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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."


OHIO journalism alumnus, Coca-Cola Freestyle® exec visits classes

Nov 16, 2018 ATHENS, Ohio (Nov. 15, 2018)—Chris Hellmann, BSJ ’87, global vice president and general manager at Coca-Cola Freestyle®, returned to his alma mater Nov. 8 to speak to students and impart some wisdom about career planning, change and ...
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AT&T visits campus to contribute to the Scripps College innovation strategy

Oct 31, 2018 Representatives from AT&T visited the Schoonover Center for Communication on the main campus of Ohio University in Athens on Wednesday, Oct. 25, to show the company’s continuing support for Scripps College of Communication’s innovation initiatives.
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Ohio University's GRID Lab student, alumni win awards at 6th annual GDEX gaming expo

Oct 3, 2018 Ohio University’s Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab was highly visible and successful at this past weekend’s sixth annual GDEX at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. GDEX, the largest gaming expo in the Midwest, drew more than 2,000 fans from throughout the country.
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Eminent journalist to receive award honoring OHIO alumnus Sept. 18

Sep 18, 2018 A journalist who has influenced Native and national media will receive the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism’s Carr Van Anda award Tuesday, Sept. 18.
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OHIO VisCom alumni win Hearst National Photojournalism Championship top honors

Jun 13, 2018 Patrick Connolly, BSVC ’17, and Alejandra (Alex) Driehaus, BSVC ’17, both alumni of the Ohio University School of Visual Communication, have won first and second place in the Hearst National Photojournalism Championship, as announced last week by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s 57th Annual Journalism Awards Program during the final awards ceremony at The Bently Reserve in San Francisco.
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