As the Communications and Events Co-Op Intern, Margo Kalinchak supported the entire Sales Force at Johnson & Johnson. She composed weekly Sales Bulletins and critical communications releases, wrote and published articles to global internal company sites, assisted in planning events, and provided data insights.Continue reading "Senior Spotlight: Margo Kalinchak"
by Delaney LePage The Harrington School has hired event expert, Sarah Daly-Van Oot, as a temporary, full-time lecturer of communication studies and public relations. Daly-Van Oot received her master’s degree in integrated marketing communication from Emerson College and her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Simmons University. Daly-Van Oot brings over 20 years of marketing […]Continue reading "Daly-Van Oot joins public relations program"
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 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"
by Emma Mangione The Harrington School will soon be home to a $1.2 million state-of-the-art television studio and broadcast center in Chafee Social Science Center. The TV Studio’s location and square footage will remain the same, but the design and equipment will be upgraded.The changes include a fully robotic camera, an industry-standard audio board, new […]Continue reading "Jeff Fountain to manage newly renovated TV studio, broadcast center"
by Juliana Dellamarggio With the new sports media and communication minor and the major to launch next year, the Harrington School of Communication and Media is excited to welcome to the faculty, Brittani Sahm, Ph.D. Sahm received her Ph.D. from the University of Florida with an emphasis on sports, advertising, and public relations. She also […]Continue reading "Brittani Sahm joins public relations program"
By Juliana Dellamarggio The Harrington School of Communication and Media hosted the 2018 Christiane Amanpour Lecture Series on October 24, delivered by Carole Radziwill, a journalist, best-selling author, and longtime cast member of “The Real Housewives of New York City.” To get the day started, Radziwill took a tour of campus with Dr. Adam Roth, […]Continue reading "Carole Radziwill captivates crowd at Amanpour Lecture"
Harrington School senior, Taylor Stickles, spent her summer in a brand-new way. A public relations and communication studies double major, Stickles served as the Public Relations Intern on the Brand Experience team at FM Global in Johnston, Rhode Island, during her summer break. FM Global is a mutual insurance company dedicated to property risk management. […]Continue reading "Harrington Testimonial: Outstanding Internships"