Scholarship Started in Name of Former Professor Fred Chapman

In memory of Frederick A. Chapman, who taught Advertising and Public Relations until 2001, the School of Communications has established the Frederick A. Chapman Endowed Memorial Public Relations Scholarship. The award was proposed and funded by friends, family, and colleagues of Chapman. Others may contribute to the fund online at http://www.gvsu.edu/give/ This scholarship was created … Continue reading Scholarship Started in Name of Former Professor Fred Chapman

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Standing Room Only for the Third Annual James W. Carey Lecture

The Loosemore Auditorium saw a packed house Tuesday night as Brent Malin took the stage to discuss "Post-Network Manhood: Television, Niche-Marketing, and the Rhetoric of Masculinity." In addition to being the Third Annual James W. Carey Lecture, the event celebrated the 30thanniversary of the School of Communications and the 10th anniversary of the College of … Continue reading Standing Room Only for the Third Annual James W. Carey Lecture

School of Communication Majors Encouraged to Participate in Student Scholar Day

A Grand Valley tradition, Student Scholars Day will be on Wednesday April 9, 2014. This annual event celebrates the scholarship and creativity of GVSU students. Student Scholars Day showcases faculty-mentored student work and research. This research can be creative work projects or traditional research. Projects may be initiated as part of a course or independent … Continue reading School of Communication Majors Encouraged to Participate in Student Scholar Day

’02 Film/Video Grad Now Writing for ‘Big Bang Theory’

Jeremy Howe, a 2002 graduate of the Film and Video Production major in the School of Communications, is now a staff writer on the Emmy Award winning show "The Big Bang Theory." His story was recently featured in an article on Mlive.com.  

Art Prize to work with student-run PR firm

Most West Michigan natives have heard about the radically open, independently organized, international art competition that is Art Prize. This competition turns Grand Rapids into an open playing field for artists and the public. Last year, Art Prize was featured on Good Morning America. Since 2011, Grand PR—a student-run public relations firm—has worked directly with … Continue reading Art Prize to work with student-run PR firm

Events Passports are back

The School of Communications now has “Events Passports” available in Lake Superior Hall. By attending 5 SoC events between September and April, students can be entered to win various prizes.  Students are encouraged to attend these events, record the name, and have their passport stamped. When the passport is full, students can turn it in … Continue reading Events Passports are back

Carey Lecture Features Expert on TV and Masculinity

The third annual James W. Carey Memorial Lecture will host Brent Malin on Tuesday, September 24. The event takes place in the Loosemore Auditorium at 7 pm, followed by a reception in the Hager-Lubbers Exhibition Hall. The reception will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the School of Communications and the 10th anniversary of the College … Continue reading Carey Lecture Features Expert on TV and Masculinity