Making a Difference

Making a Difference2019-06-25T18:48:58-04:00

Donors from varied backgrounds have made big differences for students and faculty in the School of Communication. The SoC has been the beneficiary of support from alumni, parents and other friends of the school. Through gifts that support student scholarships or internships, provided support for distinguished faculty and research, or built some of the finest collegiate communication facilities in the country, donors have left an immeasurable impact on our school, its students and faculty. Read below to learn some examples of how generous donors supported the SoC.

Interactive Media Program Graduates to its Own Department

By: Barbara Gutierrez Fueled by changes in communication and storytelling, the School of Communication’s Interactive Media Program will become its own department this fall. A website that lists the political protests in the U.S. by state, topic, and frequency. A digital reporting system that tracks [...]

February 19, 2020|Tags: |

Mary Cosford Honors Late Son with Bequest to Benefit UM Students

Bill Cosford was just a few credits away from earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami when he accepted a job at The Miami Herald in 1973. Having started as a copy editor, Bill grew to become a respected film critic for the [...]

November 21, 2017|Tags: |

For the Love of Alma Mater

By: Karina Valdes The University of Miami School of Communication recently named the Robert & Lauren Mann Broadcast Center in honor of alumnus Robert “Bob” Mann, B.A. ’70, who is being recognized for his unwavering support of the university for more than 30 years. The [...]

November 30, 2016|Tags: |

Koenigsberg and Nadal Interactive Media Center Opening at UM School of Communication

A state-of-the-art space for innovation and creativity is opening at the University of Miami School of Communication. The Koenigsberg and Nadal Interactive Media Center (IMC) is poised to transform experiential education at the University by giving students collaborative spaces and a fully-equipped multimedia agency to [...]

September 27, 2016|Tags: |

Gift Honors Steven Sotloff’s Legacy

Steven Joel Sotloff was a devoted journalist, whose passion for his craft took him to faraway places to cover important stories and dangerous conflicts. In September of 2014, he lost his life at the hands of ISIS militants after being kidnapped. “He took it as [...]

September 28, 2015|Tags: |