What’s New and What’s Next for the SoC

It was an exciting year in the School of Communication. A number of new initiatives began, student groups excelled in competition and the School continues to grow to be a leader in the field around the world. Check out the highlights in this year-end video!

Annual Awards Ceremony Honors Students, Alumnus, Faculty and Staff

The School of Communication honored its outstanding students, alumni, faculty and staff on May 9 at its Annual Awards Ceremony. Dean Gregory Shepherd presented the awards amid family, friends, faculty and staff at a reception at the Student Activities Center. Catie Staszak, who graduated in broadcast journalism and spoke at the School's commencement ceremony, received the School's Outstanding Senior Award. Italome Ohikhuare, an MFA in Motion Pictures whose thesis project, The Mermaid, is a film about schizophrenia, was honored as Outstanding MFA Student. Funing Tang, a doctoral student whose dissertation, Acting as Being: Ingrid [...]

Celebrate Achievement At The School of Communication Annual Awards Ceremony

Students, alumni, faculty and staff will be honored at the School of Communication Annual Awards Celebration from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 9 in the third floor activities rooms at the Student Activities Center, 1330 Miller Drive in Coral Gables. The celebration will honor outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty members and staff who have excelled in the 2013-2014 academic year.  To attend, please RSVP to socevents@miami.edu by May 1 or contact Irmina Sheridan at 305 284-3420

SoC To Host Chicas Poderosas Interactive Storytelling Workshop

Chicas Poderosas — an organization dedicated to empowering Latin American women journalists to excel in visual storytelling, data visualization and interactive media with hands-on skills training — will hold its first workshop in the United States from April 17 to 20 in Miami. The final two days of the event will be hosted at the University of Miami School of Communication, and SoC students and faculty will participate. Chicas Poderosas was founded in 2013 by the International Center for Journalists’ Knight Fellow Mariana Santos to improve the skills of women [...]

Catch Up on SoC News in the Latest Communique

Read about the School of Communication's cutting-edge collaborative projects, top awards and honors, inspiring visits from industry leaders, outstanding alumni achievements and more in the Winter/Spring edition of the Communique. http://digital.olivesoftware.com/olive/ode/Communique/