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Nachlinger's next step

Nachlinger's next step

When Harvie Nachlinger started teaching at the University of South Carolina he was new to the job, but he was no stranger to a newsroom. Over the last 14 years, Harvie was able to share his knowledge with hundreds of aspiring young journalists.

A social network

A social network

What is the University of South Carolina doing to keep up with the ever-changing world of social media? Internally, the SJMC incorporates social media into classes and externally alumna CJ Lake is the university's newest social media strategist.

Doctoral student chases passion in communications

Doctoral student chases passion in communications

Doctoral student Khadija Ejaz had to overcome family reservations, cultural differences and even her own background in hard sciences to prove that mass media was the right field for her. She’s overcoming all those obstacles.

Journalism school wins Historic Columbia award

Journalism school wins Historic Columbia award

The Kennedy Greenhouse Studio at the School of Journalism has won the award for New Construction in Historic Context from the Historic Columbia Foundation.

The magical, mysterious, maddening world of Senior Semester

The magical, mysterious, maddening world of Senior Semester

At the midpoint of Senior Semester of Spring 2017, Kyle Vuille stood in the middle of the newsroom amid the cheerful chaos of constantly moving broadcast and multimedia colleagues and wondered aloud, “So this is what it is all about?”

Student joins Carolina Agency client on video shoot in Louisiana

Student joins Carolina Agency client on video shoot in Louisiana

Daniel Collins, a junior advertising major and account executive on the team working with The General's Hot Sauce, traveled to Louisiana to experience a real shoot in the filming of a video for the company.

PR Prose: How we can end the era of CEO hubris

PR Prose: How we can end the era of CEO hubris

United Airlines' Oscar Munoz and Snap's Evan Spiegel are two examples of CEOs not learning a lesson from the ancient Greeks.

Alumni Spotlight: Marty Young

Alumni Spotlight: Marty Young

For alumnus Marty Young, fun is just part of the job. Whether he’s interviewing celebrities, cracking jokes or winning broadcast awards, Young finds ways to incorporate his J-school education into nearly everything he does.

J-school offers new accelerated master's program for undergraduates

J-school offers new accelerated master's program for undergraduates

Saving time and money. Getting equipped. That's what students who enter the school's new Accelerated Master of Mass Communication program will be doing.

Student Advertising Federation announces ad contest winners

Student Advertising Federation announces ad contest winners

The student chapter of advertising's professional organization honored the winners of its annual competition. In addition to fame and glory, students won more than $1,200 in prize money for persuasive and well-researched print and digital advertising.

SCPA Foundation names Mundy Scholar and two interns from USC

SCPA Foundation names Mundy Scholar and two interns from USC

The South Carolina Press Association (SCPA) Foundation has chosen the 2017 Mundy Scholar and two of it's three summer interns from the USC School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Journalism school honors outstanding students

Journalism school honors outstanding students

Scholarship. Leadership. Creativity. Students were recognized for this, and more, at a reception in their honor. Meet the outstanding students and view photo galleries.

Graduate symposium honors doctoral research and teaching

Graduate symposium honors doctoral research and teaching

Anan Wan and Jo-Yun (Queenie) Li were honored by the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the annual Doctoral Research Symposium April 19.

Journalists to be recognized by South Carolina Press Association

Journalists to be recognized by South Carolina Press Association

The South Carolina Press Association will recognize the work of students in the USC Senior Semester Capstone program on April 21 when college students around the state gather for the SCPA Collegiate Meeting at Francis Marion University.

Creative team picks up Cocky Award from advertising class

Creative team picks up Cocky Award from advertising class

Video and photos from the presentation of the Cocky Award to the creators of Buick's "Pee Wee" Super Bowl commercial featuring Cam Newton.

Master's student lands dream practicum at United Nations

Master's student lands dream practicum at United Nations

Former Governor Nikki Haley isn’t the only South Carolina addition to the 61st Session of the United Nations. Maryam Agalarova, who is completing her master's degree in mass communication at USC, landed her dream practicum there.

Doctoral student wins Carolina Breakthrough award

Doctoral student wins Carolina Breakthrough award

Jo-Yun “Queenie” Li is a recipient of the coveted Carolina Breakthrough Award. She is one of only 13 USC students chosen from various fields of study ranging from political science to chemical engineering to receive this award.

March Madness creates opportunity of a lifetime for two broadcast journalism students

March Madness creates opportunity of a lifetime for two broadcast journalism students

It has been a wild March ride for South Carolina's men's basketball team as the Gamecocks danced their way to a Cinderella run. It has also been a madcap adventure for two broadcast journalism students who have covered the team from game one.

Student's personal story influences choice of practicum experience

Student's personal story influences choice of practicum experience

Leslie Knight's master’s practicum at Proverbs 22:6 is not just a degree requirement; it’s personal. The organization serves as an advocate for children with incarcerated parents. Children like her.

PR Prose: Teaching ethics is crucial to teaching PR leadership

PR Prose: Teaching ethics is crucial to teaching PR leadership

Leadership and ethics are forever intertwined, inseparable from one another.

Contemporary art for the journalism school

Contemporary art for the journalism school

Custom 3D art pieces were created for the School of Journalism and Mass Communications building. But they are more than just items hanging on a wall. 20th and 21st century technology with a modern design combine to represent the evolution of communication.

Civil rights documentarian keynotes symposium and public events

Civil rights documentarian keynotes symposium and public events

Stanley Nelson is the keynote speaker for the Media and Civil Rights History Symposium at the School of Journalism and Mass Communications and will present at three events which are open to the public.

NY Times columnist to discuss Trump's ascension to the presidency

NY Times columnist to discuss Trump's ascension to the presidency

Pulitzer Prize-winner David Leonhardt will deliver the Baldwin Lecture. Titled, "The Great Stagnation: How "It Created President Trump," the lecture is free and open to the public.

Students win advertising awards, including best of show and four golds

Students win advertising awards, including best of show and four golds

Students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications garnered a Best of Show, four Gold Awards and five Silver Awards at the AAF of the Midlands American Advertising Awards gala.

Scholastic media organizations inspire and develop future college multimedia students

Scholastic media organizations inspire and develop future college multimedia students

On March 3, as many USC students are leaving Columbia for spring break, another, slightly younger, group gathers. Meet some of our current students and alumni who, at one time, were also members of this "younger" group of visitors.

 

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