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2016 News

Folkerts wins lifetime achievement award from AJHA

The American Journalism Historians Association has selected Jean Folkerts, visiting professor and scholar at the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kansas State University, as the 2016 Sidney Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism History recipient. Posted July 13, 2016

Bressers pens op-ed about Freedom of Information Act

Bonnie Bressers, an associate professor in the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications penned an op-ed for the Manhattan Mercury about the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 and the right of people to see the inner workings of the federal government. Posted July 5, 2016

A tale of two towns

A spring 2013 News and Feature Writing story about the efforts of Morganville, Kansas to raise funds for World War II-ravaged Feves, France led to the reconnection of the two towns 65 years later. This video tells the background story and shows the recent joyful meeting of citizens of the two towns. Posted May 16, 2016

JMC awards more than 150 scholarships for 2016-17

The A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications awarded 159 scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year, totaling more than $235,000 in financial support for students in the department. Recipients were recognized at the 2016 JMC Scholarship Banquet on April 22. Posted May 12, 2016

Winners announced in the 2016 Kansas Professional Communicators Contest

Winners in the 2016 Kansas Professional Communicators contest were announced April 29 in Winfield, Kansas during the organization’s annual spring conference. Posted May 7, 2016

Freeland receives Gaston Outstanding Mentor Award at Kansas Press Association convention

Gloria Freeland, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications, received the 2015 Gaston Outstanding Mentor Award at the annual Kansas Press Association Convention in Overland Park, Kansas on April 22. Posted May 7, 2016

JMC student becomes finalist for 2016 American Horse Publication student award

Kaitlyn Marolf, junior in print journalism and pre-occupational therapy, Lenexa, will receive a $750 travel award to go to the 2016 "May the Horse Be With You" seminar in Orlando, Florida, June 16-18. Posted April 4, 2016

JMC students score big at annual Kansas Association of Broadcasters awards

Students in the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications have been recognized by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters for their outstanding efforts in broadcast communication. In all, K-State featured 18 individual student winners in 18 separate entries. Posted March 21, 2016

School hosts JMC Professionals Day (gallery)

More than 30 employers visited Kansas State University March 1, to meet with students in the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications and other departments on campus for JMC Professionals Day. Posted March 7, 2016

New course explores intersection of media and unmanned aircraft systems

Students in the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications are studying the latest information-gathering devices in a new course, Drones in the Media. Posted Jan. 21, 2016

Alan Boyer to speak at JMC scholarship banquet

Alan Boyer will be the speaker for the annual awards banquet of the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The banquet will be Friday, April 22, at the Hilton Garden Inn. Posted Jan. 19, 2016