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New 'Chautauqua Matters' class to bring students, community together as part of SUNY's Institute for Local News

When Chautauqua Matters convenes next fall for the first time, it will mark a new approach in teaching journalism and community engagement at SUNY Fredonia.

Joshua Ranney

‘All Things Voting Day’ to feature alumnus Joshua Ranney

On Wednesday, April 17, the American Democracy Project, in conjunction with the Department of Communication, is hosting an “All Things Voting Day,” with keynote speaker and SUNY Fredonia alumnus Joshua Ranney.

Alyssa Bump with President Stephen Kolison, Communication major, Journalism major, Public Relations major

Bump to receive Lanford Presidential Prize

Alyssa M. Bump, a senior from Cuba, N.Y., has been selected to receive the 2023 Lanford Presidential Prize from the Oscar and Esther Lanford Endowment of the Fredonia College Foundation.

Student editors, Communication major, Journalism major

Student editors gain valuable insight to strengthen The Leader at MediaFest22

Top editors of The Leader brought back plenty of new ideas to enhance their newsroom operation from MediaFest22, a four-day journalism conference conducted by the Society of Professional Journalists, Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association in Washington, D.C.

Chloe Kowalyk stands outside Bee Group Newspapers office where she held an internship in Williamsville.

Journalism student enhances resume at summer newspaper internship

Chloe Kowalyk, a junior at SUNY Fredonia, had a front-row seat to the outpouring of community support extended to needy residents in a Buffalo neighborhood devastated by the mass shooting at a Tops Friendly Market last May. We all read about it; she experienced it.

Honors Student of the Month Alyssa Bump with Associate Professor Elmer Ploetz

Communications junior Bump named Honors Student for April

Alyssa Bump, a junior majoring in Communication: Journalism and Communication: Public Relations, from Cuba, N.Y., has been selected as the April 2022 Honors Student of the Month.

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Communication department announces scholarship recipients for 2022-2023

Eighteen students will receive financial awards and certificates that reflect their talent, hard work, dedication, service and academic excellence at the Department of Communication’s annual awards banquet on April 9.

Mike Igoe and Les Trent on virtual call

Igoe moderates BBA Education Speaker event

Department of Communication Associate Professor Mike Igoe recently served as the moderator for the latest edition of the Educational Speaker series offered by the Buffalo Broadcasters Association.

Igoe speaking at ceremony

Igoe joins BBA Hall of Fame

Department of Communication Associate Professor Mike Igoe was inducted into the Buffalo Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame at a ceremony held on Nov. 4 at the Admiral Room in Buffalo.

Associate Professor Mike Igoe

Igoe offers career advice to Chinese students in virtual talk

Students enrolled at Wenzhou-Kean University in China were recently treated to a virtual lecture on "Careers in Media" by Associate Professor Mike Igoe.