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October 13, 2014

Alumni share expertise during popular mentoring session

(Photo by Jeanine Wells)

Dozens of College of Communications students found just what they wanted Sunday night at the Nittany Lion Inn  as dedicated alumni participated in a popular mentoring session that provided advice and insights.

The session, "Mocktails and Real Alumni Advice," allowed members of the Advertising/Public Relations Network to share…

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September 19, 2014

Annual Donor Dinner brings together College community

More than 300 people connected with the College of Communications celebrated at the Nittany Lion Inn Thursday night.

The annual Donor and Scholarship Recognition Dinner brought together students, alumni, faculty, staff and the evening's honored guests -- donors who support the people and programs in the College.

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September 12, 2014

Annual reception provides cool start to semester

The session outside Carnegie Building attracted students from every major in the College of Communications. (Photo by Jeanine Wells)

An annual start-of-the-semeter tradition in the College of Communications -- an ice cream reception for students, faculty and staff -- again drew a positive response and strong turnout on the Carnegie Building lawn Friday.

Along with building a sense of community by providing interaction among people in the…

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The session outside Carnegie Building attracted students from every major in the College of Communications. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) With the popularity of Berkey Creamery ice cream, a line formed quickly. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Guests had the choice of several flavors of ice cream. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) A variety of toppings were available, too. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) The reception drew attention in front of Carnegie Building. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Student organizations also had the chance to share information during the event. (Photo by Jeanine Wells)

September 10, 2014

First-ever ‘Sports Night’ a success

(Photo by Jeanine Wells)

An attentive, engaged audience and presenters full of quality advice and insight made "Sports Night at the Museum" a resounding success Tuesday at the Penn State All-Sports Musuem.

Coordinated by the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism and open to all Penn State students interested in sports communications,…

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(Photo by Jeanine Wells) Students check-in upon their arrival at the Penn State All-Sports Museum. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Student respond to a question from Museum director Ken Hickman. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Bob Martin (foregrond), assistant dean for internships and career services in the College of Communications, and John Affleck (right), the Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society and director of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism, await their introductions. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Affleck (center) outlines the mission and opportunities provided by the Curley Center. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Students filled the Beaver Stadium media room for the event. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Student organization panelists were: (second from left to right) Mike Esse of ComRadio, Megan Flood of AWSM, Mike Gilbert of PSN-TV and Evan Romano of The Daily Collegian. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Steve Bauer of StateCollege.com provides some advise as (left to right) moderator Steve Sampsell, Onward State's Tim Gilbert and Forever Broadcasting's Bob Taylor and Brian Tripp listen. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Representatives from Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics included (second from left to right): Matt Caracappa, Arielle Sargent, Loren Crispell and Rob Roselli. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) The evening ended with roundtable networking sessions. (Photo by Jeanine Wells)

August 22, 2014

Two summers with ‘Conan’ produce appreciation, love, respect

This is the 15th and final in a series about College of Communications students completing summer internships. In this installment, a first-person piece with an accompanying video crafted in true "Conan" style, senior advertising major Aidan Zordich from Youngstown, Ohio, writes about her experience the past two summers.

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