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Robertson School remembers former director, Judy VanSlyke Turk, Ph.D.

Aug 30, 2021
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The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture mourns the passing of its former director and professor emeritus Judy VanSlyke Turk, PhD. Turk, who served as director from 2001 to 2010 and as a faculty member until her retirement in 2013, was a world-renowned public relations scholar, Plank Center award recipient and practitioner.


Dr. Clarence Thomas concludes 30-year service to VCU with honorary designation to Professor Emeritus and Affiliate Faculty

Aug 24, 2021
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Dr. Thomas, who holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communications with a specialty in Media History from the University of Florida, an M.S. in Television/Radio from Syracuse University, and a B.A. (with honors) in Mass Media Arts from Hampton Institute (now Hampton University) retired in spring of 2020 after an impressive 30-year career.


Camp’s in session: The Robertson School’s Camp ADventure starts summer 2021 with more students and clients than 2020.

Jun 3, 2021
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Camp ADventure is back and bigger than last year with over 160 campers representing 72 universities worldwide. In only its second year, the program continues to provide an opportunity for students to advance their skill sets while earning internship credit amidst a continued disruption to internship programs resulting from COIVD-19.


Dr. Linnie Carter to Address Robertson School Graduates at May 15th Commencement

May 7, 2021
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With graduation just a couple days away, The Robertson School of Media and Culture is excited to announce Dr. Linnie Carter as its spring 2021 commencement speaker.


Robertson Rush keeps the creativity flowing

May 5, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic is not stopping advertising students at Virginia Commonwealth University from creating content and developing their skills for an up-and-coming brand.


Robertson student starts foundation for young stroke victims after surviving a stroke herself

May 5, 2021
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After surviving a stroke with a less than 1% chance of recovering, VCU student Olivia Lewis looks to create a foundation to help other young stroke survivors recover and rehabilitate to get back on their feet.


Graduate student profile: Lloyd Young talks master’s degree and professional development

May 4, 2021
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The graduate program at The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture motivates students to refine the skills required for career advancement. Strategic Public Relations student, Lloyd Young, is one of many who plans putting her degree to work after during and after her graduate experience.


A look back at the success of our student organizations

May 3, 2021
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“The pandemic has changed many aspects within the dynamic of our organization."


VCU professors pandemic paper wins national award

May 3, 2021
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Professors at Virginia Commonwealth University, and other universities, won two awards at the International Public Relations Research Conference after spending quarantine working on a paper, focused on the correlation between social media and the COVID-19 pandemic.


Nothing can stop CreateAthon: 2021 event takes virtual approach to client needs

May 3, 2021
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A group of 22 students sit in front of their laptops, eight hours at a time to create free advertisements for nonprofits as a part of Robertson student event, CreateAthon.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 > >>

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