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The Gift of Gratitude

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#GivingTuesday is the perfect time to give thanks to our alumni and friends who make a difference in the lives of students at Illinois. The College of Media has already awarded scholarship assistance to 109 students this academic year. Scholarship gifts impact our ability to recruit and retain exceptional students and help offset the lack of state support.

To honor those donors who impact the Illinois experience, the College has established Gratitude Tuesday.

29 Nov
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Helton '66 JOURN Interviewed by Farmweeknow.com

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Richard Helton is now one of the top news anchors in the second-largest U.S. city. Find out how this farm kid from Illinois used his rural roots and experience with the RFD Radio Network to make it through The Windy City to the City of Angels.

03 Nov
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AAF announces 2017 class of most promising multicultural students

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Three students from the College of Media were named to the American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Class of 2017. Honorees include Jamison McDermott, Alex Studer and Jalilah Sultan.

01 Nov
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Remembering Brett Lerner one year later

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We're thinking about Brett Lerner this month and celebrating the first Brett Lerner Memorial Scholarship recipient, Walker Post.

A junior majoring in journalism, Post was a natural fit to be awarded the Brett Lerner Memorial Scholarship. He came to the University with a passion for journalism and has continued to develop himself as a professional, committed to studying both editorial and news broadcast. He admits, “The busier I am, the happier I will be.

31 Oct
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Box office opening for 2017 Ebert Film Festival passes

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Passes for the 19th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” coming April 19-23, 2017, will go on sale Nov. 1.

The passes cover all 12 or more screenings during the five-day event at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign. Related talks and panel discussions will be held at the Hyatt Place hotel in Champaign and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Read the full story here.

31 Oct
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