Fall 2020

Fall 2020

In my letter this past spring, I spoke of the extraordinary way that the faculty and staff of the School rose to the challenge of the COVID-19 emergency, moving classes online, modifying assignments…
Students at The Ohio State University were enjoying spring break when the news hit. University President Michael V. Drake announced that due to COVID-19, students were to continue courses remotely…
In 2019, Jocelyn Dorsey, who studied journalism during her time at Ohio State, was inducted into the Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame in recognition of her career and role as the first Black newscast…
Columbus native Ilene Zeldin (journalism, ’78) has served as a communications manager or speechwriter to three cabinet secretaries, two U.S. senators including President-elect Joe Biden, the CEO of a…
Eleanor Kapcar graduates with a degree in Strategic Communication in December with two Top Scholar titles and a wide range of internship experience. These awards are given to the top student who…
Wenbo Li is a fourth year doctoral student in the School of Communications focusing his research on the media effects of individuals and society. Li guides his research with one overarching statement…
Dr. Osei Appiah, professor and associate director of the School of Communication, founded the Black Advertising and Strategic Communication Association student organization in 2010 and works as the…
Lecturer Jasmine Roberts always loved the Big Ten spirit. After graduating from Ohio State’s rival, the University of Michigan, and attending the University of Illinois to pursue her PhD, Roberts put…
The Kraft family of Columbus has donated $22,500 to The Lantern to fund the Carolyn N. Kraft Copy Chief position. The fund honors the memory of Carolyn Kraft, a former marketing executive at Merck…
Dr. William R. Brown, 91, former chair of the School of Communication at The Ohio State University, passed away Oct. 11, 2020.  Dr. Brown served as chair from 1983 to…