MCJ student creates Spanish language podcast on COVID-19

Olegario Tapia in front of a waterfall

As businesses closed and schools began operating remotely due to COVID-19, Olegario Tapia became concerned as he watched his mother leave to work in the fields around Dinuba. “An abundance of the information my family consumed about the new virus came from unreliable social media outlets, and a lot of the time, it was misinformation […]

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MCJ students explore new partnership with entrepreneurship students

Large brick sign in front of Sid Craig School of Business. MCJ and Entrepreneurship students partnered up for a project.

TALK PR, Fresno State’s student-run public relations firm, has offered students the opportunity to work with countless local businesses, organizations and university clients since its founding in the spring of 2009. Through the Public Relations Agency Practicum special topics course, MCJ 117T, TALK students from an array of degree programs and colleges come together to […]

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Professor Hays named Faculty Service-Learning Scholar​

MCJ Professor Betsy A. Hays

~ Reprinted from Betsy A. Hays, Department of Media, Communications and Journalism professor at Fresno State, was named the University’s Faculty Service-Learning Scholar for 2017-18. The one-year term, which is supported with faculty release time, provides professional development training and support for faculty members interested in creating or enhancing a service-learning course. Chris Fiorentino, […]

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Students, mentors paired up for TASTE

~ Video by Carl Licuanan and Justus Neves/Edited by Manual Martinez ~ Reprinted from Presented by the Fresno Advertising Federation (FAF) and coordinated by students in the Public Relations Campaign class of the Media, Communications and Journalism Department, TASTE (Take A Student To Eat) pairs MCJ students with professionals from various Fresno and Clovis media […]

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MCJ students honored at scholarship reception

Dozens of students in the Media, Communications and Journalism Department were honored at the annual scholarship reception on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Vintage Room at Fresno State. ABC 30 Scholarship Recipient: Judith Saldivar The ABC 30 Journalism Scholarship was created in January 2010 and has become the department’s largest scholarship. It is given to […]

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