News and updates from the A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication
Olsen and LaGree publish new research on professional relationships, consult industry on best practices
New findings from assistant professors suggest that managers should focus on organization and industry-wide professional relationship development to support early-career professionals.
New Inclusive Scholars of Digital Innovation scholarship program to increase access to digital education
Kansas State University today announced a new inclusive scholarship program for prospective students and working professionals from underrepresented communities as part of the A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication's new digital innovation degree and certificate programs.
Wildcat 91.9 student takes on a creative edge with musical pieces paying tribute to defining moments in Black History
Wildcat 91.9's Negil McPherson III creates musical pieces utilizing powerful and influential Black speeches. The "speech-to-music" project will be airing throughout February in honor of Black History Month.
Education Abroad opportunity: KSU in Prague
Cruise along the Vltava River, enjoy delicious Czech cuisine and take classes at the magical Charles University through KSU in Prague, a study abroad program taking place this summer from June 15 - July 7.
K-State Debate competes internationally in World Universities Debating Championship
The K-State Debate team recently traveled to Madrid, Spain to compete in the World Universities Debating Championship, the largest international debating tournament.
Royal Purple named as a national Pacemaker Finalist for Best College Yearbook in the country
The Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) chose the 2022 Royal Purple among 10 finalists in the competition.
Kansas State University adds new online digital engagement certificate
The A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication is launching a new online certificate in digital engagement for students, working professionals and job seekers in fall 2023.
Alan Boyer to present on panel at KC Imagine conference
Boyer will discuss digital media workforce training and availability in the bistate area.
K-State freshman chosen for national Sugar Bowl play-by-play coverage
Wildcat 91.9 sports commentator and broadcaster J.P. Cardenas will call Kansas State's Allstate Sugar Bowl appearance against Alabama for Tico Sports, a national Spanish language broadcast network.
Wildcat Electronic Media makes local broadcast history with Big 12 Championship coverage
Wildcat 91.9 (KSDB-FM), part of Wildcat Electronic Media, covered the 2022 Big 12 Championship Game between Kansas State and TCU. While the team brought a victory home for Manhattan, the students of Wildcat Electronic Media brought fans an unforgettable multimedia broadcast experience.
SMC student innovates groundbreaking mobile app for Wildcat 91.9
The Wildcat 91.9 mobile app is live and ready to download on either Apple or Android devices. The app was created by Wildcat 91.9 (KSDB-FM) sound engineer and Kansas State University student Brody Zwiebel.
Channel 8 News alumni take over “Good Day Kansas”
It’s not unusual for broadcast students from the A.Q Miller School of Media and Communication to work for the same company as one another after graduating, but thanks to KSN-TV’s “Good Day Kansas” show, a pair of graduates have taken this idea to the next level on the air.
A.Q. Miller School launches Bachelor of Science in digital innovation in media for fall 2023
Kansas State University's A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication is launching a new Bachelor of Science in digital innovation in media, introducing a new era of academic innovation designed to deliver graduates with in-demand blended digital skills in entrepreneurship, computing and digital engagement.
Social media management certificate for students, working professionals now offered online at K-State
The A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication is offering a new online certificate that helps college majors and industry professionals expand and enhance their knowledge and skills in social media strategies and best practices, daily management and content creation.
Woods participates in Microsoft workshop on metaphors for AI
Heather Suzanne Woods, assistant professor of communication and technology and associate director for graduate programs and research in the A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication, recently joined an international group of researchers, industry leaders, engineers and developers for an invitation-only workshop on how to communicate about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).
Collegian Media Group director Ira David Levy presented with top 100 Pioneer adviser award
At a breakfast at the National Press Club, in Washington, D.C., the Collegian Media Group’s Director, Ira David Levy, was presented with a Pioneer Award by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) on Friday, Oct. 28.
Royal Purple yearbook named #1 college media publication over 100 years
The Royal Purple yearbook was named the Number One college media publication, having won more national Pacemaker and Pacemaker Finalist awards than any yearbook, newspaper or magazine combined over 100 years.
Collegian newspaper and Manhappenin' magazine win national Pacemaker finalist awards; 18 individual awards
Both the Manhappenin’ magazine and Collegian newspaper won Pacemaker Finalist awards for best student publications in the country, in their respective categories for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Pacemaker is considered the Pulitzer Prize of college journalism.
Woods gives invited international talk on digital media in Hannover, Germany
Heather Suzanne Woods, assistant professor of communication studies and associate director for graduate programs and research in the A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication, recently gave an invited talk in Hannover, Germany.
Director of Debate Awarded Speech Communication Collegiate Educator of the Year
Assistant professor of communication studies and director of K-State Debate, Alex McVey, was named Collegiate Educator of the Year by the Kansas Speech Communication Association (KSCA).
A.Q. Miller School Launches New Advertising & Public Relations, News & Sports Media Degrees; Updates Communication Studies Degree
The newly merged A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication announces new degree programs in advertising and public relations and news and sports media, and an updated communication studies degree for summer 2022.
Nearly $190,000 in scholarships awarded for 2022-2023
The A.Q. Miller School awards 92 students with scholarships totaling nearly $190,000 for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Strategic Health Communications Courses Offered in New Public Health Degree Programs
The A.Q. Miller School is excited to offer courses in strategic health communications as part of their new Bachelor and Master of Science in Public Health.
Professors Publish Research on First-Gen Students and Diversity in Advertising Industry
Professors study the perspectives of first-generation college students and their college experiences that develop a bridge into professional life.