Department of Communication
Dr. Deborah T. Givens, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University, has been elected to a two-year term on the national board of directors of the Society of Professional Journalists. The election took place at the Society’s annual conference Sept. 4-7 in Nashville.
“Not everyone," said Cassondra Kirby-Mullins, "is fortunate to have an educator that goes above and beyond the call of duty."
When Jason Edwards chose his brother, Joe, as the subject of his internship project at Eastern Kentucky University last summer, he hoped to gain more than a good grade.
In earning re-accreditation from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the Public Relations academic program at Eastern Kentucky University shares a distinction with only 31 other colleges and universities worldwide.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Communication, AT&T and the Kentucky Press Association have partnered to improve the sustainability of rural journalism, especially within the University’s 22-county primary service region.
An episode of the Discovery Channel program “Man, Woman, Wild” produced by an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member and filmed in the nearby Red River Gorge will air on the cable network Thursday, Jan. 5, at 9 p.m.
White Hall, the former Madison County home of abolitionist newspaper publisher Cassius Marcellus Clay, was dedicated today as a Historic Site in Journalism by the Society of Professional Journalists.
The Society of Professional Journalists has named White Hall State Historic Site, home of newspaper publisher Cassius Marcellus Clay, as the 2011 National Historic Site in Journalism thanks in large part to the efforts of Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Communication, which nominated Clay’s historic home for the honor.