Dr. Gary Hicks Presents on Recognizing Stigma in Media’s Portrayal of the Mentally Ill

What do films like “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “Psycho” and “Shutter Island” have in common? Each of the films contain fictional characters who suffer with mental illness. Through his research, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Gary Hicks, PhD, professor in the Department of Mass Communications, sought to recognize the stigmas placed upon people with mental illnesses through in-depth content analysis, interviews with the … More Dr. Gary Hicks Presents on Recognizing Stigma in Media’s Portrayal of the Mentally Ill

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 Professor to present on Mental Illness Stigma in the Media

Dr. Gary Hicks, Professor in the Department of Mass Communications at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will share his sabbatical research on the critical role that media play in perpetuating stigmas associated with marginalized groups, including the mentally ill. “Media, Stigma and mental illness” WHEN: 1:30- 2:45pm WHERE: Morris University Center Maple-Dogwood Room This will be a scheduled … More SIUE Mass Comm Professor to present on Mental Illness Stigma in the Media

2017 Mass Comm Week (Apr 3-Apr 6)

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville’s Department of Mass Communications will focus on the theme “Diversity amidst Adversity” for it 2017 Mass Comm Week. The program features a series of talks, panel discussions, films, and Q and A sessions on controversies ranging from the place of the press in politics, journalistic coverage of minority groups, the refugee issue, … More 2017 Mass Comm Week (Apr 3-Apr 6)

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

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

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

Global Village Auditions

Here’s your chance to host SIUE’s TV show; produced by students and aired throughout the greater St. Louis area! Date: Wednesday, 8/31/2016 Time: 5:00-6:00 pm Location: Dunham Hall 1012 (TV Studio) *Must be a SIUE student *Hosts must be available Wednesdays 3:00-5:00 pm