Annual CNN/Turner Broadcasting Trip
Our annual CNN/Turner Broadcasting trek, co-sponsored by the Department of Communication and the Office of Undergraduate Students. Joe Dugan '87, Senior Vice President at Turner, sponsors the trip each year, and students have an opportunity to tour some studios and meet with VU alums who now work in various areas of the company, from production to marketing and client services.
2017 Creative Expression Award
Dr. Heidi Rose received the 2017 Creative Expression Award from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender for her solo performance, Twin.
Cameron Quevedo 2017 Artist Academy Acceptance
Cameron Quevedo, visiting assistant professor, has been accepted into the 2017 Artist Academy (https://www.filmlinc.org/filmmaker-initiatives/artist-academy/), a yearly mentorship event sponsored by the New York Film Festival and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. His film, El tucán (The Toucan) has been selected to screen this month at the San Francisco Latino Film Festival, the 2017 Festival of Indigenous Peoples in Mexico City, and the DOQU Film Festival in Querétaro, Mexico. El tucan was also recently awarded “Best International Latino Documentary” at the 2017 Latino Film Market.
2017 Young Alumni Medallion Award
We are delighted to announce that Kelly J. Stoner ('08) and Elise Scioscia ('08, '10), graduates of the Communication program, were honored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with the 2017 Young Alumni Medallion Award on Oct 4, 2017. Kelly works as an Associate Conservation Scientist with the Wildlife Preservation Society, where she leads the bison program in its effort to restore wild, free-ranging bison to tribal lands in the American West. Elise is the Director of Public Policy for Women Against Abuse in Philadelphia. Congratulations on this well deserved honor!