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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 below to sort for categories that pique your interest!

MDIA alumnus Winston Breeden III receives Konneker Medal, visits Scripps College of Communication

Feb 12, 2016 Winston Breeden III, BSC ’93, was one of two Ohio University alumni to receive the Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship on Wednesday, Feb. 10 during the Inventors Dinner held at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center.
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Scripps College of Communication offers $500 summer scholarship

Feb 11, 2016 This summer the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication is offering a limited number of $500 scholarships for students taking at least 10 credit hours in communication courses, one of which must be a Summer Session I course entitled Scripps College Summer Academy (COMM 2900), which will be led by Dean Scott Titsworth. At least two courses should be on-campus classes.
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First place Disney Imaginations team includes MDIA student and alumnus

Feb 10, 2016 On January 29, during an awards luncheon at Walt Disney Imagineering headquarters in Glendale, California the winners of the Walt Disney Imagineering’s 25th Imaginations design competition were announced. The first place prize went to a four-person team that included Courtney Irby, a senior in the School of Media Arts & Studies studying games and animation, and Media Arts & Studies alumnus Geoffrey Backstrom, BSC ‘15.
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Acclaimed singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten to visit OHIO February 19

Feb 8, 2016 The Scripps College of Communication in partnership with the School of Media Arts & Studies and OU WIMI (Women in Music Industry) will host critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten on Friday, Feb. 19 from 10:30 a.m. to Noon in Glidden Music Hall. Van Etten will visit Ohio University as a part of the Scripps Visiting Artist Series, sitting down for an onstage and live-streaming interview about her widely-heralded career.
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MDIA students go all out for 14th annual 48-hour Shootout competition

Feb 8, 2016 In a second-story apartment on Court Street, a student film crew prepared to shoot the final scenes of a short movie Saturday night just as the sidewalks below began to swell with people.
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OHIO alumna Dr. Amina Hassan discusses new book on Feb. 11

Feb 5, 2016 Award-winning public radio documentarian Dr. Amina Hassan, MA ‘00, Ph.D. ‘05, will be returning to Ohio University on Thursday, Feb. 11 to discuss her book, Loren Miller, Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist.
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Journalism student wins Scripps Howard Foundation collegiate reporting prize trip to Japan

Feb 5, 2016 The Scripps Howard Foundation awarded a nine‐day journalism study trip to Japan to nine college journalists, winners of its annual Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. Ohio University student, Bianca Hillier, a junior studying broadcast journalism in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism with a specialization in diversity studies, was selected as one of the winners.
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