Mass Communication at UNC Asheville

Mass Communication at UNC Asheville The official page for the Department of Mass Communication at UNC Asheville. UNC Asheville's Mass Communication department emphasizes a liberal arts approach to the study of mass communication disciplines, clear and effective communication, and information literacy, to ensure success in the profession and a firm foundation for lifelong learning.
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07/09/2020

The UNC Asheville Career Center is hosting a virtual event with Nike on Friday, July 17 from 12-1:15 PM. Cassie Major (Assistant Store Manager), Kendra Stiles (Technical Recruiter for Global Operations and Logistics Function), and RJ Armantrout (Area Recruiter) will attend. The event will cover part-time positions, and also long-term career positions with Nike. To be added to the invite - which includes the Zoom login information - students, faculty, and staff can email [email protected] OR register for the event on Handshake.

06/30/2020
UNC Asheville Alumni Association

UNC Asheville Alumni Association

We have a new matching gift! Brian P. Davis ’06 was so inspired by the outpouring of support for the Merianne Miller Scholarship that he has set up a second match to help us raise enough funding to endow the scholarship and support a mass communication student this fall. Make your gift right now and it will be matched $1 for $1 up to $3000! https://www.givecampus.com/828v9v

06/02/2020
Local JobsSouthern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy is hiring an events coordinatorPart time Package Handler at UPSAcco...
05/20/2020
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Local Jobs
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy is hiring an events coordinator
Part time Package Handler at UPS
Account services manager at IntelliSound

Internships
Asheville Art Museum
Charlotte Hornets
National Security and International Affairs

For more information go to https://unca.joinhandshake.com/login

05/14/2020

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of long-time friend and collaborator David Schmidt. David bravely battled cancer for the last 10 months before passing away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family, last Friday night. A professional audio recordist and engineer, David was an integral member of Team UNCA, our 48 hour film team, for the last 13 years. From the sound workshops David provided at UNCA, to his on-set mentorship during numerous films, David inspired countless Mass Communication students. He will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, David asked that donations be made to Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, 33 Meadow Road Asheville, NC 28803.

The Asheville Art Museum offers the following internship opportunities for Fall 2020. To learn more, please visit https:...
05/14/2020

The Asheville Art Museum offers the following internship opportunities for Fall 2020. To learn more, please visit https://www.ashevilleart.org/about/careers/intern/ or contact me at [email protected] or 828.253.3227 x122.

FALL 2020: Priority application deadline July 1
Communications
Curatorial – Collections Management
Curatorial – Preparation
Learning & Engagement
Museum Store
Visitor Services

The UNC Asheville Career Center is excited to invite you to attend a virtual visit with Amplified Media on May 22 from 1...
05/14/2020

The UNC Asheville Career Center is excited to invite you to attend a virtual visit with Amplified Media on May 22 from 12PM to 1PM.

Amplified Media is a local digital marketing and branding firm. They work with everyone from writers, content creators, photographers/videographers, graphic designers, web development/design, and more. They're a 'small' organization in Asheville with a nation-wide reach. Hear from their founder and creative lead, Jared Kay, about how he got to where he is today.

To be added to the calendar invitation with the Zoom url, please 'Register' for the event at the link below.

Event URL: https://unca.joinhandshake.com/events/499510

05/11/2020
Alma Mater 2020

In case you missed it last week, please listen to this beautiful tribute to the Class of 2020!!

UNC Asheville's Music Department dedicates a reimagined alma mater to the Class of 2020.

04/28/2020
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Online classes and social distancing meant reinventing MCOM 495 Media Production. Today, we bring you Ong Yang's senior project.

"I’ve always wanted to showcase my culture especially because my ethnicity, Hmong, is not very well known even though there is a large population of us in the US. We also seldom have the chance to wear our traditional clothing so I enjoy taking them out whenever I have the chance. (We only get to wear them for Hmong New Year during November around Thanksgiving and for when we get married.)
I filmed my two younger cousins with my Samsung phone and a handheld gimbo."

https://youtu.be/5-9eWo8qCi0

UNC Asheville's first virtual Undergraduate Research, Creativity & Community Engagement Symposium kicks off tomorrow on ...
04/20/2020
2020 Spring Symposium and Community Engagement Schedule

UNC Asheville's first virtual Undergraduate Research, Creativity & Community Engagement Symposium kicks off tomorrow on April 21.

