A new process to apply for graduation has been announced

A new online application for students who are ready to graduate has been created.  The link is active in myMU and can be used to apply for December graduation now.

This new online process will expedite graduation application processing and eliminate any misunderstandings that might delay graduation.

Click Here for a downloadable PDF document that gives step-by-step instructions.

Burnis R. Morris Publishes New Book

Professor Burnis R. Morris, who is the Carter G. Woodson Professor in Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications, has published a new book.  The book is titled Carter G. Woodson – History, the Black Press, and Public Relations.

“This study reveals how historian Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) used the black press and modern public relations techniques to popularize black history during the first half of the twentieth century.”

More information is located at the University Press of Mississippi.

Students earn professional awards for nonprofit work

Two sections of Marshall University Public Relations Campaign Management classes took home four first-place Crystal Awards from the Public Relations Society of America-West Virginia Chapter at the PRSA-W.Va. Gala June 14 at the Culture Center in Charleston. Continue reading…

WMUL-FM receives 18 Hermes Creative Awards

Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received five (5) Platinum Awards, seven (7) Gold Awards and six (6) Honorable Mention Awards in The Hermes Creative Awards 2016-17 Competition.  The winners were named in a letter dated Monday, April 10, 2017, from Dallas, Texas. Continue reading…

Documentary Journalism Class – Public showing of students’ work.

Students in the documentary journalism class in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications honed their storytelling skills in the video format. Local news station WCHS captured some of the excitement at the public showing of the students’ work.  Click Here for the story on WCHS.



Professor, university radio station win regional Edward R. Murrow Award

Marshall journalism professor Dan Hollis and WMUL-FM, Marshall’s public radio station, were honored with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award April 25 by the Radio Television Digital News Association.

Hollis and WMUL-FM won in the “Excellence in Sound” category for small markets in region 8. The category was open to radio stations in Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia. Continue reading…

Students take 10 first-place awards from National Broadcasting Society

Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received 10 first-place awards and 12 honorable mention awards during the National Broadcasting Society/Alpha Epsilon Rho (NBS/AERho) 26th Annual National Student Audio/Video Scriptwriting and 54th Annual Audio/Video Production Awards Competition ceremony at the Hilton Meadowlands Hotel in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Saturday, March 25. Continue reading…