Assistant Professor Nicole Kraft received the 2017 Academic Programs Section’s Innovation in Teaching Award for her proposal, “Blending agricultural and journalism students and faculty in the classroom to increase agricultural communication and awareness.”
Assistant Professor Richard Huskey was named the 2017 Annie Lang Dissertation Award recipient for the Information Systems Division of the International Communication Association.
Huskey’s research focuses on the intersection of media psychology and cognitive neuroscience in the emerging research area known as Media Neuroscience. Through his work in the Cognitive Communication Science Lab, his research investigates motivation and media engagement, attitude and behavior change and the influence of moral narratives.
The Communication Theory and Methodology division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication awarded School of Communication faculty and graduate student with top papers.
Three School of Communication undergraduate students received awards at The Ohio State University's annual Leadership Awards on April 21.
Emma Grubaugh, a junior Strategic Communication major, was one of the Outstanding Positional Leader Award winners for her role as Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Ohio State Chapter president for the 2016-2017 school year.
The Lantern was recently recognized with four Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. These awards consider all college newspapers in Ohio, Michigan, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Ohio State ranked 21 in the world in Communication & Media Studies in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released in March on www.topuniversities.com. The school moved up two spots in the ranking for this subject compared to the 2016 and Communication & Media Studies was among the highest rated subjects at Ohio State in this ranking. This research guides many higher education stakeholders.
Undergraduate student Daniel Rodriguez recently received the Susan M. Hartmann Mentoring and Leadership Award. This award is presented annually to a faculty member, regular staff member or student within The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences who has demonstrated outstanding mentoring and/or leadership on behalf of women or other historically underrepresented groups at the university.
“I could not be more humbled, honored and surprised by this award,” Rodriguez said.