Department of Communication
The Eastern Kentucky University Department of Communication has named Marcus C. Whitt as its 2015 Distinguished Alumnus.
Whitt earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication and human relations from EKU in 1982 and added a master’s degree in sociology from Eastern in 1985.
Students and faculty in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Communication are continuing to provide media content for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) initiative.
Students from Eastern Kentucky University’s campus newspaper, The Eastern Progress, received 17 awards from the Kentucky Press Association at the Association’s recent winter convention.
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.