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Let’s Reflect: Mass Comm Week 2017
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Let’s Reflect: Mass Comm Week 2017

By: Marquis Butler Mass Communications week was by far the best part of my spring semester. The highlight of the week was the panel that took place on Monday. Multiple alumni came back to Lincoln and gave their experience of their real life view post Lincoln hosted by Nicole Webb. I was very inspired by people like Kofi and Kiara Jackson who are in the entertainment field in which I would like to get into. As many people in my life know I want to be an Actor and getting the advice of how their journey is going in the real world has shown me that I am following the right foot steps and action plans. Moving forward I would love to come back and speak of my view to the rest of the current students at Lincoln. Another thing I took from the panel is building relationships with the ...
Mass Comm Week 2017 Recap
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Mass Comm Week 2017 Recap

By Tasha Saint-Louis The week of March 20th to March 24th was the 4th Annual Mass Communications Week at Lincoln University’s Mass Communications Department. Filled with events and networking opportunities, students were able to come together and experience the many avenues they can take with a Mass Communications degree. The eventful week opened Monday with an inside look into the major on its first day. There was a ‘Mass Comm Minors Fair’ that allowed students interested in minoring in Mass Communications to gather intel and information about how to do so. Following the fair, there was a gathering hosted by Dr. Nicole Files-Thompson, Interim Chair of the department, held for all current and prospective Mass Communications students to discuss changes in the program and the requirement...
4th Annual Mass Comm Week
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4th Annual Mass Comm Week

"Positioning For Power" By: Alana Hudson Midterms are over and it’s about that time we start recognizing our majors in a different light. Brace yourselves mass comm gang this is the week for you to go out with a bang. Mar 20th- 24th will be filled of guest speakers that have succeeded in our field of study. So here are some footnotes to prepare you on what to expect from this week and whom you should be expecting. Monday will be a few things to expect but you can’t miss the “Views from the View”, hosted by our very own Nicole Webb. This event is a panel discussion from a various amount of Lincoln alumni; they’ll keep it real with how Lincoln has prepared them and how their success came about after graduation. Tuesday, Ron Martin an anchorman at WGAL will bless your presence...
Guess Who’s Coming To…
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Guess Who’s Coming To…

Just a quick heads up of who is coming to Lincoln for Mass Comm week. The following bios are in chronological order of who are guest speakers are! Use this as your saving grace to educate yourself before attending these events. Ron Martin  Ron Martin has been vital member of the News 8 team since 1983. He rose through the ranks to become its main weeknight news anchor in 2000, now anchoring News 8 at 5, the Emmy award winning News 8 at 6, News 8 at 10 on This TV, WGAL 8.2, and News 8 at 11. Ron is a York native who began his career in broadcast journalism as a desk assistant at NBC News in Washington, DC. After graduating from Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, he returned home to the Susquehanna Valley to work as a reporter and news announcer ...
Mass Communications Revises Major and Minor Curriculum
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Mass Communications Revises Major and Minor Curriculum

By Nicole Webb LINCOLN UNIVERSITY—The Lincoln University’s Center of Excellence in Mass Communications recently revised its existing department curriculum with hopes of enhancing its students’ media literacy and understanding of digital media convergence. On January 10, 2014, the revision of the department’s curriculum was completed by the department’s chair, Carmen Manning-Miller, along with the department’s faculty Kenneth Nagelberg, Nicole Files-Thompson, Jamila Cupid, and Cheryl Renee Gooch. “The marketplace has changed. Media has changed and our current curriculum is an archaic way of viewing and producing mass media product,” stated Manning-Miller, the department’s chair. “All media has converged and the industry is now digitally dependent.” The purpose of the new rev...
Professionals Offer Advice During Mass Comm Day
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Professionals Offer Advice During Mass Comm Day

By Asia A. Black The Mass Communications Department along with career services of The Lincoln University hosted a Mass Communications Day where they invited mass communication professionals to come and speak with the campus. The keynote speaker was photojournalist Michael M. Cheers. Cheers is responsible for producing and directing Emmy award winning documentaries. He has worked all over the world, and currently is a tenured professor at San Jose University in California. He was the first to talk at Mass Communication Day’s first segment. Lincoln University students and faculty sat in the dim-lighted ware center auditorium as his he explained some of his photos and documentaries. Without words, each picture he showed the crowd, already told a story. “It’s all about story ...
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Mass Communications Center hosts Alternative Media Panel

By. Alicia Brown Lincoln University’s Mass Communication center for Excellence, held a panel discussion on Alternative media. The event was held for students who are interested in a media career, but not the mainstream media. The event featured guest such as; Beth McConnell, a media and Democracy coalition and Jarred Barringer, a Freelance photographer. Mass communication professor Crittenden opened the event with a video that focused on youth empowerment. The video was produced by students who dropped out of school and learned how to produce their own documentaries. The panel wanted to enlighten the students of Lincoln, that working within the media does not only consist of the highlighted jobs such as; radio and T.V. McConnell stated “Private prisons charges inmates five dollars a...
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Students Participate in NBC 10 Academy

By: Regan Farley--This year, Lincoln University along with NBC Philadelphia, Ross Associates, and the Philadelphia chapter of the National Black Public Relations Society hosted  “NBC 10 Academy.” Thirteen students from Lincoln’s Mass Communications Center of Excellence were selected to take part in the program. The Academy first started as an idea between Mass Communications faculty, NBC 10’s Sales & Traffic Manager, Kathy Johnson, and Darisha Miller, Director of Media Relations at Ross Associates during the National Association of Black Journalist Conference this past summer. But on Tuesday October 18, 2011, the once great idea between the media professionals became a reality for Lincoln University and its students. Day one of the academy allowed students to interact with various m...