Summer Film Projects Can Be Viewed Online

The School of Communications' Summer Film Project is in its 20th year. Each April, the film shot the previous summer is shown at Celebration Cinema North. On April 25, "The White Bag" will be shown. Meanwhile, the previous year's film, "Message Sent," can now be seen on Vimeo. Other previous summer films can also be … Continue reading Summer Film Projects Can Be Viewed Online

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Professor Leek Talks About Public Speaking on WGVU

Communication Studies Associate Professor Danielle Leek was recently featured on West Michigan Week on WGVU TV with Shelley Irwin, Steve Chappell and Gleaves Whitney. Leek and the other guests discussed President Lincoln, public speaking, and Ken Burns. Watch the program here.

Film and Video students travel to GA Teaching Conference

During the Fall 2013 semester, Professor of Spanish Dr. Natalia Gomez asked her students to complete a final project for their SPA 313 (Latino/a Civilization and Culture) class. The students were allowed to choose from community services, creating a critical analysis blog, or creating a "reality" video of a Latino/a living in the Grand Rapids. … Continue reading Film and Video students travel to GA Teaching Conference

SoC students travel to Austin with The Lanthorn

On March 26, members of The Lanthorn staff traveled to Austin, TX for the 2014 College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers (CNBAM) conference. CNBAM is a national organization for staff and students involved in college newspapers whether they're graphic designers, advertising sales, marketing and promotions, or managers. Each day featured specific sessions where speakers and company … Continue reading SoC students travel to Austin with The Lanthorn

SoC professors participate in annual sabbatical showcase

At the most recent annual Sabbatical Showcase, three SoC professors presented their projects. Professor of Journalism, Dr. Vandana Pednekar-Magal and Assistant Professor of Broadcasting, Keith Oppenheim discussed film and how transnational communities in Grand Rapids use media and communications. Their presentation also covered how emerging media have transformed the immigrant experience. Associate Professor of Film and … Continue reading SoC professors participate in annual sabbatical showcase

Photography Senior Thesis Exhibition opening soon

The exhibition, Effective Perspective will open on April 15 and will continue through April 25. The exhibition will be located in the GVSU Art Gallery, Performing Arts Center room 1121. Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the School of Communications as they celebrate … Continue reading Photography Senior Thesis Exhibition opening soon

Student Scholars Day features two SoC students

Student Scholars Day (SSD) is an annual event that celebrates the hard work and creative work by GVSU students. Each student presents their faculty-mentored research and projects through oral presentations, discussion and panel sessions, or fine arts exhibits. This year, the event will take place on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 9 am to 5:30 … Continue reading Student Scholars Day features two SoC students