Grand Valley Lanthorn staff wins 12 MPA awards

The Grand Valley Lanthorn staff won 12 awards in the 2016 College Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Michigan Press Association. Audra Gamble, who was editor in chief and graduated in the fall, won 4 writing awards, the most of any single college journalist in the state. The GV Lanthorn competes in Division I with … Continue reading Grand Valley Lanthorn staff wins 12 MPA awards

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GV students form new club: The Animation Guild

Animation is the process of bringing something man-made to life, giving it action.   A new club called The Animation Guild is being brought to life at Grand Valley State University to give students interested in animation a common space and to help students gain more experience in the technique. “By forming a club and building … Continue reading GV students form new club: The Animation Guild

GV students win student media awards for TV, radio

GVSU students won several awards at the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Student Media Awards.  This year, student radio and television both were recognized with awards for news programs for the first time in their histories. TV awards: Hard news - Honorable Mention: "GVSU Walkout Protest" - Blair Thompson, Regan Blissett, Kyle Bindas, Montez Fennick News … Continue reading GV students win student media awards for TV, radio

GV Theatre joins the Ghostlight Project  

Grand Valley Theatre will join artists and communities nationwide in participation with the Ghostlight Project.   Across the country, members of the theater community - from Broadway to regional theaters to high schools and colleges and community theaters - have come together to launch the project. Inspired by the tradition of leaving a "ghost light" on in a … Continue reading GV Theatre joins the Ghostlight Project  

GV PRSSA creates chapter podcast

Grand Valley State University's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America started one of the organizations first podcasts in August of 2016.  The podcast is called "PR Hangover" and is run by Kelly Darcy, a GVSU advertising and public relations student. "The goal of our podcast is to get a mixture of student … Continue reading GV PRSSA creates chapter podcast

SoC faculty and student visit White House in honor of College Radio Day

Assistant Professor Len O'Kelly and Senior Journalism Student Meghan McBrady were invited to the White House on Oct. 27 in connection with College Radio Day. The sixth annual College Radio Day occurs this year on Friday, Nov. 4 . The day is a celebration of the medium of college radio and hundreds of stations from around … Continue reading SoC faculty and student visit White House in honor of College Radio Day

Multimedia journalism students gain experience in live broadcasting

Students in the multimedia journalism department had the opportunity to cover a live event on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The students covered a performance given by Samite Mulondo, a Ugandan musician and activist.  Mulondo presented "Lessons of Humanity, What my Grandfather Taught Me"in the Loosemore Auditorium, a discussion that involved musical performance and stories from his … Continue reading Multimedia journalism students gain experience in live broadcasting