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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."

COMS alumnus receives Sharjah Award for dissertation

May 18, 2016 Adil Al-Busaidi, MA ’12 and PhD ’14, received the prestigious Sharjah Award for the Best Doctoral Dissertation in Administrative Science in the Arab Region for his doctoral dissertation.
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Scripps College of Communication well represented at OHIO Undergraduate Commencement

May 2, 2016 More than 500 students from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University received baccalaureate degrees Saturday, April 30 during Ohio University’s morning Commencement ceremony.
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OHIO JSchool alumnus Wes Lowery shares in second Pulitzer Prize

Apr 18, 2016 Wesley Lowery, an alumnus of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, is part of the Washington Post staff that won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting today.
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Game development company started by OHIO students hopes to foster Athens gaming culture

Apr 11, 2016 Anthony Zoccola and Zac Oberg want to create a gaming scene in Athens. The pair, made up of an Ohio University senior and alumnus, have taken their passion for video games and channeled it into their own game development company, Lantern Light Studios.
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Registration open, Future of Student Media Summit to take place April 8-9

Mar 28, 2016 Ohio University will host a national Future of Student Media Summit April 8 and 9 to unite leaders of college news outlets in a conversation about financial challenges facing campus media.
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Alumna Dana Sulonen to discuss women in sports journalism

Mar 28, 2016 Alumna Dana Sulonen, BSJ ’03, will conduct a Skype Q&A session to discuss how her broadcast skills transformed her newspaper’s newsroom on Wednesday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Schoonover Center Room 508. Limited seating is available for this event.
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