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On The Job

What can you do with a communication degree? In short, the sky is the limit. Our alumni are communication leaders in ever discipline of the industry. They are not only asking the tough questions in this ever-changing field, but are finding solutions that help the world move forward. Faculty and students here on campus also play a part in how Scripps shapes the future of communication through research, creative activity, internships and extracurricular activities. Here is just a sampling of our accomplished alumni, faculty and students and how they are making a difference "On the Job."


‘Communication Action Heroes’ highlight content, platforms in seventh Symposium

Mar 26, 2015 The seventh annual Schuneman Symposium on New Media and Photojournalism, themed “Communication Action Heroes,” explored the entrepreneurism and innovation in the field on the main campus of Ohio University in Athens on March 24 and 25.
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Scripps alumnus, stalwart supporter inducted into Ohio Communication Hall of Fame

Mar 25, 2015 OHIO alumnus Michel du Cille and Mike Philipps, a longtime supporter, partner and friend of the college, were officially inducted into the Hall of Fame during a March 23 ceremony that also marked the beginning of the Scripps College’s annual Communication Week.
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Alumnus Clarence Page presides over 130th-anniversary Gridiron Club dinner

Mar 16, 2015 Two presidents from Chicago brought down the house Saturday night at the annual white-tie dinner of the oldest and most exclusive club for Washington journalists. One was President Barack Obama. The other was Chicago Tribune Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and Ohio University alumnus Clarence Page (BSJ ’69).
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CommWeek15 brings new OHIO Scripps College of Communication brand

Mar 12, 2015 The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication will celebrate Communication Week 2015 from Monday, March 23 to Friday, March 27.
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Scripps Senior Saturday connects graduating seniors with journalism alumni

Feb 11, 2015 More than 50 graduating seniors filled Copeland Hall on Jan. 31, 2015, for the 13th annual Scripps Senior Saturday hosted by the Scripps Society of Alumni and Friends and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.
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Semester-in-LA students reflect on their experience, screen shorts

Feb 4, 2015 Ohio University Media Arts & Studies Students who spent their entire fall semester in Los Angeles, Calif. as part of the first every Semester-in-LA program gathered as a group to share their experiences and short films last Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the Baker Center Theatre.
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Scripps alumnus Ken Ehrlich receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Jan 30, 2015 Ken Ehrlich, BSJ ’64, was honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on Jan. 28, 2015, for his remarkable nearly-five-decade career in television.
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GRID Lab to host Global Game Jam site

Jan 22, 2015 The Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab will be hosting a participation site for the Global Game Jam January 23rd-25th, 2015. There are currently close to 500 sites worldwide participating. This is an open event for all Ohio University students and alumni. Space is limited.
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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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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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