Study in America program offered for School of Journalism and Mass Communication students

By Gabriella Carrizales Gac78@txstate.edu   SAN MARCOS — Senior lecturer Dale Blasingame and two students, Haley Jenkins and Zach Ientasch, gave background information and shared their experience during the first Study in America program. Study in America is a summer program that gives students the out-of-class experience while staying cost effective. This program travels withinRead More

Del Valle ISD brings relations closer between PR and public schools during mass communications week at Texas State

By Alexandra Cochran Alc261@txstate.edu SAN MARCOS — Communications coordinator, A.J. Arreguin and Director of Communications and Community Relations, Shannon Rideout, visited Texas State from Del Valle ISD during Mass Comm Week to promote public relations in public schools. The Del Valle Independent School District serves over 11,000 students within 15 different campuses while catering toRead More

A whole new world of PR

By Shannon Sampson SAN MARCOS — With advancements in technology, the reporting world is changing drastically, and public relations is changing with it. Social media supersedes the ways in which consumers know and understand all aspects of public relations. Jeff Hahn from Hahn Public in Austin spoke with mass communication majors Wednesday morning at TexasRead More

School District Communications Department Speak on Public Relation Benefits for Public Schools

SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Del Valle Independent School District in Austin communications department spoke to Texas State students during Mass Comm Week to give them an insight into how public schools benefit from public relations. Shannon Rideout, director of communications and community relations, and A.J Arreguin, communications coordinator, talked about keeping the community informedRead More

Student organization fair highlights opportunities for mass communication students

By Garrett McGinley grm56@txstate.edu 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 workRead More

All He Did Was Ask

By Jairo Devora As the age of technology continues to expand and evolve, something as simple as introducing yourself can impact your life forever, as it did for one Facebook networking professional. San Antonio native and University of Texas alumnus, Justin Johnson, is a networking professional based in Austin who, through Facebook, “manages different companies’Read More