Diving into integrated communications
Kirstie Russell jumped right into her master's studies in integrated communications. Munich. Berlin. A semester long practicum with Liz Lapidus Public Relations, a large boutique firm in Atlanta. The pool. And soon, she'll be climbing out into an exciting career.
A road less traveled
Every year, many undergraduate students receive funds from the Magellan Scholar program to conduct research based on community and service. Three students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications share how those funds have helped them study the topics they love most.
Art from a boring product
It is difficult to make an interesting photo of a simple, everyday object, especially if you can't add colorful props or backgrounds. In Dr. Keith Kenney's advanced photography class, students could only vary camera-to-subject distance, angle, composition, focus, depth of field, and lighting.
Student wins Southeast Emmy
Ashleigh Holland won a Southeast Emmy in the University Student News category for "Empty Gun Holsters," produced in her senior capstone course, Carolina News. It also won first place awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas.
Serving up success
The newest varsity sport at USC is sand volleyball, which features two J-school freshmen who attribute their early success to communication skills developed in the classroom. Standout student-athletes Jade Vitt and Morgan LaVigne have become successful leaders on and off the court.
Our students are involved in interesting, challenging and creative activities both inside and outside the classroom. We showcase some of them on this page. And we update it regularly.