Over 100 students took part in Mass Comm Day on April 16. Students and faculty welcomed Vivian Brown, a Jackson State University alumna who earned her B.S. in Meteorology, as the keynote speaker. Brown is a Jackson, Mississippi native who serves as an anchor for The Weather Channel. After her speech Brown gave advice to students during a question and answer session.
The Departmental Awards presentation was one of the highlights of the celebration. Campus Media Awards were also presented to students who were active in University Communications, The Blue and White Flahs, WJSU-FM, JSU-TV and Tiger TV.
Here is a list of winners:
Portfolio Contest Winners
1st Place – Taylor Bembery
2nd Place – Dan "Caroline" Zhao
3rd Place – Crystal Killingsworth
Honorable Mention: Kristopher Campbell/Kimani McCullough
Integrated Marketing Communications Award-Chelsea Tillman
Multimedia Journalism Award – Tiffany Thompson
Media Production – Chanel Williams
Highest G.P.A. Award – Tiffany Thompson
Howard Lett Service Award – Harold Johnson
Distinguished Student Award – Crystal Killingsworth
Overcoming Adversity Award – Dhahran Hall, Chanel Williams, Kimberly Gibson