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LSU Manship School Welcomes New Associate Deans to Administration

BATON ROUGE--Three LSU Manship School of Mass Communication faculty members have joined the school's administrative team as new associate deans in fall 2022: Joshua Darr, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives; Nathan Kalmoe, Ph.D., Interim Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Administration; Meghan Sanders, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.

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LSU Reilly Center to Host BASF Silverberg Sustainability Initiative

BATON ROUGE-The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host the BASF Silverberg Sustainability Initiative to engage and educate the LSU community on sustainability development goals outlined by the United Nations. This event is in partnership with LSU's College of Engineering and the E.J. Ourso College of Business.

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LSU Reilly Center to Examine Plantations' Historical Portrayal of Slavery, Solutions to Shift the Narrative

BATON ROUGE--The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host the season five opener of Racism: Dismantling the System, "Narrative Shifting: Centering the Humanity of the Enslaved on Plantations" on Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. CT. The discussion will explore how plantations have historically presented the story of slavery and solutions to change these distorted narratives.

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LSU Manship School to Highlight Black Women in Public Relations

BATON ROUGE--The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host "Black Women in PR: Reflecting on Success" to highlight the work of young public relations professionals and their journeys in the industry.

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LSU Manship School Mourns the Loss of Former Dean, Distinguished Professor of Journalism Jerry Ceppos

We are heartbroken to share that Professor of Journalism Jerry Ceppos, dean of the LSU Manship School from 2011 to 2018, passed away on July 29 at his Baton Rouge home, surrounded by loved ones. He was 75 years old.

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Louisiana Changemakers Awarded LSU Reilly Center Grants to Implement Community Projects

BATON ROUGE--The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication has selected its second cohort of grantees for "The Community Collaborative: By the Community, For the Community." Grantees were selected after receiving community building training.

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LSU Student Media Journalists Bring Home Top Awards from National, Regional Media Competitions

BATON ROUGE--Students from LSU Student Media outlets took home 19 awards for journalism excellence in the 2021 Region 12 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Competition and six awards in the 2022 College Media Business & Advertising Managers (CMBAM) Competition.

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