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Digital Media Strategies course helps people learn how to effectively communicate during COVID-19 Crisis

May 11, 2020
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As the pandemic continues to change the way we live and work, many people are required to handle some form of COVID-19 communications even if it isn’t normally part of their job. To address this growing trend, the Virginia Commonwealth University Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture and Office of Continuing and Professional Education created a five-week course to help people learn how to handle digital communications in this type of worldwide crisis.


Going the Distance: Advertising professor honors seniors with drive-by celebration

May 9, 2020
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Honoring the class of 2020, Jessica Collins, assistant professor of advertising, coordinated a special drive-by celebration for her graduating seniors. “The ideas came to be after I heard how disappointed my students were when they realized we couldn’t have an in-person graduation. This seemed like a fun, safe way to give them their moment,” Collins said.


150 industry professionals help Robertson students in first virtual portfolio event

May 9, 2020
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The end-of-semester portfolio reviews for capstone courses at the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture are an apex moment for students, mostly seniors, across all sequences in the mass communication program.


Robertson School congratulates 159 graduates, honors award winners at virtual Commencement

May 8, 2020
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The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture is congratulating 159 undergraduate and graduate students on their graduation at a virtual commencement. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, commencement had to be moved to a virtual format this May, but all graduates are invited to participate in VCU's December commencement ceremony as well.


Robertson School celebrates reaccreditation

May 6, 2020
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The Robertson School of Media and Culture received full reaccreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).


Broadcast students gain experience through a radio show they created

May 5, 2020
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Jordan Christie and Ben Fluet, soon-to-be graduates of VCU’s Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture, created the B Side News show to get hands-on experience in radio. The twice monthly transmission on WRIR-FM, a community public radio station in Richmond, created an outlet for in-depth news reports and a springboard for other students who sought a radio reporting internship.


PR student wins Dow Jones News Fund internship

May 3, 2020
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Wessam Hazaymeh, a public relations major in the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture, has received a prestigious summer internship from the Dow Jones News Fund, the DJNF announced Friday. Hazaymeh was among 78 undergraduate and graduate students nationwide -- and just three from Virginia -- selected for the honor by the News Fund.


Robertson School adviser builds mentoring network with new "E.M.-Power" course

Apr 30, 2020
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The special topics course "E.M.-Power" by academic adviser Roy Roach III is one of the latest additions to the course offerings at the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture


New online course offers forward-looking focus to news stories during the COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 30, 2020
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A new Virginia Commonwealth University online course is teaching students about solutions journalism — rigorous reporting on how people are responding to problems — and how to use it during the COVID-19 crisis.


Professor Adams wins Healthcare Advertising Award

Apr 29, 2020
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Robertson School Professor Jay Adams has won two Healthcare Advertising Awards. Adams, who is an assistant professor in the advertising sequence, won a Merit Award in the logo design category for the logo he designed for the Robertson School's new Media+Health Lab.

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