Communication Student receives Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Summer Internship

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Sarah Beckley (’16) has received an Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Summer Internship.  The TV Academy Foundation’s summer student internship program provides over 40 industry-wide internships college students nationwide.  The program gives both undergraduate and graduate students in-depth exposure to professional production during a paid eight-week period in Los Angeles.  Sarah will be doing her internship at Channel 7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles.​

Congratulations, Sarah!!

Congratulations to WUSR!

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The Communication Department would like to extend out congratulations to our very own WUSR radio station for receiving the $5,000 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters grant!  

The grant will be used to continue building and improving our audio editing lab and individual editing facilities in the radio station. 

Thank you to Dr. Howard Fisher, Ken Sandrowicz, and Tabbi Miller-Scandle for their hard work in putting the proposal together and making this happen!  Good things are coming to WUSR!

$1500 Journalism Scholarship – Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association

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The Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association is now accepting applications for the 2014 Teresa Spatara Memorial Scholarship. The contest is open to both men and women who are currently juniors or seniors in college or in graduate school in Pennsylvania and who are Pennsylvania residents. The winner of the $1,500 prize is selected on the basis of proven journalistic ability, dedication to a newspaper career and general merit.

More information and an online application can be found at


Write an Article – You Can Win $200!

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Write an article on the theme of “Generation-Y” and receive a cash prize of $200

Generation-Y, the #YOLO Generation, known for selfies, swag and drunken snapchats. Write an article on Gen-Y and the one with the most ‘likes’ will receive $200.

Read the rules here.

$1000 Scholarship for Scranton Times Internships!

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For an electronic application, please email


Fall 2013 Communication Department Newsletter!

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ABC Philadelphia Networking Night at Triumph Brewery in Old City!

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                 IABC Philadelphia is gearing up for an exciting fall season of programming!

Kick off the new program year, reconnect with colleagues and meet new people with a night of networking at Triumph Brewery in Philadelphia.

This is a great opportunity to build relationships with fellow members and local communicators.

Register now for this fun night of networking! We look forward to seeing you!

The registration fee will include a drink ticket and appetizers.

For more about the venue and parking, click here.



Thursday, September 19, 2013

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


Triumph Brewery

117 Chestnut St.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106


For more information and to register, please click here.