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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."


Alumna Megan Westervelt to hold public discussion, gallery reception on Jan. 12

Jan 10, 2017 School of Visual Communication alumna Megan Westervelt, MA ’14, returns to campus this week to work with students and host a public discussion about “Turning interdisciplinary passions into action: Storytelling in Amazonian Ecuador” on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Schoonover 145. A reception will follow on the first floor of Schoonover Center and the VisCom Gallery.
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Graduates celebrated at Fall Commencement reception

Dec 12, 2016 The Scripps College of Communication celebrated approximately 150 undergraduate and graduate students during Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016.
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Jones family supports communication athletes with fund

Dec 9, 2016 The Jones family decided they wanted to give back to Ohio University and started a scholarship for Scripps College of Communication students who are also a member of a varsity sports team. The scholarship is renewable for students throughout their academic career.
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Mary Ellen, Stanley Shaw honor Professor Emeritus Russell Baird with journalism scholarship

Dec 8, 2016 Mary Ellen and Stanley made a contribution to the Russell N. Baird High School Editor Award that Shaw’s mother, Cecilia Baird, had started. The award is given to incoming first-year students who were editors of their high school newspapers.
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Alumni Joey Buccini, Mike Mytnick offer internship insight

Nov 17, 2016 Joey Buccini, BSC and BSVC ’14, and Mike Mytnick, BSC ’14, both know what it’s like to go through the process of finding and landing an internship. They’ve been there before, as just two years ago they were both interns for The Miss Universe Organization, a WME | IMG company.
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Ohio University Foundation welcomes four new board trustees

Nov 2, 2016 The Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees proudly welcomes four new trustees to the Bobcat family this fall. One of them, Casey A. Christopher, is a graduate from the Scripps College of Communication in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in organizational communication. All four were elected to the board during the June, 2016 Foundation Board meeting. The first official board meeting for the new trustees is Nov. 3, 2016.
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