Re-post from WSU Global Campus News March 15, 2016
She’d worked in TV production for nearly a decade. She lived in Los Angeles, managed projects, arranged presentations, and was a production coordinator. But JoAnna Martens loved marketing and, despite her impressive background, needed career-related experience in that field.
“As a growing professional, I knew that the investment in my career development didn’t stop at undergrad,” she said. Read more…
In her day job, Hope Evans is a copywriter who helps well-off couples take luxurious vacations at Caribbean resorts. After work, Hope helps a different clientele: struggling single moms. On Mother’s Day 2016, she launched a nonprofit called Hope for Single Moms, which offers funding, resources, opportunities for spiritual growth, and education.
Hope is a single mom who had long considered helping others like herself. In January 2015, she enrolled in the online strategic communications master’s program offered through The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. That decision brought both inspiration and empowerment. Read more…
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University ranked No. 4 nationally this month on Money magazine’s list of “50 Colleges that Add the Most Value” – the highest ranked public institution. WSU ranked No. 37 on Money’s “Best Colleges” list among roughly 2,000 four-year universities. Read more…
Department says hiring part of a “cosmic shift in thinking”
From WBAL TV
Murrow MA student TJ Smith has accepted a new position with the Baltimore Police Department as their Director of Media Relations. Smith, has been at the forefront of modern media police relations using many of the online tools he learned through the Murrow online program.
“There is a cosmic shift in thinking underway in modern policing, and this situation highlights the importance of communication and will become a model in law enforcement,” Interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said. “Lt. Smith, a native son of Baltimore, is the trusted voice of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, and I know that many of the men and women within the Baltimore Police Department and the citizens of Baltimore recognize and feel that same level of trust that I do.” Read more
(Pullman, WA) — The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication has received the “Best Online Master’s in Communication and Public Relations” award from the Nonprofit Colleges Online organization (nonprofitcollegesonline.com). The website lists The Murrow College and Washington State University as No. 7 overall, as well as the top program for graduate studies in Strategic Communications. Nonprofit Colleges Online is an organization dedicated to highlighting “programs of study that put the education of students before the bottom line.” Read more
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University is launching an online M.A. degree in strategic communication with classes to begin in January 2014.
The master’s degree builds on the college’s reputation for career preparation that combines social responsibility with communication skills across evolving platforms and emphasizes experiential learning based on communication theories and industry standards. Read more.
June 20, 2016 | By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
PULLMAN, Wash. – The online master’s degree in strategic communication at Washington State University has been ranked 22nd in the country by Top Management Degrees based on tuition cost, accreditation, graduate pay, graduation rates and more.
This follows last year’s award to the degree for “Best Online Master’s in Communication and Public Relations” from Nonprofit Colleges Online.