Award-Winning Investigative Reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski (’05) to Inaugurate School of Communications Speaker Series in March

In 2016, Indianapolis Star investigative reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski received a tip about a lawsuit being filed against USA Gymnastics, which is based in Indianapolis. With her Star investigative colleagues Mark Alesia and Tim Evans, Kwiatkowksi started looking through the files she collected. What they revealed through their reporting would lead to the arrest, trial, and sentencing of national … Continue reading Award-Winning Investigative Reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski (’05) to Inaugurate School of Communications Speaker Series in March

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Multimedia Journalism Student Broadcast Takes First Place in Annual Competition

In its first season airing on WGVU, "West Side Stories," a Multimedia Journalism student-produced entertainment program, won First Place in the "Daily Newscast" category of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters' Student Awards (College Television division). The winning episode was dated November 1, 2017, and the student awardees, announced by the MAB on January 25, were … Continue reading Multimedia Journalism Student Broadcast Takes First Place in Annual Competition

Multimedia Journalism Professor Gives BGSU Commencement Address

On December 15, 2017, Professor of Multimedia Journalism Vandana Pednekar-Magal delivered the commencement address to graduates of Bowling Green State University. In her remarks, Pednekar-Magal stressed the transitional nature of college graduation, and advised graduates to reflect on their experiences and prepare to respond to life's challenges as they emerge. "Your intellectual pursuits, your diligence, … Continue reading Multimedia Journalism Professor Gives BGSU Commencement Address

Communication Studies Student Featured in Nationally Recognized “It’s On Us” Video

https://youtu.be/gx6AkqWzEHo Communication Studies major Jeannine Lane is featured in a nationally recognized video created for It's On Us, a campaign started in 2014 by the Obama administration to end sexual assault. Lane's participation in the campaign started in August 2016. A member of the Tri Sigma sorority, she took part in an August 2016 It's On … Continue reading Communication Studies Student Featured in Nationally Recognized “It’s On Us” Video

Recent Advertising and PR Graduate Receives Prestigious Award at Annual Conference

(GVSU APR graduate Jacklyn Ermoyan '17 received the PRSSA National Gold Key Award on October 10 at the PRSSA National Conference in Boston. This post is cross-posted from enLIGHTen, the blog of the Advertising and PR major at GVSU) Jaclyn Ermoyan, a 2017 graduate of the GVSU Advertising and Public Relations Program, has earned the PRSSA … Continue reading Recent Advertising and PR Graduate Receives Prestigious Award at Annual Conference

Professor and Students Prepare for Journalism Conference in South Africa

The 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference will have a Laker flair this year: Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism Jeff Kelly Lowenstein will be accompanied to the prestigious event with two Multimedia Journalism majors. Kelly Lowenstein is taking seniors McKenna Peariso and Eric Deyo to the event, which is being held November 16 to 19 in … Continue reading Professor and Students Prepare for Journalism Conference in South Africa

Professor publishes ‘The Chilean Chronicles’

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein, assistant professor of multimedia journalism at Grand Valley State University published a book titled "The Chilean Chronicles: Moments and Memory Forty Years After The Pinochet Coup." The book is a compilation of writings from his 2013 semester as a Fulbright Scholar at Diego Portales University in Santiago.  It covers the eruption of memory before … Continue reading Professor publishes ‘The Chilean Chronicles’