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 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
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
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 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.
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