#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.
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.
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.
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.