Advertising professor connects industry experts for rapid-fire student questions

Oct 30, 2018
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Robertson School advertising professor Jessica Collins created a twist to the guest speaker series in her senior advertising class. She turned them into “ask me anything” sessions.


Robertson School condemns killing of Saudi journalist

Oct 19, 2018
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We, the faculty and staff of the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture, condemn the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. We are joining professional journalism organizations in calling for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding Khashoggi’s death.


Reuters journalist to deliver talk at Robertson School

Oct 19, 2018
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Reuters journalist and Robertson School alumnus Ronnie Greene will deliver a talk about his book "Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of Katrina" on Thursday, Nov. 1. The event starts at 4 p.m. in lecture hall 1165 of the Temple Building (901 W. Main St.) and is free and open to the public.


Dr. Marcus Messner named Eminent Scholar

Oct 18, 2018
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Robertson School Associate Director Dr. Marcus Messner was named an Eminent Scholar by VCU's College of Humanities and Sciences last Tuesday. Messner, who is an associate professor in the journalism sequence, is one of three faculty members who received this inaugural award.


Robertson School co-sponsors business forum on global influence of social media

Oct 17, 2018
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The Robertson School will co-sponsor this year's International Business Forum with VCU's School of Business on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the VCU Student Commons Ballroom (907 Floyd Ave). The title of the forum is "The Global Influence of Social Media on Business, Politics and Culture: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly."


Robertson School announces Spring 2019 special topics classes

Oct 17, 2018
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The Robertson School is offering the following special topics classes in the 2019 Spring Semester: Influencer Relations, User Experience, and Truth and Trust in Journalism.


Dr. Hong wins PRSA research award

Oct 8, 2018
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Robertson School advertising professor Dr. Cheng Hong won the Top Faculty Research Paper Award at the Public Relations of Society Educators Academy. Hong, who joined VCU this fall semester as an assistant professor, won the award with a team of researchers from the University of Miami.


Capital News Service secures funding from Virginia Press Foundation

Oct 3, 2018
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The foundation that supports the Virginia Press Association will give $5,000 to the VCU Capital News Service program for 2019. CNS, a student-staffed newswire operated by the Robertson School, will use the money to expand and enhance its coverage of state government, politics and other topics.


Pamela Williams honored for service to university

Oct 3, 2018
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The Robertson School's executive assistant Pamela Williams was recognized for her outstanding service to the university at an awards ceremony and reception at the Stuart C. Siegel Center on Tuesday. Nominated by the Robertson School, Williams was one of 16 finalists university-wide for the Dorris Douglas Budd Award, which was established in 1981 and honors outstanding staff members who enhance the image and mission of the university.


Robertson School students complete fellowship in the governor's office

Oct 1, 2018
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Robertson School students Salinna Lor and Tonecia Brothers-Sutton returned to the university this fall with a new appreciation for the work taking place in Virginia’s executive office after completing the 2018 Governor’s Fellowship Program.

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