Research projects by mass communication students may be found here:

Environmental Communication https://annualspringsymposium2020.sched.com/overview/type/Environmental+Communication

Mass Communication - https://annualspringsymposium2020.sched.com/overview/type/Mass+Communication

Check out the schedule for 2020 Spring Symposium and Community Engagement

Zen Tubing Social Media PositionSeeking someone to create social media & blog content, respond to reviews, simple websit...
03/23/2020

Zen Tubing Social Media Position
Seeking someone to create social media & blog content, respond to reviews, simple website changes on WordPress, SEO, and generate ideas on marketing strategies. Additionally gain experience as a Zen Tubing representative at Chamber meetings and events. Contact Jim Slatton at [email protected].

Remember to join your classes online and check your email often!
03/23/2020

Remember to join your classes online and check your email often!

03/05/2020
In celebration of Women's History Month, please join us for a film screening tonight at 6 p.m. in the Blue ridge Room, H...
03/03/2020

In celebration of Women's History Month, please join us for a film screening tonight at 6 p.m. in the Blue ridge Room, Highsmith Student Union. Senior Lecturer Anne Slatton will lead a discussion on Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache.

03/02/2020

Interested in an Internship? Come to The Internship Event tomorrow Tuesday, March 3 from 12pm - 1pm, Blue Ridge Room, Highsmith to find out more about internships in the region, and organizations looking to hire YOU!

Summer 2020 NCIOM Graduate Digital Communications Internship Opportunity - http://nciom.org/about-us/employment-internsh...
03/02/2020
Employment & Internships | North Carolina Institute of Medicine

Summer 2020 NCIOM Graduate Digital Communications Internship Opportunity - http://nciom.org/about-us/employment-internships/

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) is an independent, quasi-state agency that was chartered by the NC General Assembly in 1983 to provide balanced, nonpartisan information on issues of relevance to the health of North Carolina’s population. The NCIOM convenes working groups of knowle...

Mass Communication - Alumni Spotlights
02/10/2020

Mass Communication - Alumni Spotlights

Dr. Meadows 🙌
01/23/2020

Dr. Meadows 🙌

"The students make UNC Asheville special. I've taught at large state schools in the past, and the experience is different. Here, because we're smaller, we get to know the students, we engage more directly with them and their work, and we become a community. It sounds a little, maybe a lot, sentimental, but it's true. This place is just special."
-Laura Meadows, Mass Communication Professor
#uncavl #originalminds

MCOM senior Taylor Sexton's enterprise piece on PTSD made the cover of the latest Smoky Mountain News!
12/18/2019
Studies show correlation between PTSD and substance abuse

MCOM senior Taylor Sexton's enterprise piece on PTSD made the cover of the latest Smoky Mountain News!

By Taylor Sexton • Special to SMN | Emma Jordan lives in Hatteras, North Carolina, where she spends her days working hard, soaking in the sun’s rays, and struggling with PTSD and substance abuse. “My whole deal was to bottle it up, leave it somewhere buried deep down inside,” Jorda...

Mass Communication - Alumni Spotlights
12/09/2019

Mass Communication - Alumni Spotlights

Freedom of Speech. Some good information to know. UNC Asheville The First Amendment Encyclopedia #1stComesFirst
11/21/2019

Freedom of Speech. Some good information to know. UNC Asheville The First Amendment Encyclopedia #1stComesFirst

Freedom of the Press. What does our Constitution say? UNC Asheville The First Amendment Encyclopedia #1stComesFirst
11/21/2019

Freedom of the Press. What does our Constitution say? UNC Asheville The First Amendment Encyclopedia #1stComesFirst

11/21/2019
#1stComesFirst

#1stComesFirst First Amendment campaign starts at noon today in the Highsmith Student Union. Can you name the five freedoms protected by the First Amendment? UNC Asheville The First Amendment Encyclopedia

11/20/2019
5 Freedoms 1st PSA

Welcome to day 3 of our First Amendment Week campaigns. Stop by the Highsmith Student Union from noon-1 p.m. #5Freedoms1st The First Amendment Encyclopedia​ UNC Asheville

#RecognizeYourRights Celebrating the First Amendment, Highsmith Student Union, 12-1 p.m. UNC Asheville The First Amendme...
11/19/2019

#RecognizeYourRights Celebrating the First Amendment, Highsmith Student Union, 12-1 p.m. UNC Asheville The First Amendment Encyclopedia

#RecognizeYourRights Check out these fact sheets on the First Amendment. Stop by our table in Highsmith Student Union, 1...
11/19/2019

