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October 1, 2013

Times managing editor offers upbeat message for aspiring journalists

Dean Baquet (right) chats with Marie Hardin during the session Wednesday night at the HUB.

The managing editor of The New York Times told an audience of 500 people, most of them College of Communications students, that he's jealous of the opportunities they'll have during their careers and the fact that they're coming of age during a wonderful time for journalism.

While some…

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Dean Baquet (right) chats with Marie Hardin during the session Wednesday night at the HUB. Baquet talks with students during a reception before his presentation. Beth Macy talks with a student during the reception.

September 23, 2013

Social Thought Program Lecture addresses gendered labor in media industries

A leading media scholar will present her research on the nature of gendered labor in digital media during a free public lecture at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in Foster Auditorium of Paterno Library on the University Park campus.

Brooke Erin Duffy, an assistant professor in the School…

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September 19, 2013

Popular Donor Dinner enables benefactors, students to meet

Dean Doug Anderson welcomes those in attendance at the Donor Dinner.

Some 360 people -- a mix of alumni, donors, faculty, staff and students -- gathered at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on Sept. 18 for the annual Donor and Scholarship Recognition Dinner coordinated by the College of Communications.

Alumni and donors who support every aspect of the…

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Dean Doug Anderson welcomes those in attendance at the Donor Dinner. Assistant Dean Joseph Selden (right) talks with Murali (center) and Kodumudi Balaji. Alumnus Mark Brownstein talks with Mike Poorman, director of alumni relations. Students stand as Associate Dean Marie Hardin calls their names. Alumnus Donald Bellisario leads a round of applause for Dean Doug Anderson. Bellisario tells students about wearing freshmen 'dinks.' Matt Jackson (center), head of the Department of Telecommunications, talks with Tom Hayden (left). Assistant Dean Jamey Perry snaps a picture of Marielena Balouris with the Nittany Lion.

August 29, 2013

Curley Center Celebration a success as semester starts

John Affleck throws out a first pitch.More than four dozen students, alumni and friends of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism and the College of Communications attended a start-of-the semester celebration and meet-and-greet event Wednesday at the Bryce Jordan Center.

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July 22, 2013

NYC alumni pep rally a success

Nearly 40 College of Communications alumni and supporters gathered at SideBar in New York City for a “PSnbcUniversal” happy hour and pep rally on July 18.

The spirited and well-attended event was hosted by proud Penn State alumnus Linda Yaccarino-Madrazo ('85 Telecom), who was named an Alumni Fellow…

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