Former WPRI Eyewitness News anchor Karen L. Adams H’10 has made a $1 million commitment toward her endowment to support female students at URI’s Harrington School of Communication and Media.Continue reading "Former News Anchor Commits $1 Million to Harrington School"
Fly to Los Angeles, be in the audience for the Ellen DeGeneres Show, meet the show’s executive producer, tour Warner Bros. Studios, and learn from Harrington alumni in the film and TV industry.Continue reading "Harrington in Hollywood: Free Trip to LA and Ellen!"
Nikki Noya ’00 loves competing and setting goals. So when the chance to become co-host of a nationally syndicated travel show suddenly popped up, Noya took the gamble.Continue reading "Nikki Noya ’00 finds smooth landing on syndicated travel show ‘The Jet Set’"
by Mariana Zardetto Alves & Delaney LePage LuAnne Roth, Ph.D., joins the writing and rhetoric department as a senior lecturer. Roth received her doctorate degree in English from University of Missouri, Columbia. She also has a master’s degree in folklore and mythology from the University of California, Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree in psychology […]Continue reading "LuAnne Roth joins writing and rhetoric faculty"
by Delaney LePage The Harrington School has a new face in the journalism department: Jason Jaacks, assistant professor of multimedia journalism. Jaacks received his master’s degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley and his bachelor’s degree in documentary studies from the College of Santa Fe. Jaacks comes to the Harrington School with an […]Continue reading "Multimedia expert joins journalism department"
by Juliana Dellamarggio For high school seniors, deciding where to go to college is one of the hardest decisions they have to make. Some knew right away where they wanted to go. For others, like freshman Siobhan Richards, more research had to be done before choosing which college to attend. Richards, a public relations and […]Continue reading "First-year student profile: Siobhan Richards"
by Emma Mangione The Harrington School’s Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences is a consistent success story. Recently the GSLIS program’s American Library Association accreditation was renewed, keeping the institution certified by the ALA. In fact, GSLIS department head Valerie Karno, pictured left, stated that the program received a perfect report. “This means we […]Continue reading "GSLIS program receives perfect score on accreditation renewal"
by Juliana Dellamarggio The number of first-year students who enrolled in the Harrington School of Communication and Media this fall was up significantly from last year; in fact, there was a hefty 46 percent increase. Dr. Justin Wyatt, associate director of the Harrington School, credits the increase to a growing interest in communication, as well […]Continue reading "Harrington School sees increase in first-year enrollment"
by Mariana Zardetto Alves Ashley Kuhar, BA ’14, MBA’18, was one of 10 URI alumni to receive the 10 Under 10 Award last month. Kuhar is the senior communications specialist at FM Global. The University of Rhode Island and the Young Alumni Council recognized several outstanding alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years, […]Continue reading "Ashley Kuhar receives URI’s prestigious 10 Under 10 award"
by Mariana Zardetto Alves Harrington School senior Stone Freeman knows firsthand the benefit of the school’s focus on experiential learning. Freeman currently serves as the sports reporter for the athletics department at URI. To gain exposure to the world of sports, Freeman has participated in several key internships at local radio and television news stations […]Continue reading "Student Spotlight: Freeman follows his passion for sports"