Kelly Fincham Assistant Professor, Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations is the recipient of a 2013 social media grant from the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Association for the Education of Journalism and Mass Communications. The grant allows six journalism educators from across the country to spend two summer weeks at a newspaper or broadcast station, learning how the outlet uses social media across multiple platforms.
Mary Ann Allison Ph.D., Associate Professor, Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations is named Teacher of the Year 2013.
Mary Anne Trasciatti is currently working on a large-scale oral history project covering victims of Hurricane Sandy in Long Beach, Long Island. Her work has been covered in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
Jeff Morosoff, while acknowledging the value of a good public relations program, most of Long Island's nonprofit organizations are devoting very few resources on getting their messages to their publics, according to a survey he recently conducted.
Andrew Spieldenner received one of the National Communication Association’s micro grants in Fall 2012 to travel to London to meet with Dr. Fiona Burns (principal investigator) and Ibidun Fakoya (research fellow), of University College London, to discuss, plan and learn from a community engagement research project started there.
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