Zach Gradishar was the recipient of one of the prestigious 2020 Lagrant Foundation scholarships, dedicated to increasing the number of minorities in advertising, marketing and PR.
SOC Professor Caty Borum Chattoo and co-author Lauren Feldman launch their book "A Comedian and an Activist Walk into A Bar: The Serious Role of Comedy in Social Justice," with foreword by legendary TV producer Norman Lear.
The School of Communication condemns these senseless and heartless acts of violence against Black communities and the systemic racism that enables it
School of Communication professor Benjamin Stokes’ new book explores the power of games to increase citizen participation, engagement and economic activity at the local level.
Each year, SOC recognizes one faculty and one staff member for their efforts to promote diversity, inclusion and equity.
Public relations and strategic communications graduate Alyssa Bradley was selected for an immersion associate position at global communications consultant Edelman.
The 139th commencement cerebration is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 9.
SOC student Ana Lezama and friends started the humanitarian movement Operación Frijol in Honduras to fight hunger during the Covid-19 crisis.
April Reign pulled up a series of images—a barrage of press coverage, glitzy headshots, and an iconic gold statuette—before settling comfortably on a couch at the School of Communication’s Doyle-Forman Theater to discuss #OscarsSoWhite.
The public relations professional and SOC graduate has worked with top leaders to support programs that transform lives around the world.
The School of Communication’s Internet Governance Lab hosted Jeffrey Lane, assistant professor of communication at Rutgers University, on February 27 for a roundtable discussion of his new, award-winning book, “The Digital Street.”
More people are giving up the traditional career route and making a living from social media. These internet stars create a range of content, from toy promotion videos to vlogs documenting daily life, that can be found all over the internet.
Community Voice Lab and AU’s Humanities Truck are taking the Community Voice Film Series on the road and into the community.
Laura Waters Hinson is currently in production on a short documentary following one of America’s most unique newsrooms: Washington DC’s street paper, Street Sense.
Public Relations and Strategic Communication student Rikki Kyle was the recipient of the organization’s Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award at the 2019 Public Relations Student Society of American conference.
Students and professors joined award-winning filmmaker, Jonathan Skurnik, as he screened his film, Creating Gender Inclusive Schools, and hosted a workshop on October 16.
American University welcomed Dr. Charlton Mcllwain, NYU Professor, on Nov. 14 to discuss his latest book “Black Software: The Internet & Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter.”
SOC Professor Gemma Puglisi’s PR Portfolio class created the MLK Visionary Award to honor the leadership work of an AU alum.