WSIE’s Segue