Annual Department Events

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Mass Communication Week
Media experts from across the nation gather to share professional expertise and industry advances with classes and student groups. Guest speakers have included editors of magazines and newspapers, heads of public relations agencies, television producers and anchors, lawyers, and political press representatives.Throughout this week-long event, students have the opportunity to meet and talk with speakers one-on-one or in small groups. This annual signature event is planned  and hosted by the  Department of Mass Communication faculty and students.


Student Awards Show
An evening of fine dining and entertainment honors student's academic achievements and accomplishment each April. Planned by students in the Public Relations Principles class, this event celebrates the Department of Mass Communication graduating seniors, those who have made notable contributions to the Department, as well as University student publications. Prominent community members attend and open the door for students to network throughout the evening. Dress is business casual.