Student organization fair highlights opportunities for mass communication students

By Garrett McGinley The 2017 mass communication week officially begun Monday with the student organization fair. The fair is meant to emphasize the many organizations available to students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. These organizations all offer opportunities to network with students that hold similar interests. Some even offer hands-on work experience. One of those organizations […]

Joining a Mass Communications organization provides many benefits

By Bryan Juarez SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Student Organization Fair showcased Monday the student media and organizations the School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers to students. Representatives from each organization set up on the first floor of Old Main from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. to speak with students about the benefits of joining an organization. Being a […]

Author teaches students how to create personal brand

By Kasandra Garza Texas State University’s Mass Comm Week continued Tuesday with events about marketing tools and analyzing legislation for political writing. The “Brand You!: Getting Ready to Get a Job in the 21st Century” event featured an author, whose book is under the same title, who discussed the importance of creating a personal brand and improving multimedia skills.  Bruce Bendinger […]

Alumni share tips for working in mass communications

Texas State University’s Mass Comm Week kicked off Monday with events featuring tech opportunities for recent graduates and a fair highlighting different organizations within the mass communications department. The panel “So you want to be a Mass Comm Professional…” was mostly made up of  Texas State University alumni. Among the alumni included advertising, journalism and digital media professionals. Every speaker was seated […]

Thursday Wrap Up- Mass Comm Week Comes to an End

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication successfully hosted their annual Mass Communications Week. This event is a four-day conference that allows students to interact with professionals in their prospective fields and discuss issues, trends, and media careers. Today’s final events proved just as exciting with guest speakers from CNN, USA Today and Google, alumni and student panels, and various […]


by Jairus Popp Texas State alumni Carmen Graf presented to Texas State students during Mass Communication Week the importance of incorporating the creative and advertising fields while captivating your targeted audience. Speaking from experience, Graf is currently the vice president and executive media director for the company GSD&M. GSD&M, a full-service advertising agency out of Austin, Texas, has both its […]

Mass Communication Week Student Organizations & Campus Media Expo

By Breona Blakemore photo by Breona Blakemore on 10/29/14  Located on the first floor hallway of Old Main at 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. a variety of campus media organizations and societies provided information for Mass Communication students on the Texas State campus. I stopped at the colorful table of ladies from Women Communicators of Austin at Texas State, also […]