Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category
The Independent Collegian was named the best all-around non-daily newspaper in Region 4 at the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) convention in Athens, Ohio. Blake Bacho received first place honors in sports writing, and the staff was a finalist in editorial writing. UT:10 News was named a finalist for best all-around television newscast. The student journalists from UT compete with their peers from Ohio State, Bowling Green, Michigan Central, Marshall, and other universities in Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia and western Pennsylvania.
Brian Patrick, a professor in the Department of Communication, is one of the most colorful researchers and writers in our college. His recent books have covered issues ranging from the NRA to zombies. His classic book The Ten Commandments of Propaganda has now been translated for the first time, into Polish. 10 Przykazań Propagandy can be purchased online at the One Press website.
Zeta Phi Eta, the national professional fraternity for communication, the arts, and sciences was recently nominated for the Parks Thompson Best New Student Organization Award at The University of Toledo.
This award honors Toledo’s most successful student organization formed within the last year. The Beta Theta Chapter of Zeta Phi Eta was founded in January of 2014, having only 10 members. Zeta Phi Eta currently has 37 active members.
Throughout the year, Zeta Phi Eta has participated in many philanthropic events on campus such as Relay for Life, The Big Event, Wrap up Toledo, and Tie One On.
According to the Office of Student Involvement, “the organization will be selected based on their organization’s development, leadership development of members, ability to overcome obstacles, and contribution to University and/or community.”
The recipient of this award will be announced in April.
More information regarding the Parks Thompson Best New Student Organization Award can be found at http://www.utoledo.edu/studentaffairs/osi/parksthompson/
Samantha Watson, a UT Communication student, wrote an article for the Winter Issue of the Public Relations Student Society of America. Her article, “Consumer Interaction Humanizes Brands,” appeared on the front page of PRSSA’s quarterly newspaper, FORUM.
Samantha’s article tells the story of how a tweet she posted on Twitter got the attention of
Nestle and its pet food company Purina.
Read the article at PRSSA