Ohio State PRSSA has won the PRSSA National Membership Contest. As the largest chapter in the U.S., Ohio State's chapter of PRSSA recruited more new members than any other chapter in the country.
Members of Ohio State PRSSA and the chapter will be honored at PRSSA International Conference Oct. 18-22 in San Diego, California.
For the announcement from PRSSA National, visit Twitter.
Associate Professor Robert Bond was named a Distinguished Alum from Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies.
Bond earned his BA in political science from Arizona State University in 2006 and his master's in 2007.
Associate professors Olga Kamenchuk and Erik Nisbet will conduct research supported by a $300,000 grant awarded to the Center for Slavic and Eastern European Studies from the U.S. State Department.
Kamenchuk and Nisbet's research project will focus on attitudes surrounding foreign policy and international disinformation in Serbia. They will compare new survey research to ones previously conducted in Ukraine and Russia.
The grant, entitled "Local policymakers' perceptions of the opioid crisis and the efficacy of extension communications," was awarded by the North Central Regional Center for Urban Development.
A simulation developed by Nicole Kraft that teaches student journalists how to cover breaking news in real time was the first-place winner of Teaching News Terrifically competition at the 2019 annual meeting of the Association for Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication.