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Students, faculty and alumni of the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University are constantly making headlines. In fact, we can't keep up with all of the good news! Read about some of the amazing accomplishments, events and happenings in Scripps and among its people below. You may want to use the tags above to sort for categories that pique your interest!


Scripps Next Top Intern Eric Tiu headed to Miss Universe Organization

Dec 17, 2014 Scripps College of Communication student Eric Tiu is basking in the light of the support of the Scripps Howard Foundation. After being named one of two winners in the Scripps Next Top Intern contest, Eric was able to accept an exclusive internship with the Miss Universe Organization in New York City.
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Sexual assault on college campuses top issue for Ohio University’s Scripps Innovation Challenge

Dec 11, 2014 With sexual assault on college campuses dominating the news in recent weeks, nearly half of this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge teams at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio will be creating solutions to address this issue. More than 25 teams and 90 students from disciplines across the university will compete in this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge, a media startup competition that offers a $25,000 purse for innovative solutions to media challenges.
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VisCom’s Sarah Erickson named first 73 West State Scholar

Dec 11, 2014 Ohio University School of Visual Communication (VisCom) student Sarah Erickson has been named the 73 West State Scholar. The award is a two-year renewable scholarship that was established by alumnus William C. Brand, BSC ’87, to honor the friends he made during his time as an Ohio University student.
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Scripps' Zainab Kandeh featured on msnbc as a campus political leader

Dec 8, 2014 Ohio University senior Zainab Kandeh is this week's spotlight for msnbc's Women in Politics: College Edition, where promising women leaders in student government on college and university campuses across the country are featured.
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Progressive Insurance sponsors McClure School scholarship

Dec 3, 2014 Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, headquartered in Mayfield Village, Ohio, has been an avid supporter of Ohio University’s J. Warren McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems for years and employs a number of graduates and students in the program. In 2013, the company began offering a $2,000 scholarship for academic excellence. This year’s winner is Kahtan Al Jewary.
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Gridiron Glory to air state football championship special

Dec 3, 2014 The Athens High Bulldogs will take on Toledo Central Catholic for the Division III state football championship, and WOUB Public Media's "Gridiron Glory" will be there.
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MDIA faculty showcase immersive technologies used in storytelling

Dec 3, 2014 Josh Antonuccio, co-owner and operator of 3 Elliot Studio and a lecturer in the School of Media Arts and Studies, says new immersive methods could change the storytelling experience completely.
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JSchool alum Wes Lowery Skypes from Ferguson with Scripps students

Nov 26, 2014 Students in the entry-level journalism class yesterday took part in a Skype session with Ohio University alumnus Wesley Lowery, who was in Ferguson, Mo., to cover the aftermath of the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case.
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JSchool senior wins national PRSSA award for mentorship

Nov 25, 2014 Ohio University Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) board executive Melaina Lewis won the Ron Culp Scholarship for Mentorship at the Public Relations Student Society of America National Conference awards ceremony on Oct. 13 in Washington D.C.
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Journalism director to receive Medal of Honor from Leipzig University

Nov 25, 2014 Dr. Bob Stewart, director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University will be awarded the Medal of Honor from one of the world’s most storied institutions: Leipzig University.
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