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I-Comm Week

Celebrating Information and Communication

International Programs

Tuesday, Oct. 9
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Harper College, Gressette Room

College of Mass Communications and Information Studies faculty and graduate students will discuss their work in universities in other countries.

Faculty Panel - 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

scott farrandScott Farrand

Scott Farrand is an instructor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, with an academic focus in publication and print design, visual communication and informational graphics. He has developed an expertise in visual communication and convergence journalism that has enabled him to participate in consulting and training initiatives in Puerto Rico, Dubai, England, Switzerland and the United States. He teaches an annual Maymester class, in which he and his multimedia students travel to Munich, Germany.


Jennifer Arns jennifer arns

Dr. Jennifer Arns is an associate professor in the School of Library and Information Science, specializing in information policy and public libraries among other areas of expertise. Dr. Arns coordinates the Cultural Heritage Informatics Leadership (CHIL) doctoral program at the school. The CHIL program is both interdisciplinary and international, enrolling American and international students. Dr. Arns has developed a study abroad class in Scotland for SLIS graduate students with Dr. Kendra Albright. 


keith kenneyKeith Kenney

Dr. Keith Kenney is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications specializing in visual communications. Dr. Kenney has been the author and principal investigator of grants worth $1.4 million. He currently is directing a $742,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State. It is a Journalism School Partnership Program with the Caucasus School of Journalism and Media Management in Tbilisi, Georgia. His international experience includes a Fulbright grant to teach at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, where he developed a graphic design program. In 1985-87, he developed the new photojournalism program at Xiamen University in China. Dr. Kenney has also taught courses and conducted workshops in Rwanda, Greece, India, Italy, Botswana, Jamaica, Germany and Armenia.


charles bierbauerCharles Bierbauer

Charles Bierbauer is the Dean of the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies. Dean Bierbauer came to the University of South Carolina after an award-winning, globe-trotting journalism career with CNN. As such, his career has covered a broad range of media experience. Dean Bierbauer has extensive international experience, having lived and reported from several countries around the world. From 1977-81, he was an overseas correspondent for ABC News, first as Moscow Bureau Chief and later as the Bonn Bureau Chief. Prior to that, he worked in Vienna, Bonn, London and Philadelphia for Westinghouse Broadcasting. He was a free-lance reporter in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in 1968-69 while on an Edward R. Murrow Fellowship.


Student Panel - 2 - 3:30 p.m.

School of Library and Information Science

Sara Chizari

Anmol Kalsi

Hassan Zamir

  School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Ana Keshelashvili

Zadok Ekimwere

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