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Mar 12, 2020
The annual Texas Tech Public Relations Showdown, now in its sixth year, is a week-long competition that brings together teams of undergraduate students to test their skills through daily challenges.
Mar 12, 2020
The 2020 Thomas Jay Harris Distinguished Lecture Series was held Friday, March 6 at 11:30 a.m. at the International Cultural Center at Texas Tech University and featured speaker Robert G. Picard, Ph.D., an established academic expert on media management and economics.
Feb 20, 2020
Haoran Chu, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University, studies how motivation is affected by message framing.
Feb 19, 2020
Bolanle Olaniran, a professor of communication studies in the Texas Tech College of Media & Communication, studies organizational communication in a variety of ways, still focusing on the computer-mediated side, but paying attention to new technologies, such as social media, and their impact.
Feb 7, 2020
A professor in the Department of Journalism & Creative Media Industries at the Texas Tech College of Media & Communication, Eko's work focuses on media and communication in a variety of forms – human rights, freedom of expression and comparative and international communication.
Jan 15, 2020
The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University has been leading the charge to meet the demand for broader curriculum offerings and research related to video games. Megan Condis, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication studies, is one of the faculty members who have been brought on board to do just that.
Professor Brings NSF CAREER Grant to Texas Tech to Research Organizational Capacity and Cyberinfrastructure Diffusion
Jan 6, 2020
Kerk Kee, Ph.D., an associate professor of professional communication in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, is using his NSF CAREER grant to develop a framework to measure, build and improve virtual organizations’ capacity.
Dec 18, 2019
Students in PR 4412, Public Relations Campaigns, are working to rebuild and strengthen the local student chapter of Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit group focused on providing affordable housing for low- to middle-income people in the Hub City area.
Dec 1, 2019
Nick Bowman, Ph.D., an associate professor of journalism & creative media industries in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, has been awarded funding from the U.S. Fulbright Program to travel to Taiwan to engage in further research on the subject of video games and interactivity.
Nov 7, 2019
Hosted by the Department of Advertising & Brand Strategy in the College of Media & Communication, the 2019 Hub City Student Advertising Competition brought teams of Lubbock-area college students together to create, develop and pitch an advertising campaign to real-world client, University Medical Center.
Oct 24, 2019
Texas Tech University’s College of Media & Communication recently honored three graduates during the annual Outstanding Alumni Awards ceremony at the Overton Hotel on Oct. 18.
Oct 23, 2019
In the last decade, the popularity of social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat has skyrocketed. Eric Rasmussen, an associate professor and director of the doctoral program in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, led a team of researchers on a study to see what about social-media use impacts emerging adults' mental well-being.
Oct 14, 2019
With so much information floating around, it's hard for users to sort through it all and know what is credible and what is not. According to new research by Erik Bucy, the Marshall and Sharleen Formby Regents Professor of Strategic Communication in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University, a certain level of procedural news knowledge – background information about how mainstream media operate – helps users sort legitimate content from disinformation.
Oct 8, 2019
As the Hispanic population continues to grow in the U.S., so does the representation of Hispanic characters on television. Punyanunt-Carter, along with assistant professor Marilda Oviedo and instructor Samer Melhem, studied college students' perceptions and portrayals of Hispanics on television and how those potentially impact their beliefs about race.
Oct 4, 2019
David D. Perlmutter, Ph.D., professor and dean of the Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication, was inducted as president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) on Aug. 9 at the annual AEJMC conference in Toronto.
Oct 4, 2019
Nick Bowman, an associate professor of journalism and creative media industries in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to study augmented and virtual reality tools. This award will put Texas Tech and the College of Media & Communication at the forefront of this technology as it is used for information, persuasion and entertainment.
Oct 2, 2019
With tremendous support from CoMC faculty and the student officers of the former TechPR group, the Texas Tech PRSSA chapter has found its new home in CoMC. The PRSSA, or the Public Relations Student Society of America, is the student chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the non-profit trade organization for industry professionals and educators with more than 30,000 members around the world.
Sep 27, 2019
Faculty from the Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication have been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation, a prominent source of federal funding and an unusual funding agency for communications-related fields.
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