#RecognizeYourRights Check out these fact sheets on the First Amendment. Stop by our table in Highsmith Student Union, 12-1 p.m. UNC Asheville The First Amendment Encyclopedia

Join us for First Amendment Week in the Highsmith Student Union, 12-1 p.m. Today's campaign theme is #RecognizeYourRight...
11/19/2019

Join us for First Amendment Week in the Highsmith Student Union, 12-1 p.m. Today's campaign theme is #RecognizeYourRights! The First Amendment Encyclopedia UNC Asheville

11/18/2019
#UseTheFirst PSA

Check out today's First Amendment PSA The First Amendment Encyclopedia #UsetheFirst @UncAvl

First Amendment campaigns kick off today in Highsmith Student Union. Stop by and test your knowledge about the First Ame...
11/18/2019

First Amendment campaigns kick off today in Highsmith Student Union. Stop by and test your knowledge about the First Amendment. Prizes! #UseTheFirst #UncAvl The First Amendment Encyclopedia

Getting ready to kick-off First Amendment Week thanks to a grant from the Free Speech Center at MTSU The First Amendment...
11/18/2019

Getting ready to kick-off First Amendment Week thanks to a grant from the Free Speech Center at MTSU The First Amendment Encyclopedia #UseTheFirst #UncAvl

Mass Comm students! Please RSVP for the Senior Reception (happening Tuesday, Nov. 26, 12-1 p.m.) by Tuesday, Nov. 19! Us...
11/15/2019

Mass Comm students! Please RSVP for the Senior Reception (happening Tuesday, Nov. 26, 12-1 p.m.) by Tuesday, Nov. 19! Use the link below or the email with the link I sent on Wednesday titled, “FREE PIZZA”, you can’t miss it. 😄 We will be choosing two students from the RSVP list to win a prize mug (pictured). Get excited! 🍕

https://forms.gle/ygk7PEKrA75z6iy46

Nov. 18-21 from 12 - 1 p.m.Highsmith Student Union First Floor Atrium #UseTheFirst #RecognizeYourRights #5Freedoms1st#1s...
11/14/2019

Nov. 18-21 from 12 - 1 p.m.
Highsmith Student Union
First Floor Atrium
#UseTheFirst
#RecognizeYourRights
#5Freedoms1st
#1stComesFirst

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Womansong Community Chorus is seeking a Videographer for our December concert. The concert will be held on A-B Tech’s main campus at the A-B Tech Conference Center, 16 Fernihurst Drive, Asheville, NC 28801 We would like the videographer to attend Tech night, Wed, Dec 4 (long evening) plus 1 performance to do the filming, plus minimal editing to add chapters & titles. Performances are Sat, Dec 7 - 7:30pm and Sunday, Dec 8 - 3:00pm http://www.womansong.org/ldquobe-brave-ndash-a-salute-to-sheroesrdquo.html For payment, we are offering $150 (that's what is budgeted) We welcome a working professional or a talented student/intern. If you have interest or can recommend someone, you may forward this information to them, or please contact me: Lytingale: 828.606.6749 [email protected] Womansong concerts are fun & meaningful, and contain some production elements. This concert has a 50-voice chorus & piano, along with various soloists, drum set, djembe, cello, flute, dancers on some songs and is focusing on sheroes - women who have shaped the world. We are women of diverse ages, musical abilities, and perspectives who sing together to nurture & uplift ourselves & our community. We support our own charity, The New Start Program, for women making a new start.
Womansong needs a videographer for our concert Dec 7 & 8 at ABTech. Stipend will be paid. Message me for details.
Womansong needs a videographer for our Concert Dec 7 or 8. Stipend will be paid. Message me for details if you are interested.
Code For Asheville Meetup announced! 10/17/18, 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Shiloh Center - 121 Shiloh Rd, Asheville 28803. **Free childcare will be provided. Come learn about the State of Black Asheville website project, and connect with leadership from Code for America! As part of the Code for America Community Fellowship won by retired UNCA Professor Dr. Dwight Mullen, and UNCA alumns Jesse Michel, and Patrick Conant - Hashim Mteuzi (Senior Manager of the Network Talent Initiative and Fellowship Project Advisor at Code for America) along with Chief Programs Officer SaraT (ST) Mayer will be visiting Asheville on 10/17. To RSVP + read more detailed info, please click Meetup link. https://www.meetup.com/Code-for-Asheville/events/254732764/
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