College of Arts and Media News Archive

Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum to host online public lectures as part of Institute on Black History Instruction
The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University is inviting the Tri-State community to attend two special lectures during its Institute on Black History Instruction – one celebrating Juneteenth, the other recalling the significant role played by Woodson and others in the struggle to educate African Americans. The lectures will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 19 and June 20.
Five to be inducted into the School of Journalism and Mass Communications Hall of Fame
Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC) Hall of Fame is welcoming five new members.
WMUL-FM students take home national awards from three competitions
Students from WMUL-FM, Marshall University’s public radio station, brought home awards from three national broadcasting competitions: the 2020 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Contest,  the Hermes Creative Awards 2020-2021 competition, and the 27th Annual Communicator Awards 2021 Audio Competition. WMUL-FM students won one first-place award and one finalist award in the SPJ
Virtual Jazz Camp set for June 14-18
Marshall University’s jazz studies program will host a Virtual Jazz Camp June 14-18 for music students age 13 through adults. The virtual sessions will be offered with sessions at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day and will be livestreamed through the Marshall University Jazz Facebook page.
School of Music faculty member to celebrate CD release with livestream concert
Dr. Mark Zanter, a professor of music in Marshall University’s College of Arts and Media, is celebrating the release of Earth endures; Stars abide on Navona Records’ release Fleeting Realms Volume II with a livestream concert on parent company PARMA Records’ Live Stage concert series.
New Drinko Fellow named
Sandra Reed, a professor of art and former director of the school of art and design at Marshall University, has been named the 26th Distinguished John Deaver Drinko Academy Fellow. The announcement of her appointment was made by executive director Montserrat Miller, Ph.D., during a virtual event at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center
In-person Empty Bowls pottery sale planned for April 30
Marshall University’s School of Art and Design and the Pottery Place will host an in-person bowl sale event as part of the 18th annual Empty Bowls fundraising pottery sale. Empty Bowls Live is planned for noon to 6 p.m. Friday, April 30, at the Pullman Square gazebo. Bowls continue to be for sale online as
Series of student artwork exhibitions to start next week
The Marshall University School of Art and Design has a series of student exhibitions coming up this month and next.
School of Journalism and Mass Communications invites Hall of Fame nominations
Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC) is seeking nominations for its upcoming Hall of Fame class. “Our call to nominations each year is such a highlight because it’s an opportunity to be reminded of the successes of our graduates,” SOJMC Director Janet Dooley said. “It marks the breadth of talent that has generated from
Artists, Scholars, and Innovators lecture series to feature award-winning faculty
- The Artists, Scholars, and Innovators lecture series, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning at Marshall University, is presented by award-winning faculty who are chosen by their peers for their artistic, scholarly, or innovative achievements. The spring 2021 series will be hosted virtually and will open at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 18, with a lecture by Marshall Professor Dan Hollis, titled “Storytelling and Storytelling.”