Lecturer Jasmine Roberts is part of an interdisciplinary team who was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the university’s Seed Fund for Racial Justice. In addition, the team received a $25,000 match from the Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme.
Congratulations to the Public Relations Student Society of America chapter at Ohio State for receiving a 2020 Star Chapter Award from the PRSSA 2020–2021 National Committee. The Star Chapter Award, for which all Chapters in good standing are eligible, encourages Chapter leadership to provide programming and relationship building opportunities for students and rewards them for achieving these goals.
Roberts said she hopes to introduce her Writing for Strategic Communication students to underrepresented scholars. Students will write a feature article about a marginalized group.
Their project, one of 25 proposals funded out of a pool of more than 1,000 applicants, is called “Quantifying harms of misinformation during the U.S. presidential election."
Dr. Nicole Kraft, associate professor of clinical communication, was named AEJMC's 2020 Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education.
The award is presented by the Commission on the Status of Women from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Education. It recognizes a woman who has represented women well through personal excellence and high standards in journalism and mass communication education.