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Journalism Department News: People

Journalism and Public Relations Department Welcomes Back Miller

Laurie Miller taught at IUP as a full-time temporary faculty member from 2005 to 2008 in what was then the Journalism Department. Now, the former newspaper journalist has returned to the renamed Journalism and Public Relations Department as an assistant professor.

Posted on 2/4/2016 9:00:34 AM

Alumna Ward Speaks About Reporting on Murder Trial of Pittsburgh Medical Researcher

Paula Reed Ward, IUP Journalism and Public Relations Department class of ’96, spoke to News Reporting students on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, in Davis 409, the computer lab.

Posted on 9/21/2015 11:13:50 AM

Seventh Annual SPJ J-Jobs Boot Camp

How do you start that media career for which you spent years in college? Two recent IUP journalism grads tell how at the J-Jobs Boot Camp on Wednesday, April 29, sponsored by the IUP chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Posted on 4/7/2015 8:13:57 AM

Papakie Selected as a Golden Key Honorary Member

Congratulations to Michele Papakie, chairwoman of the IUP Journalism Department, for being selected as a Golden Key Honorary Member this year.

Posted on 3/6/2015 8:34:34 AM

Civic Project Story Wins Another Keystone Award for the “HawkEye”

The “HawkEye” online newspaper has notched another award for its reporting, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association announced late last month. Journalism student Cody Benjamin won honorable mention for sports reporting.

Posted on 3/4/2015 10:37:08 AM

Papakie Participates in Philanthropy Day

On IUP Philanthropy Day 2015, Michele Papakie spoke from her experiences as a student, an alumna, a faculty member, a chairwoman, and a parent as she participated in thanking those who support IUP students through philanthropy.

Posted on 2/26/2015 2:31:31 PM

Papakie Named Business Communicator of the Year

Michele Papakie, Department of Journalism, was honored as the Business Communicator of the Year by the Pittsburgh chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.

Posted on 9/25/2014 1:39:07 PM

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